Noted human rights lawyer Jameel Jaffer presented his case for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention camp on Wednesday at Northeastern, saying the U.S. government has a legal and moral imperative to shutter the military prison.
The Northeastern community roared in celebration Sunday night at an NCAA Selection Show watch party at the Cabot Center, where the Huskies learned they will face the Fighting Irish on Thursday in Pittsburgh.
Thousands of students, faculty, and staff will flock to Matthews Arena on Friday, March 20, for the university’s Relay For Life event to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
More than eight out of 10 movies or TV shows Netflix users watch are based on the site’s recommendations. Those suggestions are the result of complex algorithms, according to Carlos Gomez Uribe, vice president of product innovation at Netflix, who spoke on campus Thursday as part of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.
A group of Northeastern students participated in Student Financial Aid Day at the State House, meeting with state senators and representatives to advocate continued support of need-based financial aid programs.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday afternoon sat down with Langer — inventor, entrepreneur, and engineer extraordinaire — to discuss Langer’s awe-inspiring ability to harness the power of science and engineering to develop drug delivery systems and life-saving technologies.
Northeastern’s Veteran and Military Services office will host a free vocational rehabilitation and employment information session for veterans on Friday from 6–8 p.m. in the Alumni Center.
Professor Phil Brown and Gideon Klein Scholar Elijah Botkin shared stories about Jewish history and led moving musical performances on Thursday at the annual event held during Holocaust Awareness Week at Northeastern.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society will be based in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities for the next five years.
Steven Brill offered a two-step solution to the country’s healthcare crisis during his hourlong lecture at Northeastern University on Wednesday afternoon.
Israel Prize winner Anita Shapira explored the life and political career of David Ben-Gurion in a keynote address inaugurating the new Israel Studies Lecture series.
On a recent Friday afternoon, a small group of Northeastern students convened in the Sacred Space to rekindle the lost joys of childhood.