Chemistry and chemical biology professor John R. Engen uses a novel technique to analyze large, complex biopharmaceutical drugs—which could have major implications for healthcare and its associated costs.
For students like Hannah Kilfoye, SSH’15, community service on holds the key to becoming a student leader. This week, she is a team leader on Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break program in the Dominican Republic with Outreach360.
Law professor Libby Adler explains the significance of the Justice Department’s new policy to grant same-sex married couples equal protection in legal matters.
Former professional ice skater Erin Sharaf, now of Northeastern’s physician assistant program, reflects on the mental and physical challenges of Olympic figure skating.
Research from University Distinguished Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett’s lab confirms what singers and filmmakers have known all along: Love is a drug. It affects our behaviors—and our brains—in the same ways as addiction.
How would fans, coaches, and teammates react to the first openly gay player in NFL history? We asked Peter Roby, Northeastern’s athletic director and a former college basketball coach.
Obama’s presidency has polarized the public’s views on race, say Northeastern professors Amílcar Barreto and Richard D. O’Bryant, whose new book explores this issue from a range of perspectives.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have begun. We asked Philip D’Agati, an expert in patriotism, politics, and the Olympics, in the Department of Political Science, to discuss Russia’s role as host and which Olympic events he has his eye on.
Northeastern students Matt Voska, E’17, and Alan Guichard, L’14, have launched a small plane-sharing venture called Flytenow, which connects recreational pilots with flight enthusiasts to make flying more affordable and accessible.
Facing a fractured Congress and the forthcoming midterm elections, President Obama declared he would act unilaterally when necessary—the implications of which remain to be seen, according to political science professor Robert Gilbert.
“Terrorists have both the will and a way” of attacking civilians at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, says Max Abrahms, a terrorism theorist and assistant professor of political science. Nevertheless, he said, “Let the Games go on.”
Crowdsourced social media platforms such as Facebook and Yelp are increasingly being infiltrated by fake accounts and reviews that cloud the legitimacy of some online rating systems. Assistant professor Christo Wilson dubbed this phenomenon “crowdturfing,” and he’s determined to make these systems more secure.