Northeastern hosted the fifth annual Millennium Campus Conference over the weekend, convening world-renowned speakers and more than 1,000 college students to discuss solutions to the world’s greatest problems.
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In July, four Northeastern students participated in Israel’s Maccabiah Games, the third largest sporting event in the world. Last week, they recounted their experiences over a Shabbat dinner at the university’s Hillel House.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and her team at the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory use the science of emotion to scare people at a haunted house — and raise money for charity.
Northeastern University celebrated the work of the newly created Digital Public Library of America with a daylong series of workshops focused on the future of the online repository.
Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities recently co-hosted a two-day conference focused on the role of women in democratic transitions in the Middle East.
Network scientists at Northeastern took advantage of a visit from Hungarian President János Áder to present research on the social network of the city’s Hungarian expat community.
John Wood discussed his journey from corporate America to founding Room to Read, which has built thousands of libraries and schools in the developing world, at an event hosted by Northeastern’s Social Enterprise Institute this week.
With Election Day less than two weeks away, Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a public forum on Sunday with the city’s mayoral and at-large city council candidates.
Last week, the startup company Fantex Inc. announced a new marketplace for investors to buy and sell shares linked to the brand value and economic performance of professional athletes—and one … read more »
Communications studies major Natalie Dickinson started a Tumblr blog for young people breaking into the music industry—and is now developing a business plan with guidance from faculty and her peers.
Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, called the budget deal ending the partial government shutdown “a total victory” for the Obama administration and discussed the deal’s implications for global economic stability.
As part of Northeastern’s educational series on civic sustainability, a trio of Northeastern scholars led a discussion on immigration issues in the U.S. from a legal, philosophical, and criminal justice perspective.