Northeastern launches Professional Advancement Network to help professionals thrive in a dynamic workforce

The new edu­ca­tional plat­form offers hun­dreds of degree pro­grams, cer­tifi­cates and boot­camps to address the increas­ingly com­plex needs of learners and the pressing talent demands of employers.

Professor explores diplomacy nuance in new book

Pro­fessor Mary Thompson-​​Jones knows the intri­ca­cies of diplo­macy oper­a­tions, with more than two decades of expe­ri­ence in for­eign policy. In her new book, To the Sec­re­tary: Leaked Embassy Cables and America’s For­eign Policy Dis­con­nect, she explores the intri­ca­cies exposed by the 2010 Wik­iLeaks scandal.

3Qs: Graduate students map Nepal relief response

Grad­uate stu­dents in Joseph Guay’s Crisis Map­ping for Human­i­tarian Action course are doing their part to help with the Nepal earth­quake relief response by ana­lyzing and sharing data coming out of the region.

Faculty Senate supports new titles for some faculty

A res­o­lu­tion unan­i­mously passed Wednesday would allow full-​​time, non-​​tenure-​​track fac­ulty mem­bers to change the “aca­d­emic spe­cialist” part of their titles to “teaching professor.”

An ‘inside’ look at art

New exhibit at Northeastern’s Gallery 360 fea­tures eight vibrant abstract paint­ings from artist Mikki Shectman cap­turing the “romance of nature”