Flint, Michigan water crisis

The city of Flint, Michigan, has been engulfed in a drinking water crisis in recent months. In April 2014 the city tem­porarily switched its source from Lake Huron to the […]

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Foreign Policy

For­eign policy dis­cus­sion has been at the fore­front of ongoing elec­tion cov­erage with issues such as the rise of ISIS and renewed rela­tions with Cuba dom­i­nating head­lines over the past year. […]

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Workplace Issues

Min­imum wage, paid leave, and equal pay have arisen as key issues in the ongoing 2016 pres­i­den­tial cam­paigns. From gender and work­place issues to work-​​​​life bal­ance, North­eastern pro­fes­sors can discuss […]

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Policing Issues

Cases in Bal­ti­more, New York City and Mis­souri have ignited national debate on policing and com­mu­nity issues. North­eastern experts in soci­ology and crim­i­nology are able to dis­cuss the impact of […]

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Opioid Crisis

North­eastern experts are avail­able to com­ment on the opioid crisis, which has been esca­lating across the nation for many years. In Mass­a­chu­setts, this crisis is not unique either; many other states have seen a large uptick in […]

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Hurricane Katrina Anniversary

As the ten year anniver­sary of Hur­ri­cane Katrina’s land­fall on the Gulf Coast approaches, North­eastern experts are avail­able to dis­cuss a range of topics related to the storm, including resiliency, […]

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Same-​​Sex Marriage

Even though the U.S. Supreme Court has legal­ized same-​​​​sex mar­riage nation­wide, other issues, such as the Ken­tucky court clerk who went to jail for refusing to issue mar­riage licenses, have come to the fore­front of […]

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NFL and Domestic Violence

Ongoing issues in the National Foot­ball League have added to the national con­ver­sa­tion about the sub­ject of domestic vio­lence in our society. North­eastern experts are avail­able to dis­cuss the sub­ject from a variety […]

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Mass. Gubernatorial Race

With the con­clu­sion of the pri­maries, the two can­di­dates for Mass­a­chu­setts Gov­ernor are ramping up cam­paign activies ahead of the November gen­eral elec­tion. North­eastern experts are able to speak about […]

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Conflict with ISIS

The recent attacks in Paris and the Middle East have renewed the world’s focus on ISIS and the poten­tial responses to these acts of violence. Northeastern experts are able to discuss […]

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Bike Safety

  Bike safety respon­si­bility doesn’t just fall on riders and dri­vers. It takes col­lab­o­ra­tion between trans­porta­tion experts, civil engi­neers, and local gov­ern­ment. And inno­va­tions – from a smart bike with laser lanes, […]

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