Northeastern is hosting the world premiere of a traveling exhibit featuring 25 innovative Swiss energy projects honored with the renowned Watt d’Or award.
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In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Digital Scholarship Group at Northeastern is hosting an international service called TAPAS that will provide low-cost publishing and storage services for users to create, curate, and share high-quality data using open-source tools.
Seven faculty research projects have been selected to receive grants through a new initiative that promotes innovative teaching approaches in the classroom and advances undergraduate learning at Northeastern.
Max Abrahms, a terrorism theorist and assistant professor of political science at Northeastern, explains why the jihadist terrorist group may not have the ability to sustain itself much longer.
Northeastern has received a grant through the U.S. Department of State to leverage its global leadership in experiential education by helping three universities in Latin America and the Caribbean bolster their study abroad and student exchange programs.
Orientation Session C, new co-ops, and November Project were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Assistant professor of communication studies Sarah Jackson’s new book examines how the mainstream and black press have covered controversial political dissent by African-American celebrities. Her inspiration came from an unlikely source: Kanye West.
Law professor Wendy Parmet analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that some for-profit companies with religious objections can avoid paying for employees’ contraceptive care, a requirement of the Affordable Care Act.
In April, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick filed legislation that would ban noncompete clauses in the state, saying that they restrict innovation. Here, law professor David Phillips offers insight into the role of noncompete clauses and how the potential new law could impact businesses.
The end of the co-op cycle, IDEA’s new CEO, and Mission 31 were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
The most interesting films are those that “encourage the viewer to get off the couch and act,” says Sabrina Chammas, AS’10, who is currently producing a documentary on blind ballerinas in Brazil.