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.
Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur is developing compounds that have the same benefits as medicinal marijuana but without the negative side effects.
The Digital Scholarship Commons, which opened earlier this semester at Snell Library, serves as a dedicated meeting space for faculty and doctoral students to access a range of high-level services for digital scholarship, teaching, and research.
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday formally established the center—a unique industry-academic partnership—at its new home: Northeastern University’s Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington, Mass.
Nobel laureate Sir Richard Roberts, recently appointed Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science, discussed his love for bacteria and their symbiosis with people on Monday afternoon at his inaugural lecture, after which he conversed with President Joseph E. Aoun.
Elikya Bokanga, SSH’16, showcased award-winning diplomatic acumen and strong management skills at the 12th Annual National Model African Union Conference in Washington, D.C. last month.
In his latest book on baseball in Latin America, professor Alan Klein charts the history of Major League Baseball’s influence in the Dominican Republic, where sugar refineries had begun fielding ultra-competitive baseball teams as early as the 1930s.