Last week, Congress overrode President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, a law that will enable U.S. citizens to sue foreign nations that played a role in terrorist attacks resulting in American deaths. Public policy expert Dan Urman talks about the law and its potential consequences, including retaliatory legal action against U.S. officials abroad.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth and a group of international researchers recently published a review paper in Climate Change Responses calling for a new approach to understanding and predicting the impact of climate change.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth, an expert on climate change and environmental policy, has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
Northeastern will launch a first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary graduate program this fall to train the next generation of security professionals to face the new and evolving challenges of the 21st century.
New assistant professor Dietmar Offenhuber wants to make cities and their infrastructures more legible in order to improve their governance. One of his approaches involves tracking the movement of garbage.
This month, Detroit became the largest American city to declare bankruptcy.The outcome is in part the result of federal policies that subsidized suburban sprawl, according to associate professor of political science Thomas J. Vicino.
Matthias Ruth, a Northeastern professor of public policy and engineering, and an international team of scholars studied how the response to a 2009 earthquake in Italy can guide future city-planning efforts.
Delegates to first annual World Class Cities summit seek to build winning strategies to help cities overcome their common challenges
Shaunna Harrington, CPS professor and former Boston high school teacher, assesses how educators can help boost students’ slumping test scores
Panel at Northeastern law school sheds light on the need for attorneys to be part of the solution for victims of human trafficking