3Qs: What elections mean for Russia

Fol­lowing par­lia­men­tary elec­tions in Russia on Sunday, protests broke out across the country this week amid alle­ga­tions of voter fraud. The elec­tions kept Prime Min­ister Vladimir Putin and his United Russia party in power, but revealed a drastic decline in sup­port for the party and sig­nif­i­cantly decreased its number of seats in Par­lia­ment. We asked Harlow Robinson, Matthews Dis­tin­guished Uni­ver­sity Pro­fessor and an expert in Russian and Soviet cul­tural his­tory, to ana­lyze the situation.

Postcard from Switzerland

Eddie Vaisman Class of 2012, Dual major in elec­trical engi­neering and physics Co-​​​​op in Geneva, Switzer­land For the past month, I have been working at CERN: The Euro­pean Orga­ni­za­tion for […]

Key departments realigned to meet new opportunities

A range of aca­d­emic pro­grams and units are inte­grated to enhance stu­dent out­comes and strengthen research.

Global change through urban partnerships

Del­e­gates to first annual World Class Cities summit seek to build win­ning strate­gies to help cities over­come their common challenges

Using the arts to foster cultural learning

On co-​​op in Bali, North­eastern stu­dent develops new edu­ca­tion cur­riculum for stu­dents – while lever­aging his own appre­ci­a­tion for the­ater and drama

Network scientist awarded international prize for research

Director of Northeastern’s Center for Com­plex Net­work Research wins recog­ni­tion from sci­ence foun­da­tion based in Italy

Northeastern remembers Thomas Moore

As inno­v­a­tive dean of the Col­lege of Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion, Moore left a pow­erful legacy, including launching new global and online programs

Committed to changing lives

Micro-​​finance expe­ri­ence in South Africa and a pres­i­den­tial speech inspire a young North­eastern alumna to follow a path of helping others

Shaping communities through social justice work

Global women’s rights activist and lawyer urges North­eastern law school grad­u­ates to pick up the mantle of public service

Partnering with United Nations to fight official corruption

Global scholars and gov­ern­ment offi­cials con­vene at North­eastern to draw up the frame­work for an aca­d­emic cur­riculum to train future leaders against cor­rupt prac­tices in public life