Last week I got to sit in on the end-of-year presentations for associate professors Stephen Initlle and Rupal Patel’s class, Reinventing healthcare with Google Glass. You can read all about the […]
More than 20 students in an innovative transdisciplinary course developed personal health applications for Google Glass, the wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display.
When professor Dave Kaeli approached them about entering a supercomputer competition, electrical and computer engineering students Neel Shah and Tushar Swamy had zero experience in the task at hand. “I […]
At Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, administrators and faculty members discussed the merits of making the four-year/two co-op model a more accessible option to students as interest increases.
In a panel discussion on Wednesday, Northeastern faculty and alumni reflected on the personal, public, and political implications of same-sex marriage in America.
Alright folks, today I debut my nascent video editing skilz and you all get to be my first viewers. On Monday, we got a last-minute heads up that assistant professor […]
For 10 years, engineering professor Richard Whalen has held what he calls an “egg-drop competition on steroids.” If you haven’t participated in an egg drop competition yourself, chances are you’ve at least […]
Cyanobacteria, which are responsible for producing a quarter of the earth’s breathable oxygen, are nearly 3 billion years old, but they’ve yet to be well understood on a genetic level. Associate professor Jacqueline Piret aims to change that.
Hip-hop in American culture and its connections with Barack Obama’s presidency set the stage for a thought-provoking panel discussion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop culture, and politics.
The ethos behind the mission of the Northeastern Center for the Arts is simple, says center director Bree Edwards: “Artists, creativity, and entrepreneurship contribute to society in incredibly thoughtful, provocative, and challenging ways.”
Renowned digital humanities scholar Julia Flanders, a new professor of the practice at Northeastern, leads two dynamic endeavors: The Women Writers Project and Digital Humanities Quarterly.
Northeastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on critical issues facing colleges and universities, particularly their role in preparing students for the global workforce.