Northeastern convened an interdisciplinary group of researchers for the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, where experts discussed and showcased avatars that could be used in a variety of healthcare applications.
Northeastern University convened experts from industry, government, and academia last week to discuss advancements in next-generation energy storage and battery technologies—both of which have major implications for global challenges in energy consumption, materials shortages, and climate change.
A score of scholars in Northeastern’s new Ujima Global Leaders Program arrived to campus on Thursday for their new student orientation, and then spent the next four days attending workshops, exploring the city, and participating in team-building activities.
Ryan McGill, DMSB’04, co-founded the Summer Sessions Surf Shop in 2002, when he was an undergraduate at Northeastern. Today, it’s one of the largest companies of its kind in New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region, perpetually filled with happy customers.
Gordana Rabrenovic, director of Northeastern’s Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, says respected leaders in the St. Louis suburb need to call for and establish a review committee chartered to examine the causes of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
With support from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University will partner with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to provide co-op experiences to undergraduate students, who will receive training to study and conduct cancer nanomedicine research.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth, an expert on climate change and environmental policy, has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
A $23.6 billion verdict against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds is set to change the landscape of tobacco litigation. Here, professor Richard Daynard, the chair of the School of Law’s Tobacco Products Liability Project, lends his expertise to explain the consequences of the case.
Some scientists get to have all the fun. Last week my colleague Joan Lynch and I made the trip up to Nahant to visit with a team of marine researchers based at […]
No, not well, in the expert opinion of Distinguished Professor John Kwoka, whose award-winning research has found that the vast majority of mergers lead to significant price increases.
Dov Waxman, co-director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, discusses the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the prospects for a cease-fire.
Top researchers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policymakers from Massachusetts and Switzerland convened at Northeastern University on Friday for an energy summit, where participants discussed innovations and strategies to address climate change and a range of other global energy challenges.