Northeastern students who participated in a summer Dialogue of Civilizations program in India learned how to promote brands in an international market.
Ben Anderson, AMD’12, co-founded Amino, a mobile-based social service aimed at connecting users with specialized interests. In July, the startup announced that it had raised $1.65 million in seed funding.
Northeastern professor and network scientist Alessandro Vespignani—a world-renowned expert who has developed computational models to predict the spread of disease—discusses the recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa.
While on co-op with the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities, Northeastern student Sonia Banaszczyk served as the coordinator for the Belonging Project, an art exhibit that tells the stories of migrants through portraits and recordings.
This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student at Northeastern University who is on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica. She will providing a series of guest […]
Dov Waxman, co-director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, discusses the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the prospects for a cease-fire.
NBA star LeBron James’ decision to return to Cleveland will transform him into a beloved player, says associate professor of journalism Charles Fountain.
Northeastern students, staff, and alumni on Saturday will participate in the 2014 Run to Home Base, an annual 9K run and 3K walk in Boston that raises money and awareness for veterans and their families.
The San Francisco-based ride-sharing companyhas grown in popularity in recent years, expanding to more than 100 cities worldwide. Here, Joseph Giglio, an executive professor in the D’Amore McKim School of Business, discusses Uber’s recent success and what it says about the outlook of urban transportation in the future.
Northeastern is hosting the world premiere of a traveling exhibit featuring 25 innovative Swiss energy projects honored with the renowned Watt d’Or award.
In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
The serendipitous tale of three countries, two Northeastern lacrosse players, and one big goal.
Max Abrahms, a terrorism theorist and assistant professor of political science at Northeastern, explains why the jihadist terrorist group may not have the ability to sustain itself much longer.
Northeastern has received a grant through the U.S. Department of State to leverage its global leadership in experiential education by helping three universities in Latin America and the Caribbean bolster their study abroad and student exchange programs.
The most interesting films are those that “encourage the viewer to get off the couch and act,” says Sabrina Chammas, AS’10, who is currently producing a documentary on blind ballerinas in Brazil.
Members of the Nigerian National Assembly recently met with more than 120 Nigerian students who are studying at Northeastern this summer as part of a program that aims to prepare them to enter a U.S. college or university.
Northeastern’s president on Monday spoke at the opening plenary at the U.S. State Department’s EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C., where he touted the value of global experiential education programs.
The reasons Eastern Europeans have either accepted or steered clear of the HPV vaccine are complex, nuanced, and depend on a variety of societal factors, according to new research Northeastern associate clinical professor Irina Todorova and her colleagues.
Thomas Vicino, an associate professor of political science, has received a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research on the process of rapid urbanization and economic development planning in Brazil, the site of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, S’13, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
A group of Northeastern students have formed a chapter of END7, a global network that aims to raise awareness of neglected tropical diseases and help eradicate the seven most common NTDs by 2020.
Businesses must be nimble and flexible to adapt to an evolving global supply chain, Spencer Fung, PA’96, group chief operating officer and executive director of Li & Fung, said at Northeastern’s CEO Forum in Hong Kong.
Mitchell Orenstein, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, recently visited western Ukraine to observe the lead up to the country’s most recent presidential election.
Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86. The iconic poet and civil rights activist visited campus numerous times over the years, including as commencement speaker, offering words of encouragement and wisdom.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.
To make trusted connections in today’s world, companies must deliver authentic stories through inspiring experiences, according to Karen Kaplan, chairman and CEO of the advertising agency Hill Holliday, who spoke on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
Here’s a rundown of some of the top places at Northeastern where you can find a range of art exhibits, unique collections, and a new campus mural.
Graduate students in the physician assistant studies master’s program recently embarked on a volunteering effort to Guatemala to deliver free medical care to families in need.
Sociology doctoral candidate Jesse Fenichel recently received a Fulbright award to conduct research in the Philippines on the consequences outsourcing practices could have on the legal systems there and in the U.S.
Northeastern’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders has received the 2014 Premier Chapter Award from its parent organization for bringing clean water to families in Honduras and Uganda.
Northeastern University celebrated the fourth graduating class of Torch Scholars at a luncheon on Thursday afternoon.
Muralist Daniel Anguilu painted one of his signature graffiti-inspired pieces on the retaining wall of the pedestrian bridge traversing the train tracks. He is the first artist in a new university initiative to bring more public art to campus.
Northeastern University on Tuesday morning hosted a panel discussion centered on the findings of the university’s third national survey on higher education’s role in preparing tomorrow’s global workforce.
Three leaders in gender equality and literacy education in the developing world discussed the value of giving back during a panel discussion on Wednesday evening in Blackman Auditorium.
The award-winning Colombian novelist died last week at the age of 87. We asked Alan West-Durán, an associate professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, to discuss the author’s life, literature, and legacy.
Students, faculty, and staff were recognized on Wednesday afternoon at the university’s annual Academic Honors Convocation for their extraordinary achievements and passion for their work.