Hours after a divided European Union voted Tuesday to distribute 120,000 asylum-seekers among its member states, Northeastern convened a panel of experts to discuss the migrant crisis as well as other pressing issues facing Europe.
Associate professor of political science Michael Tolley spent his Constitution Day lecture examining why “federalism is the cardinal question of American constitutional law,” as former President Woodrow Wilson once put it. His lecture coincided with the day commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution 228 years ago.
“Cybersecurity is now something that we must treat in our businesses just like we watch our balance sheets,” Thomas A. Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company, said Tuesday morning as the keynote speaker at Northeastern University’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
Here’s a rundown of the popular student organization’s upcoming events and programs this semester, which have been designed to promote entrepreneurship and provide opportunities for all students to work with startups and even launch their own ventures.
“What better way to learn more about different cultures?” said second-year architecture major Davae Gibson, one of more than 500 attendees.
Alex Gilvarry’s award-winning satire From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant follows Boy Hernandez, a Filipino fashion designer and Guantanamo Bay detainee. On Tuesday, Gilvarry discussed his book with first-year students who read the novel as part of the university’s First Pages program.
Campus leaders formally greeted Northeastern’s incoming freshmen and transfer students at the President’s Convocation on Tuesday morning, urging them to chart their own paths.
About 440 graduate students in 12 master’s degree programs received their degrees on Thursday at Commencement, where President Joseph E. Aoun and alumnus Spencer Fung, group chief executive officer of Li & Fung, were among the distinguished speakers.
Take movie night outdoors this summer with these free screenings in parks around the city.
“To broaden the pipeline, we need to show people they can be computer scientists when they weren’t thinking about it before,” said Carla Brodley, dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, who moderated a panel discussion at Northeastern University-Seattle.
Google’s short-term memory and travel websites overcharging shoppers are just two of the things we learned from assistant professor Christo Wilson’s lecture on Web personalization.
The Edge4Vets workshop series, which is scheduled for July, helps veterans translate their strengths from the military into tools for success in civilian life.