On Monday, the Supreme Court for the first time addressed the implications of free speech on social media. In the case Elonis v. United States, the court reversed the conviction […]
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A research team led by University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis present in a new paper that they’ve identified drug-tolerant persister cells in the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. They also present a promising approach to potentially eradicating this and other infections.
As part of their video news production course, three students wrote, shot, and edited a short-form piece on Clarissa Turner, a mourning mother whose 24-year-old son was killed in 2011.
Adam Richman’s visit to Xhibition Kitchen, faculty research, and a cappella performances are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday indicted 14 individuals on charges alleging widespread corruption at FIFA, international soccer’s governing body. Law professor Roger Abrams examines the criminal investigation and what it could mean for the sport.
Sarah Lombardo, SSH’15, Northeastern’s first-ever recipient of the prestigious Pickering Fellowship, wants to use diplomacy to help former combatants following a conflict.
Northeastern computational social scientist David Lazer and his interdisciplinary research team have demonstrated that mobile phone data can be used to predict future unemployment rates up to four months before the release of official reports and more accurately than traditional forecasts.
Professor Sanjeev Mukerjee, director of the Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology, says the new Powerwall lithium-ion battery is a good first foray into home energy storage but notes that the “ultimate solution” will require bringing down costs even further.
At Commencement, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, L’98, urged the Northeastern University School of Law’s newest graduates to believe in themselves, embrace uncertainty, and remember that their education belongs just as much to the entire community as it does to themselves.
On Friday, Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote, a historic event for the traditionally conservative nation. Northeastern associate professor Patrick Mullen discusses what it was like to be on the Emerald Isle during the vote.
The ISEC topping-off ceremony, Northeastern’s Carter Playground investment, and #proudhusky are among our selection for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
The university on Thursday held a ceremony celebrating a significant milestone in the construction of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, as the final steel beam was added to the building’s structure.