Spite is a puzzling human behavior that seemingly affords no value to its owner. But new research from assistant professor of philosophy Rory Smead reveals that spitefulness may actually be the unlikely origin of the kindly act of fairness.
Leah Campbell, SSH’14, is finding her own niche in the political world after grassroots experiences at Oxfam America, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Barbara Lee Political Office.
MIT professor and social activist Noam Chomsky shared his thoughts on the struggling U.S. economy on Monday evening at Northeastern’s third annual Boston Symposium on Economics.
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 University criminologist Jack McDevitt chaired an advisory committee that on Monday released a report recommending strategies to improve gun safety in Massachusetts, whose laws are already considered some of the nation’s strongest.
Conor Lodge, a fifth-year English major, is recovering after he and a friend plunged down across rocky terrain and were swept up by the snow while hiking in New Hampshire over winter break.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, Northeastern University has organized a yearlong series commemorating the people, events, and groups dedicated to civil rights in America and around the globe. These events include a Gallery 360 exhibit opening Thursday.
More than a dozen students in an advanced writing service-learning course have each curated two exhibits for the Our Marathon digital archive, a web-based, crowd-sourced collection of pictures, videos, and oral histories in memory of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Northeastern faculty experts weigh in on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
Northeastern has joined forces with the local nonprofit 826 Boston to establish a writing center at a Roxbury school that provides students with everything from help with college essays to a quiet space for creative writing.
Northeastern on Wednesday celebrated the release of political science professor William F.S. Miles’ newest book, Afro-Jewish Encounters, which details his many trips to Africa over the last 35 years.