This spring’s Open Classroom Series will explore the many challenges and opportunities facing the city over the next 15 years.
New research from two Northeastern University professors shows that in the days following Michael Brown’s fatal shooting, everyday citizens—not politicians, celebrities, or other prominent public figures—were the ones who, using Twitter, shaped the national dialogue.
Assistant teaching professor Kristen Lee Costa offers advice to help college students navigate the every-day stress of college life by avoiding a handful of common pitfalls.
An interdisciplinary group of five Northeastern faculty experts reacted to and examined last week’s terror attacks in Beirut and Paris at a panel discussion Tuesday night.
Throughout Northeastern’s School of Pharmacy, researchers are making progress in solving a range of pressing health challenges.
Assistant professor Nick Beauchamp has brought science to the art of crafting persuasive text for things like advertisements and political talking points. A study found the algorithm he created generated persuasive text that shifted people’s opinions of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law.
Nancy Hanrahan says, “Nurses are the perfect vectors for influencing public health change.”
Stratis Ioannidis wants to build the world’s best targeted mobile advertising system, a platform that presents highly relevant ads to consumers while simultaneously protecting their privacy.
“Coming out was like showing people who I am for the very first time,” said Alex Ahmed, PhD’19. “I wasn’t a different person, but there was something about me that was very different, something that could change how you see me.”
New assistant professor Kathleen Lotterhos of Northeastern’s Marine Science Center uncovers clues to environmental sustainability by using genetic analyses to study species from pine trees to Pacific rockfish.
Eno Ebong, an assistant professor of chemical engineering, harnesses the power of multiple fields—from chemical engineering to nanomedicine—to lay the groundwork for treating vascular disease.
Ellen Cushman’s research centers on literacy in tribal and urban communities, with a particular focus on exploring language’s role in the everyday struggle for dignity, respect, and change.