Baseball is far from India’s most popular sport, but that hasn’t stopped fourth-year anthropology major Jackson Golden from working to bring America’s pastime to the nation’s makeshift diamonds.
In the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series, Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto discussed his discovery of Buckminsterfullerene with a standing-room-only audience.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.
Theo Bowe, S’15, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Greg Allan, E’16, credit research opportunities they received as freshmen with fostering their passion for science and engineering.
It took 5,000 man-hours for a team of 30 Northeastern students to build the 245-pound craft, which will be judged in a regional competition later this month.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis is exploring alternative approaches to curing chronic Lyme disease using his expertise in bacterial cell persistence.
Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
At a recent conference at Northeastern’s School of Law, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Carol Browner said history and nature can help guide cities in finding interdisciplinary solutions to challenges in urban sustainability.
Ningfang Mi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is exploring better ways of predicting and managing demand for cloud computing resources.
A team of Northeastern students placed first in the 31st annual National University Model Arab League Conference in Washington, D.C. last month, besting delegations from two dozen colleges and universities in Canada, Egypt, and the United States.
In new a paper, Northeastern psychology researchers challenge long-held beliefs about patience by showing that cultivating gratitude can promote impulse control—which many previous studies have linked to better long-term outcomes.
Psychology professor John Coley discusses how the need for explanation can drive society—and perhaps the media—to be consumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.