More details are emerging about Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old suspect in the shooting deaths of nine people in Charleston. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Northeastern University professor James Fox.
Page through a 19th-century newspaper and you’ll be surprised at how 21st-century it looks. Northeastern University’s Ryan Cordell tells NPR’s Scott Simon about the listicles of the 1800s.
This trial is unique for many reasons — particularly because there is a trial at all. Jack Levin, a criminologist at Northeastern University, says mass shooters tend to die in […]
Carole Bell, an assistant professor at Northeastern University who studies media, politics and identity, said many of the new shows on network television that feature nonwhite characters — including ABC’s […]
Worker advocates say such explanations fail to acknowledge that most claims involve simple strains or stitched wounds, which aren’t controversial. The most severe — and expensive — injuries are often […]
Male professors are far more likely to be considered “smart” or “brilliant” by their students, according to an analysis of reviews from the website Rate My Professor. Benjamin Schmidt, a […]
On Valentine’s Day weekend, Jonathan Hutson found himself exchanging tweets with somebody unpleasant: a Holocaust-denying anti-Semite, by the look of things. Then Hutson looked up the person’s earlier tweets. This guy […]
Scientists say they have discovered a natural compound from bacteria that may prove to be a potent new antibiotic. This news comes at a time when many current antibiotics are […]
NPR’s Tovia Smith reports that prosecutors have amassed a trove of evidence linking Tsarnaev to the bombings. That’s why Northeastern University law professor Daniel Medwed says, “This case is not […]
The state of race relations in the United States has captivated the country for months. But a group of Northeastern University law students is looking to the past to a […]
For all the recent focus on campus sexual assault, new federal numbers show the risk on campuses is still lower than it is for non-students. And the report casts some […]
Gender-bending millennials such as David aren’t exactly the norm, though, according to Suzanna Walters, director of the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Northeastern University. She says most millennials […]