Kara Miller, host of WGBH radio’s Innovation Hub, discussed the increasing popularity of entrepreneurship in the latest installment of the Pathways to Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.
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Northeastern faculty experts weigh in on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
Northeastern law professor Margaret Burnham met Nelson Mandela when he appointed her to an international human rights commission in 1993. She reflected on the legacy of the popular political figure, who died on Thursday at the age of 95.
Studying for finals, the annual gingerbread construction contest, and Northeastern’s newly announced science and engineering research complex were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun and Richard Saul Wurman, the TED conference creator and a Distinguished Professor of the Practice in the College of Arts, Media and Design, discussed the complexities of learning and the future of higher education on Wednesday.
In celebration of World AIDS Day, a panel of Northeastern faculty members joined delegates in the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program to discuss the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS.
“We’re on a course toward fully automating warfare,” warned roboticist Noel Sharkey, who delivered a recent lecture on the political, ethical, and legal implications of Terminator-like weapons.
Throughout Global Entrepreneurship Week, speakers offered advice and insight on topics ranging from mentorship and early-stage funding to the do’s and don’ts of starting a business. Here’s a roundup: Richard Hawkes, … read more »
Exciting new ventures, powerful advice for young innovators, and the down-low on Northeastern’s range of resources for entrepreneurs were all on display last week during Global Entrepreneurship Week. “Global Entrepreneurship … read more »
Northeastern alumnus Kenneth Scola was working at The Boston Globe on his first co-op the day President John F. Kennedy was shot. It was an experience he said he will never forget.
Political science professor Robert Gilbert, who is writing a book on President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, says JFK’s political decision-making “improved sharply as he acquired more seasoning.”
Empowerfest, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and other campus happenings were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week, the first of a new news@Northeastern feature. Exciting messages from … read more »