The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally here, opening this week in Rio de Janeiro amid a plethora of concerns, including the Zika virus, water contamination, and civil unrest. Here, Olympics expert and associate teaching professor Philip D’Agati explains what we can expect and says of the city, “Their planning hasn’t been that bad.”
On a new Dialogue of Civilizations program this summer, Northeastern students learned about the surprising influences of the two most significant revolutions of scientific thought.
“Emerald Networks,” the newest exhibit at Northeastern’s Gallery 360, offers a look at the history of park systems in five U.S. cities and how present-day needs are affecting open space development and use.
The Northeastern men’s basketball team is returning to the NCAA tournament for the first time in more than two decades. But did you know the Huskies have made seven previous appearances in the Big Dance? Here’s a look back at how they’ve faired.
Northeastern students from countries across the globe shared a meal together and learned about the American holiday’s history and traditions at the International Student and Scholar Institute’s annual Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday.
Northeastern, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a workshop to introduce military historians to digital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new collaborations with colleagues.
Two Northeastern journalism students on co-op with NBC News this spring had the opportunity to work on some of the year’s most important telecasts, including President Obama’s State of the Union address and the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Assistant professor of political science Mai’a K. Davis Cross, an expert in European politics and policy, says last week’s independence vote in Scotland could have a significant impact on Europe.
Are body products like blood, milk, and sperm marketable commodities, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law with expertise in the history of science and medicine, explains the origins and consequences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”
At the Academic Honors Convocation, Northeastern presented the Presidential Medallion to two of its former leaders, John A. Curry and Richard M. Freeland. The medallion was bestowed upon the former presidents in celebration of their legacies, which have paved the way for future success.
Experts discussed the impact a politicians’ health can have on their political careers at a recent conference hosted by Northeastern’s Department of Political Science.
D’Amore-McKim School of Business professor Robert Lieb has written a book detailing the history of the American Basketball League, a short-lived pro basketball league in the 1960s that looked to disrupt the basketball establishment.