A new Gallery 360 exhibit by Northeastern alumnus Mitch Weiss comprises carefully curated black-and-white street photographs depicting scenes from two pairs of sister cities: Boston and Kyoto, Japan, and New York City and Tokyo.
The Northeastern community gathered on Monday to honor the hundreds of students, faculty and alumni who lost their lives while serving in the military.
“Buildings are living organisms,” says world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, who discussed his work on Wednesday at Northeastern. “As soon as you finish them, they’re bound to change.”
Northeastern hosted the fifth annual Millennium Campus Conference over the weekend, convening world-renowned speakers and more than 1,000 college students to discuss solutions to the world’s greatest problems.
In July, four Northeastern students participated in Israel’s Maccabiah Games, the third largest sporting event in the world. Last week, they recounted their experiences over a Shabbat dinner at the university’s Hillel House.
Censorship on the Chinese version of Twitter does little to stifle discourse, according to researchers in Northeastern’s College of Computer and Information Science.
Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities recently co-hosted a two-day conference focused on the role of women in democratic transitions in the Middle East.
John Wood discussed his journey from corporate America to founding Room to Read, which has built thousands of libraries and schools in the developing world, at an event hosted by Northeastern’s Social Enterprise Institute this week.
Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, called the budget deal ending the partial government shutdown “a total victory” for the Obama administration and discussed the deal’s implications for global economic stability.
At the panel discussion, experts agreed that the type of solution that ends the conflict in Syria will play a major role in determining the Middle East’s future.
In a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday, Aoun wrote that active duty military, Reserve, and National Guard members shouldn’t be prevented from accessing higher education benefits due to the government shutdown. Northeastern will provide direct financial assistance to prevent a disruption in their education.
Emerging markets are currently experiencing an economic slowdown, according to scholars and business leaders who spoke at the fifth annual Emerging Markets Symposium on Tuesday at Northeastern. They pointed to … read more »