In the first-ever report on the efficacy of the nation’s anti-human trafficking efforts, co-authored by Northeastern criminologist Amy Farrell, researchers found that comprehensive laws that invested in fiscal and human resources—not harsher criminal penalties—increased arrests and prosecutions.
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Snow on campus, Northeastern’s Martin Luther King Jr. convocation, and #iheartcoop are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Whether it’s learning to speak a new language or play a new instrument, Susan Ambrose, Northeastern’s senior vice provost for undergraduate education and experiential learning, suggests a step-by-step approach for broadening your horizons.
Members of the Northeastern community witnessed moving speeches and powerful musical performances on Tuesday at “A Tribute to the Dream,” an event honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Associate professor Maria Dolce, in collaboration with the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, is bringing nursing and dental students together to put into practice the role that oral health plays in overall health.
This spring’s Open Classroom Series will explore the many challenges and opportunities facing the city over the next 15 years.
New research from two Northeastern University professors shows that in the days following Michael Brown’s fatal shooting, everyday citizens—not politicians, celebrities, or other prominent public figures—were the ones who, using Twitter, shaped the national dialogue.
The first day of class, the Winter Involvement Fair, and Northeastern innovation are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Rolling Stone on Saturday published an article by Oscar-winning actor and activist Sean Penn that sparked a national debate about journalistic ethics. We spoke with John Wihbey, an assistant professor of journalism and new media at Northeastern, who examines the interview with noted Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered the final State of the Union address of his two-term presidency. To provide analysis of the president’s remarks, we turned to professor Nick Beauchamp, an expert on U.S. politics and political methodology who has developed a new method to visualize the language and themes of political speeches.
After 27 years as a dedicated Northeastern employee, Alicia Lezama is retiring. Her tenure is a testament to how one individual can light up the worlds of many.
New Year’s resolutions. They can be hard to come up with and even harder to keep. We want to help. We’ll take the top five New Year’s resolutions—as voted on […]