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.
The recent news that hackers accessed celebrities’ cloud accounts and released their intimate photos online has prompted many to question the security of sensitive data stored on people’s own smartphones […]
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.