Northeastern hosted the fifth annual Millennium Campus Conference over the weekend, convening world-renowned speakers and more than 1,000 college students to discuss solutions to the world’s greatest problems.
The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases, which affect more than 1 billion people each year. Associate professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a new report on the impact of antibiotic resistant bacteria on national health. We asked assistant professor Betsy Hirsch to explain its significance and what it means for the public.
At the Education Writers Association conference this weekend, President Joseph E. Aoun described a fundamental change facing higher education today: who the system’s learners really are.
Retired Marine Colonel Mark Mykleby said at a lecture at Northeastern on Tuesday that the nation’s biggest problem is global unsustainability and it will take behavioral change, not national strategy, to fix it.
At the Faulty Senate’s first meeting of the academic year, Provost Stephen W. Director presented Northeastern’s accomplishments and growth on many fronts, including academic resources, financial aid, and student life enhancements.
Students who have recently returned from international co-ops discussed their experiences with their peers last week.
Northeastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on critical issues facing colleges and universities, particularly their role in preparing students for the global workforce.
According to a new Northeastern University survey, American higher education is held in high regard, but doubts persist about the system’s ability to prepare students for success in today’s economy.
New assistant professor Dietmar Offenhuber wants to make cities and their infrastructures more legible in order to improve their governance. One of his approaches involves tracking the movement of garbage.
On Wednesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed on a resolution that would authorize a military strike on Syria within 90 days. President Barack Obama is asking Congress to support […]
Following the launch of its Empower campaign, Northeastern continues to surpass its fundraising goals, having tripled its annual average since 2005.
Northeastern and the Boston Ballet have created a comprehensive educational program to help professional ballet dancers earn college degrees and to prepare them for careers after dancing.
Northeastern alumnus Abhi Nangia and current student Daniel Garafulic co-founded reweave, an organization creating a holistic social impact network that helps passionate people and social enterprises be better, together.
International affairs major Britton Green’s work at CNBC in Singapore gave him an up-close look at business reporting and digital news.
In new research, network scientist Alessandro Vespignani and his team show through computational modeling that a hypothetical attack involving smallpox may spread to two or four countries before the first cases are ever diagnosed.
Assistant professor of physics Toyoko Orimoto received an Early Career Award from the Department of Energy to study physics beyond the Standard Model.
The BMM Indo-US Educators Summit 2013, held July 5–9, convened higher education leaders from the United States and India to foster new collaborations and discuss best practices and market needs in both countries.
Incoming freshman Jacqueline Ali is excited to embrace the university’s computer science program and explore the field’s myriad career tracks, from security to web development.
President Joseph E. Aoun delivered a keynote address to the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada in Ottawa at a conference focused on the changes in higher education around the globe.
Distinguished Professor William Fowler reflects on some of the most unusual gift exchanges between nations in modern history and how the symbolic practice has evolved.
The answer is yes, according to Michael Gasiorek, a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Science in International Business program who is spending two years studying and working in China.
A new Gallery 360 exhibit highlights Northeastern’s commitment to leading research and education on understanding “big data” and complexity through information design and visualization.
Israel and Middle East expert Dov Waxman has been appointed as professor of political science, international affairs, and Israel studies and co-director of the university’s Middle East Center.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Rep. John Tierney urged Northeastern students to voice their support for a preventative measure that would halt a looming hike to federally subsidized Stafford loans.
Associate professor of international affairs and sociology Berna Turam has conducted extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Turkey, and she said the recent protests there are about power—not religion.
At the first annual Sustaining Coastal Cities conference, national and international leaders began a conversation on the future of fisheries.
More than 200 graduating students of the School of Law were challenged to shape the future of the legal system and take professional risks for the sake of justice in a Commencement ceremony on Friday afternoon at Matthews Arena.
Empower: The Campaign for Northeastern University will shape the future of teaching, learning, and discovery at Northeastern by supporting students, faculty, and research innovation and strengthening partnerships with industry and government.
Northeastern recognized 17 accomplished seniors at the Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards Ceremony, held last week in the Curry Student Center Ballroom. The students’ co-op experiences include working at Boston’s world-class […]
EMC Corporation Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Tucci said Friday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum that businesses’ future success will be increasingly defined by how they innovate and take advantage of opportunities presented by information technology’s transformation.
Stephen W. Director, Northeastern’s provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, has been taking underwater photographs for more than two decades. What’s his trick for capturing sea life’s immense beauty and diversity? Just stay focused.
Thirteen Northeastern students joined more than 1,000 of their peers from around the world at the 6th annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting.
Ever since a high school trip to Zambia to repair dormitories, Danielle Fontaine has been searching for a chance to return to Africa. So when she got a co-op with […]
President Joseph E. Aoun discussed higher education’s ongoing transformation las a guest lecturer in the architecture course “Understanding Design.”
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder and CEO of Care.com, shared her entrepreneurial journey and the critical components of building a strong brand on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum.