At the Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration, Bernard A. Stotsky Professor Laurel Leff explained that American universities had one of the few lifelines to extend to refugees fleeing Europe to escape Nazi persecutions, but they didn’t do enough.
President Joseph E. Aoun discussed higher education’s ongoing transformation las a guest lecturer in the architecture course “Understanding Design.”
“Barriers to information and the prospect of a harsher sentence can lead the innocent to plead guilty,” according to law professor Daniel Medwed, who delivered the 49th annual Robert D. Klein Lecture.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, explains why public support for gay marriage has increased and how the social movement movement compares to others in American history.
Julia Pierson’s appointment to lead the Secret Service reflects both a growing trend and the politics of the Obama administration, says assistant professor Amy Farrell.
Students and faculty showcased a range of impressive research projects across many disciplines at the university’s annual innovation, scholarship, and research expo on Friday.
With the ability to clone animals from their genetic material, bringing back extinct species is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But is it ethical? We asked philosophy professor Ronald Sandler.
Five accomplished students reflected on the value of experiential learning on Wednesday evening in the second event in a yearlong educational series on civic sustainability.
At a town-hall meeting Tuesday night, a committee charged with exploring a campus-wide smoking policy fielded questions and provided important information ahead of its final recommendations expected later this semester.
A leading advocacy group in Massachusetts will begin naming an annual leadership award in honor of John Auerbach, director of the university’s Institute on Urban Health Research.
“The Holocaust is woven into my understanding of the world,” says Nathan Englander, an internationally bestselling author who delivered the second annual Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture on Monday evening.
Student filmmakers participating in the 12th annual Campus MovieFest are hoping that their films are good enough to get the red carpet treatment in Tinseltown.