The university, in partnership with U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, held a briefing on Capitol Hill last week where experts discussed critical research and policy issues focused on protecting marine ecosystems.
In the wake of the recent deadly mudslide in Washington state, Tom Sheahan, professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, breaks down the anatomy of slides and offers potential preventative measures.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun on Tuesday morning during a panel discussion at Georgetown University shared his thoughts on the skills higher education institutions will demand of their leaders in the future.
Master’s degree in hand, Northeastern alumna wins competitive presidential fellowship to work on federal high-speed rail project
Earlier this week, President Obama signed a bill passed by Congress that would raise the debt ceiling and avoid default. The combative negotiations that preceded the deal, however, highlighted the deep political divide in Washington. We asked Robert Gilbert, the Edward W. Brooke Professor in Northeastern’s Department of Political Science, to examine the political climate in light of this deal, and what it means for the 2012 elections.