As the Zika virus continues its inexorable spread, a panel of faculty members discussed how they—and by extension we—can be part of the global solution.
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Data visualization of Northeastern graduates’ career readiness, an intimate look at Spotlight, and RISE:2016 are among our selections of tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Almost everywhere you look nowadays, you’re likely to find someone staring down at a smartphone. At RISE, two Northeastern physical therapy students presented their research on how this practice may […]
Student-athletes face a unique set of stressors that can work to compromise their overall well-being, according to Peter Ward, PhD’19. After conducting a comprehensive literature review of the 2010 NCAA GOALS […]
“An arm for a leg.” No, the line is not part of a bargaining exchange. It’s the catchy title of Thomas Reilly’s research poster at RISE:2016. Reilly, BHS’16, is devoted to […]
“I study termites,” says Erin Cole, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Biology. “I’m not here to tell you how to kill them.” No, she’s here at RISE:2016 to […]
Peter Scannell, E’16, is one of five student engineers working to harness the power of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to help stroke patients overcome hemispatial neglect. Also called […]
Can a flow of information across Twitter signal when a momentous event is about to occur? Northeastern’s Alessandro Vespignani and an interdisciplinary group of scientists developed a method to find out. Their findings represent an initial step in constructing models to detect trouble before it’s too late.
The Northeastern community on Tuesday evening got an inside look into the making of the Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, gaining insight from a journalist who led The Boston Globe investigative team that was portrayed in the movie and the writer who shaped the story for the big screen.
Northeastern’s student chapter of Best Buddies International counts more than 40 young humanitarians who volunteer to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Alex Linden, BHS’17, and Melissa Jacques, S’17, are two of those humanitarians. On Friday, they’ll help host Northeastern’s inaugural “Special Spirit” basketball game.
An interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern alumnae—all recent graduates—kicked off the inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference, which aimed to inspire and educate the next generation of women leaders.
Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and digital media innovator Marty Baron discussed the future of media on Thursday afternoon during the latest installment of Northeastern’s presidential speaker series “The Future of…”