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.
Northeastern’s art gallery received high praise for its most recent exhibit, “Celebrity Type,” and is looking to ride that success toward greater interest both on campus and beyond.
According to a new Northeastern University survey, American higher education is held in high regard, but doubts persist about the system’s ability to prepare students for success in today’s economy.
Students returned to campus this semester to Snell Library’s transformed first floor, which now includes more than 20 new collaborative workrooms, a redesigned InfoCommons and main lobby, and informal study […]
Students packed Centennial Common on Thursday afternoon for the annual event, where representatives from many of Northeastern’s 325 student-run clubs and organizations met with potential newcomers.
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.