The Pacific Northwest reportedly could be devastated by a major earthquake in the coming decades. But according to one Northeastern expert in community and infrastructure resilience, no part of the U.S. is safe from natural catastrophe.
While working at the U.S. Embassy in Ecuador earlier this year, fourth-year political science major Rose Leopold helped grow the relationship between the Pan American nations.
Sarah Lombardo, SSH’15, Northeastern’s first-ever recipient of the prestigious Pickering Fellowship, wants to use diplomacy to help former combatants following a conflict.
While studying at Northeastern, Christie Civetta, SSH’15, has worked throughout the world to tackle the prevention of suicide and drug abuse. She’ll share her journey with her fellow graduates on May 8 when she delivers her Commencement address.
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.”
On Wednesday, Caitlin Morelli, SSH’16, will leave for Mumbai, India—the site of her first stop on her six-month journey as President Aoun’s Global Officer. Here, she tells us more about how she’s prepared for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
One of the can’t-miss events at Northeastern this month is “A Tribute to the Dream” on Jan. 15, when the university community will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced plans to “normalize relations” between the U.S. and Cuban governments. Here, associate professor Amílcar Antonio Barreto discusses what this will mean for the neighboring nations.
An interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern University professors convened on Wednesday night to discuss the factors that contributed to and arose from the shooting death of an unarmed teenager this summer in Ferguson, Missouri.
The acclaimed film director and screenwriter was on campus Monday to screen part of his documentary series The Untold History of the United States and discuss the project with the Northeastern community.
Northeastern will launch a first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary graduate program this fall to train the next generation of security professionals to face the new and evolving challenges of the 21st century.
Students who participated in “Giving With Purpose,” a massive open online course focused on philanthropy and informed civic engagement and the signature program of Northeastern’s Social Impact Lab, have selected 30 U.S.-based nonprofit organizations to receive a total of $150,000 in grants.