A team of Northeastern students placed first at the 29th Annual International Model NATO conference in Washington, D.C., a feat that is even more impressive when considering the circumstances under which the group won.
In a recent talk at TED Women, associate professor Rupal Patel announced The Human Voicebank Initiative: a crowd-sourced platform that will help give personalized synthetic voices to people with severe speech impairments.
RE-SEED, Northeastern’s volunteer program that trains retired scientists and engineers to assist science teachers in the classroom, held its 20th annual conference this week to review the program’s 22-year history and look forward.
At a TEDWomen talk on Thursday, Northeastern associate professor Rupal Patel described a new project to give personalized voices to the voiceless.
The George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security convened dozens of experts from around the country to discuss the need to strengthen transportation infrastructure resilience to disasters like Superstorm Sandy.
Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research organized a daylong symposia on the Science of Success on Monday, bringing together experts in fields ranging from business to physics.
Three Northeastern students participated in the 18th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, which convened some 19,000 delegates from more than 190 nations.
Law professor Brook Baker, a featured speaker at the upcoming 2012 International AIDS Conference, evaluates how the global community is faring in the battle against AIDS.
Patricia Illingworth, an associate professor of philosophy, argues for the value of viewing social capital as a moral good in her new book “Us Before Me.”
Northeastern’s Educational Technology Center and Academic Technology Services hosted Teaching With Technology Day on Monday, bringing together teachers, academics and industry professionals to discuss the role of computers in the classroom.
Co-op allowed alumna Leocadia Zak, now the director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, to “hit the ground running” at her first law firm. She shared career lessons at the conference last week.