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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Ongoing civil rights issues

From this year’s Supreme Court deci­sions on same-​​​​sex mar­riage and free speech to recent protests and racial vio­lence, North­eastern experts are able to dis­cuss ongoing civil rights issues from several angles.

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Ebola Virus

The Ebola virus has been spreading in and from West Africa since March. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers can pro­vide expert com­men­tary from a variety of timely per­spec­tives, including Big Data analysis of […]

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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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Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio are fast approaching. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity experts are avail­able to speak about all of the mul­ti­di­men­sional aspects of these global games. From secu­rity con­cerns and urban devel­op­ment, to issues […]

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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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