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.
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.
#GivingTuesday has been a huge success and offers a reminder during the holidays to step back and reflect on the many forms giving can take, says Rebecca Riccio, director of Northeastern’s Social Impact Lab.
Rory Smead, an assistant professor of philosophy and religion, weighs in on whether the recent carbon emissions deal between the U.S. and China is a cause for optimism and explains how game theory can be applied to this agreement.
Natalie Bormann, associate academic specialist in the Department of Political Science, discusses the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the series of events Northeastern is hosting this week to commemorate the historic event.
Monday is the final day to apply to be President Aoun’s co-op: the Global Officer! Why is now the right time for this hire? What will the Global Officer be doing? What advice will President Aoun give his co-op student about exploring the world? We asked. He answered.
The biannual entrepreneurship expo has added some new wrinkles to its already robust programming lineup this fall. Find out more here and how to get involved in next month’s event, which will be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, recognized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. Here, she shares her inspiration for creating her business and how Northeastern has helped her along the way.
Toju Ometoruwa, DMSB’16, is the co-founder of a cloud-based service that allows artists and musicians from across the globe to seamlessly collaborate and produce songs together.
Susan Mello, an assistant professor of communication studies in Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design who studies the intersection of health communication and risk perception, discusses the media coverage of the Ebola outbreak, discusses media coverage of the Ebola outbreak, public perception, and whether relentless coverage could spawn an “infodemic.”
The women’s soccer team has amassed an NCAA-leading 11 shutouts in just 14 matches this season, outscoring opponents 22–3 en route to a sterling 9–3-2 record. Goalkeeper Paige Burnett attributes the number-defying success to superior team defense.
On Monday, the United States launched strategic airstrikes on ISIS targets in parts of Syria and Iraq. It was a move President Obama had no choice but to make, says assistant professor of political science Max Abrahms.