Northeastern law professor Margaret Burnham met Nelson Mandela when he appointed her to an international human rights commission in 1993. She reflected on the legacy of the popular political figure, who died on Thursday at the age of 95.
New research from physics professor Mark Williams stands to transform HIV/AIDS drug discovery by elucidating a long-held paradox about the molecules that form our first line of immune defense against the virus.
Political science professor Robert Gilbert, who is writing a book on President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, says JFK’s political decision-making “improved sharply as he acquired more seasoning.”
Ronald Hedlund, a public policy expert and a professor of political science, shed insight on the national implications of Tuesday’s off-year elections.
Rachel Rosenbloom, an immigration policy expert and associate professor of law, explains the shortcomings of the immigration enforcement system, which erroneously deports scores of U.S. citizens each year.
Biolom co-founder and Northeastern post-doctoral research associate Asanterabi Malima shares his thoughts about turning his research in the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing into a business.
Education and affordable housing should be among the top priorities of the city’s new mayor, says former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern.
3-Spark co-founder and Northeastern alumnus Richard Ranky divulges what it takes to turn a dissertation into a full-dimensional new business that specializes in 3-D printing.
Last week, the startup company Fantex Inc. announced a new marketplace for investors to buy and sell shares linked to the brand value and economic performance of professional athletes—and one … read more »
Communications studies major Natalie Dickinson started a Tumblr blog for young people breaking into the music industry—and is now developing a business plan with guidance from faculty and her peers.
Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, called the budget deal ending the partial government shutdown “a total victory” for the Obama administration and discussed the deal’s implications for global economic stability.
As the College of Arts, Media and Design begins implementing its strategic vision, Dean Xavier Costa answered concerns about the college’s plans and the possibility of joining the School of Journalism with the Department of Communication Studies as part of a reconfiguration of the college’s administrative structure.