US adds 217,000 jobs in May

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The US economy finally has regained all the jobs lost in the last recession as hiring continued to expand at a solid pace, the Labor Department reported Friday.

Bay State jobless rate drops, 
but so does the number of jobs

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The state unemployment rate fell to 6 percent yesterday, but the state lost jobs for the first time since January.

“It’s a bit of a mixed picture,” said Alan Clayton Matthews, a professor at Northeastern University.

Tim Hoff receives the 2014 Ronald Copeland Best Paper Award

Timothy Hoff

Tim Hoff, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Management, Health Care Systems, and Health Policy, has received one of the two 2014 Ronald Copeland Best Paper Awards. This award recognizes excellent published work from Northeastern faculty, and winners receive a $1,000 prize.

Matthias Ruth talks climate change on WCVB TV

Matthias Ruth Interview

Northeastern’s Dr. Matthias Ruth helped to author the newly released National Climate Assessment.

From climate change comes opportunity to innovate

Northeastern professor Matthias Ruth focuses on building bridges across sectors and disciplines to tackle the growing problem of climate change, especially in urban settings. Photo by Brooks Canaday. - See more at: http://www.northeastern.edu/news/2014/05/ruth-climate-assessment/#sthash.WRWH3BNJ.dpuf

A cur­sory look at the Third National Cli­mate Assess­ment released Tuesday by the National Cli­mate Assess­ment and Devel­op­ment Advi­sory Com­mittee yields a grim out­look. The authors state that cli­mate change is already begin­ning to impact nearly every sector of the economy—and that’s not all: It’s already threat­ening human health and well being and adversely affecting our infra­struc­tures, our water resources, our crops, our live­stock, and our nat­ural ecosys­tems. What’s more, plan­ning efforts to adapt and mit­i­gate the problem are facing serious limitations.

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