Censorship on the Chinese version of Twitter does little to stifle discourse, according to researchers in Northeastern’s College of Computer and Information Science.
With Election Day less than two weeks away, Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a public forum on Sunday with the city’s mayoral and at-large city council candidates.
At the annual State of the University event on Tuesday, President Joseph E. Aoun challenged students, faculty, and staff to help shape Northeastern’s bright future by capitalizing on its momentum.
Chet Kanojia, a digital media technologist and Northeastern alumnus, discussed his groundbreaking online TV platform Aereo on Monday night in the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.
U.S. military tribunals are fair and balanced, according to Brigadier General Mark Martins, the chief prosecutor of military commissions, who spoke at Northeastern last week.
As part of Northeastern’s educational series on civic sustainability, a trio of Northeastern scholars led a discussion on immigration issues in the U.S. from a legal, philosophical, and criminal justice perspective.
Northeastern will commemorate the six-month anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing by hosting a special one-day exhibit encouraging people to add to Our Marathon, the university’s crowd-sourced digital archive.
While newspapers folded, Internet news sites rushed to fill the information void, says assistant professor Dan Kennedy, whose new book explores the ecosystem of online journalism.
Northeastern hosted the first in a series of regional workshops for the Materials Genome Initiative, an Obama administration effort to reduce the time and cost needed to develop novel materials that can advance manufacturing and strengthen the economy.
An interdisciplinary group of researchers from around the world converged at Northeastern last week to grapple with the ethics of informed consent when using humans as their subjects.
Public interest attorney Sharon Eubanks said Monday that lawyers will need to forge strong partnerships with advocates and journalists in order to continue advancing equal rights for all in the 21st century.
In DARPA’s first ever Spectrum Challenge, computer science professor Guevara Noubir’s team dominated the competition in its attempt to transmit data from one point to another given the limited frequency spectrum available.