A new Web tool co-developed by network scientist Alessandro Vespignani and his team at Northeastern’s MoBS Lab pulls Twitter mentions of Ebola-related keywords and displays them on an interactive world map—allowing the public to follow the latest news and discussion in real time.
Chaos and conflict on the international landscape—particularly in the Middle East—in recent years can in part be traced back to America’s victory in the Cold War, according to veteran journalist and Slate columnist Fred Kaplan, who spoke this week at Northeastern.
Journalists with a breadth of experience working in the Jewish media were at Northeastern on Monday night for the Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture to discuss the state of Jewish media.
Susan Mello, an assistant professor of communication studies in Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design who studies the intersection of health communication and risk perception, discusses the media coverage of the Ebola outbreak, discusses media coverage of the Ebola outbreak, public perception, and whether relentless coverage could spawn an “infodemic.”
“Forecasted” is a stunning new Gallery 360 exhibit featuring eight artists whose work focuses on the nature of climate change and global warming in a variety of ways.
The Northeastern community came together for wheat-pasting public art projects, a block party, and an interdisciplinary panel discussion centered on Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s artist residency, which is focused on addressing street harassment of women and using art to provoke social change.
Northeastern University recently convened a group of international business experts to discuss new trends and research in emerging markets across the globe. Attendees represented colleges and universities in countries including the […]
During a keynote address at Northeastern on Tuesday, an epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center who has administered care to Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, noted that more help is needed in Africa to provide healthcare services, adding that “We need help with everything.”
A new mural on the exterior of West Village H displays photos taken by students who have participated in Dialogue of Civilizations programs in Cuba, where they used their cameras to explore the island nation’s culture.
On Monday at Northeastern, Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May served as the keynote speaker during a panel discussion focusing on combating human trafficking and modern slavery.
Northeastern University secured $71.9 million in fundraising in the 2013–14 academic year, far exceeding its goal and marking the second-highest annual giving total in its history.
Ferdi Hellweger, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his research colleagues have created an advanced model aimed at exploring the role of neutral evolution in the biogeographic distribution of ocean microbes.