Maya Angelou

Renowned poet Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, 2014 at the age of 86, leaving behind a legacy of activism, cul­ture, and advo­cacy for fem­i­nism and civil rights. Best […]

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State of the Union

Facing declining approval rat­ings and harsh crit­i­cism, Pres­i­dent Barack Obama’s State of the Union address will likely be an oppor­tu­nity to reas­sure the country and press reset. Mem­bers of Northeastern’s […]

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Winter Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are fast approaching. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity experts are avail­able to speak about all of the mul­ti­di­men­sional aspects of these global games. From secu­rity con­cerns, urban […]

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Man­dela, the Nobel Prize winner who guided South Africa from apartheid to democ­racy and became an inter­na­tional icon of peace, died Thursday at the age 95. Our fac­ulty at […]

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Sustainability

Whether through eco­log­ical fore­casting, cre­ative solu­tions for coastal com­mu­ni­ties, designs for resilient infra­struc­ture, or green tech­nology, to name a few, North­eastern researchers con­tinue to inves­ti­gate how we as a society […]

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Government Shutdown

On October 1, 2013, the US fed­eral gov­ern­ment shut­down, fur­loughing hun­dreds of thou­sands of fed­eral employees, closing national parks, sus­pending impor­tant national ser­vices, and threat­ening to com­pro­mise the government’s debt-​​​​ceiling […]

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Sandy Hook shooting

Update: Invesi­ga­tors behind the Sandy Hook school shooting in New­town, Conn. last December plan to release a report on Monday, November 25, that doc­u­ments addi­tional infor­ma­tion about the gunman and the […]

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Sustainable design

In the wake of nat­ural dis­as­ters like the Okla­homa tor­na­does or Super­storm Sandy, how can cities better plan for poten­tial, high-​​​​damage situations? How can we better design build­ings and city spaces […]

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