(This article was updated Monday morning at 9 a.m.) Friday’s capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings capped a harrowing week for the Boston area. Throughout the week, … read more »
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Associate professor Greg Goodale’s Advocacy Workshop trains students to become lobbyists and push for legislative change to Massachusetts’ foster care system
Twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon killed three spectators and left scores more injured. In the last 24 hours, news agencies have reported that authorities believe security … read more »
The Senate discussed a new master of arts in homeland security that aligns with the university’s commitment to security research.
Professor Gary Young and his colleagues at Northeastern are the first in the nation to analyze hospitals’ community benefits practices, which are intimately linked with their tax-exempt status.
A group of undergraduate researchers developed a robotic system to help people with ankle injuries regain both strength and balance.
Thirteen Northeastern students joined more than 1,000 of their peers from around the world at the 6th annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting.
Ever since a high school trip to Zambia to repair dormitories, Danielle Fontaine has been searching for a chance to return to Africa. So when she got a co-op with … read more »
At the Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration, Bernard A. Stotsky Professor Laurel Leff explained that American universities had one of the few lifelines to extend to refugees fleeing Europe to escape Nazi persecutions, but they didn’t do enough.
All animals communicate, but human language is uniquely structured. In her new book, The Phonological Mind, psychology professor Iris Berent asks why that is.
Gaming is fun, but it can also be educational, according to Northeastern professors who showcased their research at the fourth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday.
Psychology professor David DeSteno’s lab is the first to study the social implications of meditation, a practice well known to improve one’s physical and psychological well-being.