It’s center stage for student speaker

Emily Izzo, SSH’14, will deliver the stu­dent address at Northeastern’s 112th com­mence­ment on Friday morning at the TD Garden, where she will encourage fellow grad­u­ates to go out and explore all the world has to offer.

Women’s key role in Middle East transition

Northeastern’s Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Human­i­ties recently co-​​hosted a two-​​day con­fer­ence focused on the role of women in demo­c­ratic tran­si­tions in the Middle East.

Scholar of Israel to co-​​direct Middle East Center at Northeastern

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.

3Qs: Analyzing the cybersecurity threat posed by hackers

Themis Papa­george, an asso­ciate clin­ical pro­fessor of com­puter and infor­ma­tion sci­ence, exam­ines the cyber­se­cu­rity threat posed by al-​​Qaida and Anony­mous, a global group of hackers.

3Qs: Evaluating U.S.-Afghanistan relations

Kim­berly Jones, a fac­ulty asso­ciate in North­eastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Cul­ture and Devel­op­ment, ana­lyzes Pres­i­dent Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan on the eve of the one-​​year anniver­sary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.