Katherine Boo, the award-winning author who penned Behind the Beautiful Forevers, spoke to Northeastern’s 116th entering class Tuesday night about the people, places, and inequalities in Mumbai that inspired her first non-fiction book.
Chemistry professor and chair Graham Jones uses environmentally (and financially) friendly methods to conduct organic drug research.
A collection of DNA samples featuring some of the world’s most rare, strange, and remarkable ocean creatures will move to Northeastern’s world-class coastal research facility later this year
Eight Northeastern undergraduates took on a challenge posed by professors Matthias Felleisen and David Van Horn: Three years later they’re holding the some 300-page product of their efforts.
Two-dozen students from Boston-area high schools will spend the next six weeks working in Northeastern labs through the Center for STEM Education’s Young Scholars Program.
Northeastern University and the Learning by Giving Foundation have launched the world’s first massive online open course on philanthropy and informed civic engagement. Some 10,000 students have already registered.
The pioneering degree program, which will begin this fall, will focus on an interdisciplinary field that seeks to understand the underlying complexity of various systems.
Emergency relief attempts often suffer due to problems with the radio spectrum rescuers use to communicate with one another. A team of engineering students developed a device to help change that.
Northeastern researchers are developing a neuronal-based control system that would allow the RoboBee to forage for flowers.
Northeastern graduate students are working to develop the next generation of energy efficient lithium batteries.
Pharmacy graduate Nick O’Donnell earned an award at the RISE:2013 expo this spring for his work investigating the adverse effects of intravenous sedatives.
Northeastern’s Professional Science Master’s degree program in biotechnology, now in its 10th year, is a model for similar programs around the world.