Emily Mann: Promoting Success Through Health and Play

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I told the students. “Be prepared.” It was our day of play. It was a chance to DO the work of class, applying the theories and themes from a semester discussing course content in child maltreatment, school failure, mental illness, and delinquency.

Washington Examiner – Crime study: Handguns, not ‘assault rifles,’ used in most mass shootings

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Criminologist and Northeastern professor tells Washington Examiner reporter Paul Bedard that mass shootings have remained stagnant for the past 34 years.

news @ Northeastern – The global water crisis

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The Spring 2014 Myra Kraft Open Classroom seminar will explore the many challenges that water presents for our society, including health, economic and environmental issues.

Student Spotlight: Josh Craft, LPP ’14 [VIDEO]

Josh Craft, LPP ’14, reflects on his experiences in the program thus far and shares what he likes best about studying at SPPUA and Northeastern.

LPP Alumnus Named Chief Academic Officer of Idaho State Board of Education

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Dr. Christopher Mathias, a graduate of our Law & Public Policy program, was recently hired as Chief Academic Officer by the Idaho State Board of Education.

MURP Students Deliver Successful Capstone Presentation for the City of Lynn

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Master of Urban and Regional Policy students in the Fall 2013 Capstone course presented the culmination of their semester-long research project for the City of Lynn, MA.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – Is The Prescription Drug Pipeline Too Slow?

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The latest installment in our partnership series with Cognoscenti explores whether or not we can speed up the drug to market timeline while maintaining rigorous safety standards.

Faculty Research Round-Up: Gavin Shatkin

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When our faculty aren’t busy teaching or conducting research, they’re often publishing or promoting their work. Continue reading for a look at what Gavin Shatkin, Associate Professor of Public Policy & Architecture, has been working on.

WBUR – Snowy Commute Raises Questions, Complaints Across Boston Area

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Dukakis Center Associate Director Stephanie Pollack moderated a discussion about winter weather and transportation in Boston on WBUR.

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