President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced plans to “normalize relations” between the U.S. and Cuban governments. Here, associate professor Amílcar Antonio Barreto discusses what this will mean for the neighboring nations.
An interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern University professors convened on Wednesday night to discuss the factors that contributed to and arose from the shooting death of an unarmed teenager this summer in Ferguson, Missouri.
The acclaimed film director and screenwriter was on campus Monday to screen part of his documentary series The Untold History of the United States and discuss the project with the Northeastern community.
Journalists with a breadth of experience working in the Jewish media were at Northeastern on Monday night for the Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture to discuss the state of Jewish media.
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.
In a campus lecture on Tuesday, professor Dov Waxman, co-director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center, examined the strategic and moral implications of the Israel-Hamas conflict.
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.