Crime and Punishment

What do Whitey Bulger, Mex­ican drug car­tels, and Trayvon Martin have in common? They’re exam­ples of the scope and evo­lu­tion of crim­inal behavior and just a few of the topics … read more »

Middle East

Inter­na­tional, and par­tic­u­larly Middle Eastern pol­i­tics have always been a hot topic of dis­cus­sion and debate. Our fac­ulty experts can eval­uate and com­ment on topics ranging from recent waves of … read more »

Global Markets

It’s inevitable for the suc­cesses and fail­ures of our nation to be in direct cor­re­la­tion with busi­ness and eco­nomics abroad; a fact that fur­ther stresses the impor­tance of staying knowl­edge­able … read more »

Terrorism and Homeland Security

Northeastern’s ALERT Center and the George J. Kostas Research Insti­tute for Home­land Secu­rity are just two exam­ples of ways in which the uni­ver­sity is leading the way in secu­rity research. … read more »

Network and Cybersecurity

North­eastern fac­ulty are on the front lines, working to combat cyber threats and explore the com­plex­i­ties of infor­ma­tion assur­ance in an increas­ingly tech­no­log­ical world. These experts can address cyber­se­cu­rity issues … read more »

Drug Discovery

The well-​​​​being of our nation relies on the hard work and research of health and sci­ence pro­fes­sionals, all working towards treat­ments and cures. What impact does dis­ease in Kenya have … read more »

Earthquake in Iran

The U.S Geo­log­ical Survey reports that an approx­i­mately 7.8 mag­ni­tude earth­quake hit southern Iran near the Pak­istan border today. Iran offi­cials are reporting hundreds dead.