Two venues at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro—the 12,000-seat Future Arena and the 15,000-seat Aquatic Stadium—will be dismantled and rebuilt into entirely new buildings following the games. We asked assistant professor David Fannon, an architect and building scientist, to explain how Rio’s reliance on “nomadic architecture” might benefit Brazil in the decades to come.
Summitt, who won eight national titles as head coach of the Tennessee women’s basketball team, died Tuesday. Here, Northeastern faculty and staff reflect on the life and legacy of Division 1 college basketball’s winningest coach.
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.
Northeastern faculty experts weigh in on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
Northeastern law professor Margaret Burnham met Nelson Mandela when he appointed her to an international human rights commission in 1993. She reflected on the legacy of the popular political figure, who died on Thursday at the age of 95.