Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
“Barriers to information and the prospect of a harsher sentence can lead the innocent to plead guilty,” according to law professor Daniel Medwed, who delivered the 49th annual Robert D. Klein Lecture.
Delivering the annual Robert D. Klein Lecture, English professor Carla Kaplan discussed the complicated story of white women who passed for black in the 1920s.
Magnets are built into cars, wind turbines, iPods — even birds. And one recent breakthrough found magnets might even kill cancer cells, said engineering professor Vincent Harris during his Klein lecture.