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.
Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN sportscaster, died Sunday at the age of 49 after a seven-year battle with cancer. Here, Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, discusses Scott’s legacy as one of sports broadcasting’s signature voices.
Northeastern law professor Daniel Medwed says that the jury selection process in the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will differ from other federal cases in two fundamental ways.
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.