According to the GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities, Northeastern University as the greenest university in America in 2011, and the second greenest in the world that year, behind the University […]
Physical media is dead; long live physical media — particularly of the vinyl variety, as U-Turn Audio’s Orbit breaks the $100,000 mark on Kickstarter to deliver a high-end player at […]
For most of the last two centuries innovations have flowed from rich countries to poor countries, but in the coming decades we are likely to see innovations also flow in […]
When senior Dan Wendt attended his first Northeastern Entrepreneurship Club meeting in 2009 as a freshman, fifteen people showed up. A few years later though, the Entrepreneurship Club, which was […]
Marquis Cabrera, CEO and founder of Foster Skills, has a very personal motivation for working with foster children: He once was one himself. Given his academic and professional success, it may […]
Gay athletes are used to being singled out. When it’s in a good way, it comes as a pleasant surprise. Northeastern Athletics Director Peter Roby recently made it clear just […]
Kristin Jamison never met her father before he lost his life in Vietnam. Marine Cpl. Robert Lewis Curry died in the line of duty after volunteering to take someone else’s patrol. Now […]
The President of Northeastern University, Joseph Aoun, is now somewhat of a YouTube celebrity, having been in a total of four short films in the past year. The videos promote Northeastern’s […]
Northeastern University students faculty and staff celebrated the official naming of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business Friday.
Facebook started in a Harvard dorm room. iRobot got its start in MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab. Sand 9 was founded as a Boston University Photonics Center spinout. In Boston, business […]
Northeastern University’s athletics director, Peter Roby, has been named to the NCAA Division I men’s basketball committee, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
After decades of losing factory and assembly line jobs, manufacturing is poised for a promising future in Massachusetts, thanks to corporate investments in cutting-edge technologies and skilled workers who are […]
A popular burger eatery that has fed Boston University students at both ends of their Commonwealth Avenue campus is now serving burgers, fries, and frappes to Northeastern University students.
Reports of widespread racial profiling at Logan International Airport — and news of a federal investigation into the practice — have provoked concern and calls for change, but little surprise. […]
With the movie theater massacre days in the past and the booby-traps discovered at the suspect’s apartment having been disarmed, the media has turned its focus on assembling a clear […]
The substance and tenor of sports radio is sounding like crime and punishment once again. Just short of one year ago, the air waves that ordinarily provide a forum for […]
To encourage job growth, Mayor Thomas M. Menino today will propose financial incentives for hospitals, universities, and other nonprofits to hire out-of-work Boston residents.
Through 2007, Massachusetts showed the fastest progress of any state on the national assessment (NAEP) tests. What was most impressive is that black and Hispanic students showed even more progress […]
Northeastern University has named a new dean of the Bouve College of Health Sciences. Dr. Terry Fulmer, a specialist in geriatrics and founding dean of the College of Nursing at […]
A drilling contractor for the state will bore 100 feet into the ground near South Station next month in an attempt to determine the size, cause, and best way to […]
A Superior Court judge ruled yesterday that the man who won a $152 million lawsuit last year against a tobacco company for causing the death of his mother — by […]
Dozens of Massachusetts colleges are scrambling to find alternate ways to pay for research programs, campus construction, and other initiatives to make up for the loss of federal money once […]
Real licorice, which is in black licorice candy, is made from the roots of the licorice plant, which can also be spelled liquorice.
What is it about dwarfs? It has long since become unacceptable, at least in public, to belittle ethnic and religious minorities, gays and lesbians, and people with disabilities. Yet dwarfs […]
As a criminologist, I was drawn to the interactive map of this year’s Boston homicides that was featured in boston.com earlier this month. The concentration of murders in the city’s […]
How many Jack Grinolds are there?
Massachusetts continues to outperform the nation in job growth as employers in the state added nearly 13,000 jobs last month, building on strong gains in the first half of this […]
“Why on earth would you go there?” That’s the question posed to most people who want to visit Cambodia, says Kristen Paonessa, a senior at Northeastern University majoring in international […]
A newly approved plan to redevelop the Christian Science Plaza will alter one of Boston’s most unusual public spaces, adding three modern towers to its edges and reconstructing its famed […]
When Prime Minister David Cameron told Parliament yesterday he would turn to Boston for lessons in quelling angry riots in London, he caused some head-scratching on this side of the pond.
From Boston boardrooms to factory floors to kitchen tables across the state, a constant drumbeat of negative news is deepening financial anxiety, threatening to curb business development and consumer spending, […]
About 45,000 Verizon employees, including 6,000 in Massachusetts, went on strike today after failing to reach a new union contract in one of the biggest labor actions in the US […]
In 1950 there were six hospitals, thirty-four doctors, twelve dentists and twenty drugstores serving them in Jamaica Plain. There was also one farrier, or horseshoer. Two of the best-known physicians […]
Massachusetts would lose an estimated $400 million in federal dollars next year and $800 million the following year in the federal budget deal moving through Congress, cutbacks that could slow […]
The road to success may be paved with hurdles, but facing adversity should not be a barrier to achievement, says Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
The Massachusetts economy, spurred by business spending on technology, grew faster than the nationâs through the first half of this year, continuing a yearlong trend of strong growth.