Since its inception in 2009, IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator, has guided more than 350 Northeastern-based business concepts and awarded nearly $400,000 in grants.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked information about two highly classified surveillance programs in June, was granted one-year asylum by Russia on Thursday. The move defied … read more »
Army private Bradley Manning, who was acquitted of aiding the enemy for leaking classified documents, “might be an idealistic fool but he isn’t the devil,” says law professor Michael Meltsner.
This month, Detroit became the largest American city to declare bankruptcy.The outcome is in part the result of federal policies that subsidized suburban sprawl, according to associate professor of political science Thomas J. Vicino.
Terry Fulmer, dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences and chair of the committee charged last year with exploring this issue, discusses the new policy, which goes into effect next month.
Dan Kennedy, an assistant professor of journalism, examines Rolling Stone’s decision to put alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s photo on its newest issue’s cover and the public outrage that followed.
Kwamina Panford, an associate professor of African American Studies, examines the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid activist who turned 95 on Thursday.
Margaret Burnham, a law professor and founder of Northeastern’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, examines the fallout from this weekend’s not guilty verdict in Zimmerman trial.
Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism, discusses the social media backlash against Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli’s physical appearance and the evolution of the media’s coverage of women’s sports.
Faculty experts weigh in on this week’s highly anticipated Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage, voting rights, and affirmative action.
Val Moghadam, director of the international affairs department, explains how Iran’s new president might transform the relationship between his country and the United States.
Distinguished Professor William Fowler reflects on some of the most unusual gift exchanges between nations in modern history and how the symbolic practice has evolved.