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For the second consecutive year, Northeastern has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The national honor recognizes U.S.
A swarm of autonomous aerial robots may one day be deployed after natural disasters to take stock of the damage and assist in relief efforts.
Northeastern University has joined 30 other leading American universities in filing an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the Trump administration’s executive order…
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Human rights ‘There’s no way I’ll be silenced’
Alfred Brownell has been the target of both government and corporate smear campaigns, of a statewide manhunt, of an attack mob threatening his life—all for standing up for the rights of the people in communities in his home of Liberia. Faced with no choice but to flee the country for his safety last year, Brownell, a prominent Liberian human rights and environmental lawyer, came to Northeastern.
New research by Marco Ajelli, associate research scientist at Northeastern and an expert in infectious disease modeling, has linked a person’s risk of contracting Zika…
The College of Engineering’s Undergraduate Lab Fair is tonight. Here’s the story of Nicholas Fresneda, whose visit to last year’s fair connected him with the…
Why politically motivated cyberattacks might be the new normal
Chatbots aren’t Terminators—they’re just trying to ‘optimize outcomes’
Could the tech snafu in Silicon Valley’s finale actually happen?
Professor wins Fulbright award to advance magnetic materials research
Student’s research fuels debate in British Parliament
How to bring 3-D printing into your teaching, research
The Game of Thrones social network
How news headlines of James Comey’s dismissal evolved over two weeks
In The Media
It’s well known that the vast majority of America’s largest corporations use social media platforms to boost their brands, especially Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
Walk down Newbury Street today, and there’s a good chance you’ll come across at least one of 10 Bluetooth-enabled well caps designed to monitor and…
Northeastern senior Kathryn Kerr discovered her passion—and herself—in design. Now, she’s finishing up her biggest mural yet in the campus tunnel system, and identifying ways…
Day in and day out, Northeastern’s award-winning photographers tell the stories of the people, personalities, research, and events that make up the fabric of the…
Sensors deployed in remote or hazardous locations could improve intel and safety conditions, but maintaining them is costly. Now, Matteo Rinaldi, associate professor of electrical…
Apple unveiled its newest generation of products on Tuesday, celebrating a decade since the first iPhone was released. Here, two Northeastern professors explain why the…