On Thursday, a photo of a party dress hit the Internet, and never has a garment been so polarizing. We turned to Peter Bex, a vision scientist and psychology professor, to explain why people can’t seem to agree on the color of the now infamous dress.
Scott Edmiston, interim chair of the theatre department, shares his vision for the department and discusses the impact of new co-op partnerships as well as the dramatic redesign of the Studio Theatre’s lobby.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth and a group of international researchers recently published a review paper in Climate Change Responses calling for a new approach to understanding and predicting the impact of climate change.
Many of the principal issues facing coastal sustainability in 2015 are ones the field has been dealing with for some time, says Northeastern’s Marine Science Center Director Geoff Trussell.
Marches and demonstrations aimed at shaping the conversation around race and social inequalities captured the nation’s attention in 2014. Here, Northeastern assistant professor Sarah Jackson talks about what we’ve learned from recent activism and what we might expect in 2015.
Fitness trackers accounted for more than half of the 35 million wearable devices in use at the end of 2014. Here, associate professor Stephen Intille, a personal health informatics expert at Northeastern, explains what we can expect from fitness tech in 2015.
Kulkarni, DMSB’18, accrued a wealth of entrepreneurial knowledge at a young age. Now he shares it with other entrepreneurs through his company C&M Group.
The Obama administration’s agenda, the next presidential campaign, and political behavior on social media are among the topics that assistant professor of political science Nick Beauchamp will be closely following this year.
Northeastern professor Alessandro Vespignani, a world-renowned statistical physicist, is working to forecast the spread of the flu.
U.S. businesses suffered a score of data breaches in 2014. Here, William Robertson, an assistant professor and web security expert, explains what we can expect from cybersecurity in the new year.
The global economy expanded by some 2.7 percent in 2014. Here, Bilge Erten, an assistant professor of economics and international affairs at Northeastern University, explains what we can expect in the new year.
Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern and the longest-serving governor in Massachusetts history, offers advice to new Gov. Charlie Baker.