Northeastern computational social scientist David Lazer and his interdisciplinary research team have demonstrated that mobile phone data can be used to predict future unemployment rates up to four months before the release of official reports and more accurately than traditional forecasts.
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Professor Sanjeev Mukerjee, director of the Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology, says the new Powerwall lithium-ion battery is a good first foray into home energy storage but notes that the “ultimate solution” will require bringing down costs even further.
At Commencement, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, L’98, urged the Northeastern University School of Law’s newest graduates to believe in themselves, embrace uncertainty, and remember that their education belongs just as much to the entire community as it does to themselves.
On Friday, Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote, a historic event for the traditionally conservative nation. Northeastern associate professor Patrick Mullen discusses what it was like to be on the Emerald Isle during the vote.
The ISEC topping-off ceremony, Northeastern’s Carter Playground investment, and #proudhusky are among our selection for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
The university on Thursday held a ceremony celebrating a significant milestone in the construction of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, as the final steel beam was added to the building’s structure.
Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi, PhD’16, recently received a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit aimed at achieving gender equity through advocacy, education, and research.
When it comes to fighting diseases in the 21st century, Big Data is becoming an integral weapon. At the forefront of this battle is world-renowned network scientist Alessandro Vespignani, who […]
Five Northeastern student-researchers have worked to address the worldwide water crisis, designing a solar-powered desalination system that produces potable ocean water.
The “Minds over Matters: NUterm Faculty Speaker Series” features weekly presentations from top faculty scholars who discuss their research and examine timely topics of global importance.
In a unique public-private partnership, Northeastern University and the City of Boston will build together a state-of-the-art athletic complex that will expand recreation opportunities for both Northeastern students and Boston […]
The 113th Commencement exercises video, Northeastern’s new provost announcement, the El Mac mural, and #iheartcoop are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.