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Science and Discovery
Two Northeastern startups win MassChallenge awards
This conference will prepare PhD students for careers beyond academia
Tired of being manipulated by fake news? This Northeastern researcher is creating the tools we need to fight against it.
They wondered what happens when a Hollywood blockbuster features two black leads. A North Korean hack helped them find the answer.
Recounts almost never lead to election reversals. Here’s why they matter.
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In The Media
Recent headlines have touted the move by several big employers to stop requiring new hires to hold college degrees. Meanwhile, a drumbeat of studies show increasing labor market returns for degrees, and employers say they value the critical thinking skills of liberal arts graduates. These seemingly oppositional trends are both real and on…
Joseph Aoun, the president of Northeastern University, believes it’s essential that higher education prepare people for this change. In his 2017 book “Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” Aoun writes about the need to train creators instead of laborers, to foster people’s…