We asked experts in law, psychology, and criminology to examine last Friday’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut that claimed the lives of 20 children and seven adults.
On Wednesday, University Distinguished Professor Richard Daynard was elected the new chair of the Senate Agenda Committee at the senate’s final meeting of the academic year.
The process currently under way to advance the university’s next Institutional Master Plan took center stage at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting.
At yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting, Vice Provost Bruce Ronkin described Northeastern’s plan to undertake a yearlong exploration of the undergraduate experience and gather input on how to strengthen it further.
The Faculty Senate yesterday received an update on progress in developing a new Institutional Master Plan, which will focus on top University priorities such as teaching and research.
The University’s rise as a global research institution, quality of the student body and increase in research awards were among the achievements heralded in the first meeting of the academic year.
As the United States slips in the world ranking of secondary-education systems, President Obama has called for a ‘Sputnik moment’ in his most recent State of the Union address. But one mom-turned-filmmaker is asking parents and policymakers to consider very different perspective on what ails our education system.