Ana Tarbetsky said her global experience in Sydney “felt incomplete” when her study abroad concluded. So the Northeastern senior developed her own co-op and returned to pursue graduate-level research in educational psychology.
The achievements of Northeastern faculty, students, and staff garner numerous awards, grants, and accolades throughout the year in fields from engineering and business to physics and literature. Here, we share some of the recent honors.
Final exams for fall classes begin on Friday. Here are five study tips to help you prepare, with insight from Beth Britt, an undergraduate student advisor and associate professor of English.
Kamran Dadkhah, associate professor of economics, discusses the inclusion of the Chinese yuan as a world reserve currency, and the implications this decision might have for the international economy going forward.
Today is #GivingTuesday, dubbed as a global day dedicated to giving back. Professor Patricia Illingworth says that while the day can greatly benefit charities, there are concerns with the unofficial holiday and that people should consider the impact of their charitable gifts.
Three faculty members—Jonathan Kaufman, director of the School of Journalism, Shakir Mustafa, teaching professor of Arabic, and Heather Littlefield, associate teaching professor in linguistics—explain the differences among the names ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh and why they matter.
An interdisciplinary group of five Northeastern faculty experts reacted to and examined last week’s terror attacks in Beirut and Paris at a panel discussion Tuesday night.
The Network Science Institute, home of the nation’s first doctoral program in network science, brings together an interdisciplinary team of renowned Northeastern scholars to plumb the structure and function of systems and develop intervention strategies to improve the health and security of people around the world.
Students, faculty, and staff convened on Tuesday evening to examine the growing need for gender justice. “Recognition of diversity and plurality is essential to building a strong campus as well as a fully functioning society,” noted Uta Poiger, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.
From a cyclone that knocked out swaths of the Indian Railways Network to the winter storms that brought the MBTA system to its knees, an urgent need exists for systematic strategies that speed the recovery of critical lifelines in the wake of disasters. Thanks to Northeastern researchers, that need is being met.
Assistant professor Nick Beauchamp has brought science to the art of crafting persuasive text for things like advertisements and political talking points. A study found the algorithm he created generated persuasive text that shifted people’s opinions of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law.
Audrey Pence’s global co-op at the Fuller Project for International Reporting provided her with an immersive journalism experience, sharing international women’s stories and perspectives.