Roderick L. Ireland, PhD’98, who is widely recognized for his work on matters of social justice and court reform, has been appointed Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Northeastern assistant professor Sara Wylie attended the first-ever White House Maker Faire, where she presented grassroots science tools developed by Public Lab, the nonprofit she co-founded in 2010.
Northeastern will launch a first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary graduate program this fall to train the next generation of security professionals to face the new and evolving challenges of the 21st century.
Northeastern University has received a five-year, $13.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health to continue its interdisciplinary, multi-university investigation into the complex relationship between environmental contamination and preterm birth.
Mitchell Orenstein, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, recently visited western Ukraine to observe the lead up to the country’s most recent presidential election.
Northeastern student Marvin McMoore is helping to shape the future of Boston’s late-night culture as one of two-dozen members of a task force created to investigate opportunities to enhance the city’s nightlife.
Professor Tim Cresswell has received a $1 million grant to build upon his work in mobility theory by examining urban transportation infrastructures and trends in 14 countries. The goal is to understand how current and emerging ideas influence a larger global discussion around mobility in areas such as policy, health, security, sustainability, and social justice.
Sociology doctoral candidate Jesse Fenichel recently received a Fulbright award to conduct research in the Philippines on the consequences outsourcing practices could have on the legal systems there and in the U.S.
New research from Northeastern University philosophy professors suggests that global climate negotiations would be more successful if countries worked together outside of global bargaining venues.
Northeastern professor Matthias Ruth sees the grim facts presented in the Third National Climate Assessment released Tuesday as an opportunity, not a reason to be pessimistic.