This year, besides choosing a president, Massachusetts voters will have the chance to weigh in on statewide ballot questions on four topics: slot machines, charter schools, livestock, and marijuana. Here’s what you should know about each of them.
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In her new book, English professor Mary Loeffelholz argues that Emily Dickinson’s poems continue to live on in the hearts and minds of readers due largely to their ability to comfort those in times of sorrow. “She was a master of extending consolation and recognition to people in the wake of death,” Loeffelholz explains, “a master of acknowledging it, grieving it, and expressing it.”
Andrea Illy, president and CEO of the Italian coffee company illycaffè, discussed his family-owned business during the most recent installment of a lecture series called “The World in Your Cup.” Beauty and goodness, he said, should be the ultimate goals of everything—including making a cup of coffee.
“I bleed Northeastern. There is a lot about the university to be proud of, but I think the most important is how well we prepare students to manage and succeed […]
Thursday night at Northeastern, Nobel laureate and Distinguished University Professor Sir Richard Roberts argued that despite what you may have heard, GMOs are safe and have the potential to save lives in developing countries. Here are five key points from his talk.
Walking the campus of Northeastern University you’ll find a small plaque in the shape of #homeplate commemorating the first #WorldSeries played here on what was once the Huntington Playing Grounds […]
Amy Poehler, whose memorable roles on Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation have inspired a loyal fan following, will speak at Northeastern on Thursday, Nov. 10, as part of Homecoming. Tickets for students, faculty, and staff go on sale Tuesday at 9 p.m. on myNEU.
Learning a new language is a very personal and profound experience that can help open the doors to new cultures, says applied linguistics expert Stacey Katz Bourns. She hopes to cultivate that mindset at Northeastern.
On Wednesday, members of the Northeastern community heard from university leaders about the long-range plan and discussed the plan’s objectives, with areas of focus ranging from expanding personalized experiential education to upgrading the university’s physical and digital infrastructure.
The Department of Theatre’s latest work, a production of the play Dead Man’s Cell Phone, explores just what happens when you answer a stranger’s ringing phone. The production runs through Saturday in the Studio Theatre.
President Aoun and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined community members and partners on Tuesday morning to unveil the Impact Lending program, the region’s first university-supported loan program for businesses owned by female and minority entrepreneurs.
In 2006, a friend called up Broovelt Lacet asking if he could help do some cleanup work on a Sunday morning following flood damage at a Northeastern building. His friend […]