In the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series, Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto discussed his discovery of Buckminsterfullerene with a standing-room-only audience.
At the sixth event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire series, CEOs of three of the area’s top pharmaceutical companies discussed the challenges and rewards of being a leader in the drug discovery industry.
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.
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.
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.
At Northeastern’s Holocaust Commemoration on Tuesday morning, Hinda Tzivia Eisen, the university’s 2013–2014 Gideon Klein Scholar, honored the memory of a score of German-Jewish artists who staged theatrical productions at a detention camp in the Netherlands.
Jeff Howe, an assistant professor of journalism, discussed his 12,000-word investigative report on the 2011 massacre of more than a dozen Chinese sailors as well as the future of long-form journalism at a campus lecture on Tuesday.
The illicit trade of nuclear commodities worldwide is “likely to continue unless fairly strenuous mitigating efforts are undertaken,” David Albright, a globally recognized expert in nuclear proliferation, told the Northeastern community last week.
World-renowned network scientist Albert László Barabási was installed as the inaugural Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science on Monday, when he delivered a lecture highlighting his research on the “science of success.”
Northeastern students, faculty, and staff discussed some contemporary challenges and solutions to increasing campus diversity in a cross-cultural roundtable on Tuesday afternoon at the Cabral Center.