Network scientist Alessandro Vespignani, who studies the spread of diseases, explains the pandemic potential of the emerging H7N9 bird flu and why it’s different from past strains.
During its 40-year history, the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis has pioneered breakthroughs in biotechnology, forensic science, and advanced materials study. Last week, its accomplishments were honored at a daylong conference on campus.
At its 111th commencement exercises in May, the university will present honorary degrees to an accomplished group of influential leaders, as well as one that recognizes all of the first responders and law enforcement who acted with extraordinary courage, compassion, and resolve following the tragic Boston Marathon bombings.
The fourth event in Northeastern’s yearlong educational series on civic sustainability last Wednesday focused on suspect motivation, the importance of resilience, and the role of social media.
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Barbara Waszczak and graduate student Brendan Harmon devised an intranasal gene therapy that targets the underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease, not just its symptoms.
Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle hosted an event last Wednesday featuring experts from academia and industry who discussed how to expand the capability and breadth of video games that make a societal impact in areas like health and education.
The university held its third-annual Academic Honors Convocation on Thursday, recognizing students, faculty, and staff for their extraordinary achievements in areas including research, scholarship, teaching, and mentoring.
Twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon killed three spectators and left scores more injured. In the last 24 hours, news agencies have reported that authorities believe security … read more »
Professors and students in the School of Pharmacy provided blood-pressure screenings and health education to Boston-area residents as part of a larger national health initiative.
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.