Law professor Libby Adler explains the significance of the Justice Department’s new policy to grant same-sex married couples equal protection in legal matters.
“Define diversity as working alongside people with whom you have profound disagreements on fundamental matters,” says Eboo Patel, Northeastern’s inaugural interfaith leadership fellow.
Obama’s presidency has polarized the public’s views on race, say Northeastern professors Amílcar Barreto and Richard D. O’Bryant, whose new book explores this issue from a range of perspectives.
A new type of cellular mechanism discovered by Northeastern researchers triggers bacterial biofilm formation.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
Facing a fractured Congress and the forthcoming midterm elections, President Obama declared he would act unilaterally when necessary—the implications of which remain to be seen, according to political science professor Robert Gilbert.
Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, has joined the university as a Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science.
People tend to adopt risky behaviors after getting vaccinated against transmissible diseases, but how does this behavior affect the spread of infections? In new research, Northeastern faculty are taking a closer look.
In a ceremony on Thursday afternoon featuring several moving performances and a conversation with civil rights pioneer Bob Moses, the Northeastern community honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
What’s the U.S. economic outlook for this year? We asked John Kwoka, the Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics at Northeastern. One domestic factor he has his eye on—indications that new bubbles are forming in the housing and stock markets.
In the first session of the semester-long Open Classroom series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University, posed a chilling question: “Will water lead to war?”