A group of first-year students recently completed the Summer Discovery Experience, an intensive PRISM summer program in which students experience hands-on research in mathematics, physics, and biology.
Law professor Daniel Medwed said he is conflicted about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that police can take DNA samples from people upon arrest, noting both the privacy concerns and the potential to solve cold cases.
Building on the Digital Media Commons’ successful launch last year at Snell Library, Northeastern will expand the state-of-the-art workspace as part of a series of investments designed to enhance next-generation teaching, learning, and discovery at the university.
The play, which opened this week at Northeastern and is directed by professor Matt Gray, utilizes advanced technology to tell the story of a troubled teen with 28 days to save the world.
President Joseph E. Aoun told Seattle-area leaders Wednesday night that Northeastern’s new graduate campus will leverage the strengths of both the university and the region, creating solutions to regional and global challenges.
The evolution of technology has changed the way we listen to our favorite songs, according to Patrik Wikström, a newly appointed associate professor of music.
Susan Barbieri Mongomery, executive professor of law and business, examines the impact of a recent verdict in favor of Apple in a case involving product infringement.
Northeastern’s Educational Technology Center and Academic Technology Services hosted Teaching With Technology Day on Monday, bringing together teachers, academics and industry professionals to discuss the role of computers in the classroom.
Northeastern’s Young Scholars Program lets local high-schoolers broaden their knowledge through stimulating university-level lab projects.
The leading social-media news site, Mashable, recently released an infographic comparing the successes and failures of new new-venture companies today to those in the dot-com era of the late 1990s and early– 2000s, begging the question, “Are we in a tech bubble?” John Friar, an executive professor of entrepreneurship at Northeastern and an expert in technology strategy for start-up companies, explains what it means to be in a tech bubble, if the world is in fact in one, and how start-ups can avoid the worst fall-out from a bursting bubble.
Indiana recently became the latest state to remove the requirement for its schools to teach handwriting, leading to the debate over whether cursive is outdated in our digital society or a critical component of youth learning. We asked Neal Lerner, an associate professor of English and the director of the Writing Center at Northeastern University, to weigh in.
In recent years, globalization and advanced technologies have increasingly given companies the ability to allow employees to work remotely. So how has this trend changed the game for businesses and the lives of their workers? We talked to Jay Mulki, associate professor of marketing in the College of Business Administration, who is conducting research in this area and recently presented at a conference sponsored by Care.com in New York City.