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D’Amore-McKim School of Business professor Robert Lieb has written a book detailing the history of the American Basketball League, a short-lived pro basketball league in the 1960s that looked to disrupt the basketball establishment.
The six delegation members, who represent the political spectrum in Israel and were brought to the U.S. by the Ruderman Family Foundation, participated in a town-hall event Tuesday night at Northeastern. Knesset members discussed a range of topics in a spirited yet civil discussion.
Eleven students spent spring break volunteering at the Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, a Texas-based organization that provides fun day camp experiences for kids with special needs.
U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., a leading voice in Washington on human rights issues, visited Northeastern on Friday to discuss his work advocating for human rights across the globe and what still needs to be done.
Nutritious coffee bars, healthcare apps, and sleeveless shirts were among the ventures on display Wednesday night at NEXPO, a bi-annual startup showcase highlighting entrepreneurship on campus.
This week’s tweets from the Northeastern community include student stories, a picture perfect husky, and our commencement speaker announcement.
In the wake of the recent deadly mudslide in Washington state, Tom Sheahan, professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, breaks down the anatomy of slides and offers potential preventative measures.
Psychology professor John Coley discusses how the need for explanation can drive society—and perhaps the media—to be consumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
In a lecture Wednesday, Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, discussed the turmoil in the Eastern European country and what it means from a geopolitical standpoint.
Jeff Howe, an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern, has developed a new track in the graduate journalism program aimed at preparing mid-career reporters for the digital age.
Klevis Xharda, SSH’14, says his co-op with the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama last fall has expanded his career outlook: “The White House made me think: ‘O.K. Now, how can I top this?’”