Gordana Rabrenovic, director of Northeastern’s Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, says respected leaders in the St. Louis suburb need to call for and establish a review committee chartered to examine the causes of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Jack McDevitt, director of Northeastern’s Institute for Race and Justice, examines the events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, and some of the university’s research efforts around law enforcement and social justice.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, weighs in on how the mainstream media and citizen journalists have covered the events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting death of an unarmed teenager has sparked protests and tensions.
There will be unintended consequences of the NCAA D-1 board of directors voting to give the “Power 5” conferences autonomy, says Northeastern Athletic Director Peter Roby.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth, an expert on climate change and environmental policy, has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
Ted Clark, executive director of the Northeastern University Center for Family Business, discusses the public battle for control of Market Basket and the lessons other family-run businesses can learn from this situation.
Rachel Rosenbloom, an immigration policy expert and associate professor of law at Northeastern, discusses the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America crossing into the U.S. in recent months and how the federal government should respond to the situation.
Northeastern professor and network scientist Alessandro Vespignani—a world-renowned expert who has developed computational models to predict the spread of disease—discusses the recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa.
A $23.6 billion verdict against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds is set to change the landscape of tobacco litigation. Here, professor Richard Daynard, the chair of the School of Law’s Tobacco Products Liability Project, lends his expertise to explain the consequences of the case.
Dov Waxman, co-director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, discusses the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the prospects for a cease-fire.
NBA star LeBron James’ decision to return to Cleveland will transform him into a beloved player, says associate professor of journalism Charles Fountain.
The San Francisco-based ride-sharing companyhas grown in popularity in recent years, expanding to more than 100 cities worldwide. Here, Joseph Giglio, an executive professor in the D’Amore McKim School of Business, discusses Uber’s recent success and what it says about the outlook of urban transportation in the future.