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.
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.
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.
A Northeastern University survey shows that strong public support for American higher education is coupled with a clear call for the system to change.
In his annual address to the Faculty Senate, the president lauded Northeastern’s momentum, urged faculty to reach for new heights in teaching and research.
Theatrical performance by Boston playwright adds perspective to Gallery 360 exhibit capturing experience and yearning in the Underground Railroad
Northeastern president’s opinion piece on CNN.com widens the debate, as he follows up with a TV interview
Continuing his leadership on national higher education issues, President Aoun meets with federal education officials to discuss fate of Perkins Loan Program
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
A well-respected German defense minister resigned recently after he admitted that parts of his 2006 doctoral thesis repeated passages by other authors without proper citation. These days, copying and pasting makes it easier than ever to plagiarize, especially in academia, where papers, projects and dissertations are written every day. Brenda Berkelaar, a professor of communication studies at Northeastern, clarifies what plagiarism is, how to prevent it, and how the short-term repercussions can have lasting effects.