On GPS this Sunday: More than 10 million Filipinos have been either displaced or left homeless by Typhoon Haiyan. But why was the impact so bad, and why was the … read more »
November 8, 1988 - Loses the election to Bush by roughly seven million votes, earning 111 electoral votes in the Electoral College to Bush’s 426. 1991-present - Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern … read more »
William Dickens, however, is not one of them. “I have a lot of problems with that.” Dickens is a distinguished professor of economics at Northeastern University in Boston, who has written … read more »
7:10am: Before making breakfast you run your forearm across an ultraviolet reader on your wall to check your glucose levels. Your “nano-tattoo” shines back a reading that shows you are in … read more »
Questions about what could’ve been done differently arose recently in Steubenville, Ohio, in Torrington, Connecticut, and in other communities where teen dating violence and sexual assault drew national attention. Blame bounces around … read more »
A professor says the heat index and the crime rate can connect. “Lifestyle differences exist between cold weather and warm weather,” says James Alan Fox, a professor of Criminology, Law and … read more »
In fact, few teachers who witness school violence are offered counseling, said Edward Mooney, a California high school teacher and Northeastern University doctoral student who studies the effect of school violence on … read more »
The Washington State bridge collapse reignites focus on the nation’s aging infrastructure. Dan Simon reports.
Homeland security expert Stephen Flynn says neglecting infrastructure may have dire consequences.
Editor’s note: Stephen Flynn is founding co-director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and a professor of political science at Northeastern University. The views expressed are his own. … read more »
On GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m., a special live show with expert analysis and discussion of the lessons and implications of this week’s terrorist … read more »
Editor’s note: Dan Kennedy is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and the author of the forthcoming book “The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the … read more »