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.
On Wednesday afternoon, incoming science students (and all incoming students, for that matter) will have the pleasure of “Twitter chatting” with someone not too far removed from their own experience. […]
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.
When Mohit Bhardwaj was a freshman in high school he traveled from his home in Lusaka, Zambia to Boston. with Lead America. For nine days, he and a group of […]
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 problem is that islanders on the Solomon Islands in remote villages walk two to three hours to collect kerosene for their lamps and cooking stoves, time they could be […]
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.