President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address this evening in Chicago. We asked four Northeastern faculty members to reflect on how Obama will be remembered, with a particular focus on his impact on healthcare, human rights, and American culture.
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.
Institutional Diversity and Equity event offers insight into the foundational traditions of Arabs, Muslims and Sikhs
Senator Charles Schumer called for increased Amtrak security and suggested that a “do-not-ride” list, similar to the no-fly list used in airports, be implemented to prevent suspected terrorists from boarding trains. Engineering professor Carey Rappaport, the deputy director of Northeastern’s ALERT Center (Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats), explains the feasibility and effectiveness of a nationwide rail security system and discusses public reaction.
Northeastern students working on co-op around the world say the news of terror leader’s killing has generated little more than quiet ripples locally
On Sunday night, the world was captivated by news coverage of President Obama’s stunning announcement that Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, had been killed by U.S. special forces after 10 years of pursuit. Steven Burgard, director of Northeastern University’s School of Journalism, analyzes what directions media questions and reports may lead from here, and the challenges journalists face in ensuring speedy but accurate reporting in the digital age.