Northeastern law professor Daniel Medwed says that the jury selection process in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will differ from other federal cases in two fundamental ways.
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Northeastern sociology professor Daniel Faber’s research over the past decade helped lay groundwork for a Massachusetts executive order promoting environmental justice.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced plans to “normalize relations” between the U.S. and Cuban governments. Here, associate professor Amílcar Antonio Barreto discusses what this will mean for the neighboring nations.
HI, G.U.S. Meet G.U.S.—the Get Up Seat. The soon-to-be-prototyped assistance device will help elderly users get up from falls and give them support when they start to feel weak. It’s […]
The Northeastern Humanities Center recently held the second installment of this year’s Space and Place series, in which three of the center’s fellows presented interdisciplinary research on mobility, space, and place.
For the first time in history, Northeastern accepted early decision applications for the incoming class of 2015. This week, new and current members of Husky Nation took to Twitter to express their excitement for the admission decisions.
Assistant professor Brooke Foucault Welles is studying how people can better understand and leverage their social networks to identify valuable and previously unnoticed connections or resources. She says this work could be particularly valuable for the military.
One year since embarking on a mission to eliminate ocean plastic pollution, Bureo Skateboards has now sold 2,000 boards, partnered with Patagonia, and established key relationships with Chile’s fishing community.
Students, faculty, and staff have organized a number of efforts on campus to collect toys, food, clothing, and other items for people and communities in need this holiday season. Here’s what you can do to give back.
The true crime podcast from This American Life “takes us back to one of the most basic tenets of storytelling: suspense,” says journalist Dina Kraft, associate program coordinator of Northeastern’s Media Innovation program.
Northeastern journalism professor Alan Schroeder weighs in on how news outlets’ backpedaling on high-profile stories in light of questions about sources can affect their credibility, and how they can regain it.