Dave Muench, DMSB’14, has launched a mobile application called Skimmin that allows users to browse the top headlines of the day in just 60 seconds.
Jeff Howe, an assistant professor of journalism, discussed his 12,000-word investigative report on the 2011 massacre of more than a dozen Chinese sailors as well as the future of long-form journalism at a campus lecture on Tuesday.
More than 180 student, faculty, and staff volunteers are doing community service projects across the U.S. and in four other countries this week for Alternative Spring Break. Check out this infographic for a closer look at their impact.
A team of Northeastern students placed first at the 29th Annual International Model NATO conference in Washington, D.C., a feat that is even more impressive when considering the circumstances under which the group won.
Northeastern students, faculty, and staff discussed some contemporary challenges and solutions to increasing campus diversity in a cross-cultural roundtable on Tuesday afternoon at the Cabral Center.
“The world is a source of learning and enlightenment and you cannot ignore it,” Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun told members of the Student Government Association on Wednesday evening.
“Define diversity as working alongside people with whom you have profound disagreements on fundamental matters,” says Eboo Patel, Northeastern’s inaugural interfaith leadership fellow.
“2013 was the best year of my life,” says Kendall Coyne, a sharpshooting forward for Northeastern hockey. Can she top it by helping Team USA win gold at the Olympics for the first time since 1998?
In a ceremony on Thursday afternoon featuring several moving performances and a conversation with civil rights pioneer Bob Moses, the Northeastern community honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
In the first session of the semester-long Open Classroom series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University, posed a chilling question: “Will water lead to war?”
While on co-op in the Philippines, fourth-year student Sam Manning packaged thousands of pounds of donated rice, noodles, and sardines to send to survivors of a catastrophic typhoon that killed more than 5,900 people.
“We’re on a course toward fully automating warfare,” warned roboticist Noel Sharkey, who delivered a recent lecture on the political, ethical, and legal implications of Terminator-like weapons.