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.”

Ask the Global Officer: Caitlin Morelli

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.

January’s can’t-miss campus events

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.

3Qs: Historic policy shift for US and Cuba

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.

Understanding Ferguson

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.

4 things we learned from Oliver Stone

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.

New master’s program to prepare future security professionals

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.

One year later, Our Marathon exhibit offers a ‘moment for reflection’

A new exhibit marking the one-​​year anniver­sary of the Boston Marathon bomb­ings is on dis­play at Inter­na­tional Vil­lage. Designed by under­grad­u­ates, the exhibit uses sto­ries and photos from Northeastern’s Our Marathon dig­ital archive.

Who has claim to art plundered during the Holocaust?

On Tuesday, a panel of experts dis­cussed the com­plex issues sur­rounding the fate of plun­dered, hidden, or van­ished works of art during the Holo­caust and World War II. The event was part of Northeastern’s Holo­caust Aware­ness Week.

A state of economic emergency

MIT pro­fessor and social activist Noam Chomsky shared his thoughts on the strug­gling U.S. economy on Monday evening at Northeastern’s third annual Boston Sym­po­sium on Economics.