Northeastern University steps up for military

It’s one more example of spreading fallout from the par­tial fed­eral gov­ern­ment shut­down: Some two dozen active-​​​​duty U.S. mil­i­tary per­sonnel begin­ning classes next week at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity were going to […]

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Broadside: Clues to mass shootings

At this time, there are few clues to what moti­vated Wash­ington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis. Sources tell the Asso­ci­ated Press that inves­ti­ga­tors have found no man­i­festo or other writ­ings suggesting […]

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Is hazing a major problem in school sports?

Dan Lebowitz, exec­u­tive director of Sport in Society at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, joined NECN to look at the more wide­spread issue of hazing. “You would think that there would be a sense […]

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Many in swivet over Sanofi sign

One big way that former Mass­a­chu­setts Gov­ernor Michael Dukakis came to statewide fame – and ulti­mately the 1988 Demo­c­ratic nom­i­na­tion for pres­i­dent – was as a late 1960s cru­sader against […]

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Florida oyster farm may be start of new industry

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity assis­tant pro­fessor David Kimbro, a wild oyster ecology expert for­merly with Florida State’s Coastal and Marine Lab­o­ra­tory, called Alli­gator Harbor a “mar­ginal habitat” for oys­ters. Because of its […]

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Broadside: Motives of senseless killers

here are are no final answers to the motives of the Tsar­naev brothers, but there is informed analysis. Crim­i­nol­o­gist James Alan Fox, a pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, is the author […]

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Champions in Action: The DREAM Program

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is one of 13 col­leges in Mass­a­chu­setts and Ver­mont involved in the pro­gram, which reaches chil­dren in 18 afford­able housing com­mu­ni­ties throughout the two states.

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