Northeastern professor named state’s elder affairs head

A North­eastern Uni­ver­sity asso­ciate pro­fessor well-​​​​known nation­ally and in Mass­a­chu­setts for her work with older Amer­i­cans was chosen Thursday as the state’s new Sec­re­tary of Elder Affairs. Alice Bonner, who previously […]

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Teaching scientists how to visualize their data

Moret is a first-​​​​year grad­uate stu­dent in Northeastern’s Infor­ma­tion Design and Visu­al­iza­tion pro­gram. The pro­gram was started in 2013 as a unique merger of analysis and design meant to help […]

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Boston’s housing should be more like Legos

One team of emerging archi­tects, called stu­dioMAUD — which recently won an inno­va­tion award from North­eastern Uni­ver­sity — pro­poses that Boston take mod­ular con­struc­tion to a whole new level. Rather […]

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When something goes viral he gets going

The blue-​​​​and-​​​​black dress, which appeared white and gold (to some) in the now-​​​​infamous photo, would become a hot topic on Buz­zfeed, Twitter, even morning talk shows. Weirdly, for a day […]

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Northeastern opening Silicon Valley outpost

McNamee is one of sev­eral stu­dents piloting a new pro­gram North­eastern Uni­ver­sity plans to open this fall. The uni­ver­sity has struck a part­ner­ship with the com­pany where McNamee works, Integrated […]

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Pothole tech

Engi­neers at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity are devel­oping a truck that can auto­mat­i­cally pin­point the loca­tions of pot­holes merely by dri­ving down the street.

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