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Jonathan Marrero, left, and Kevin Wong, both E'17, work on their robot for a class in Hayden Hall on Wednesday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Climate change biologist Brian Helmuth will speak today at a high-level meeting at the United Nations headquarters, where he will highlight his research and participate in a discussion on efforts worldwide to address climate change and meet global sustainable development goals.
Students study in the Center for Intercultural Engagement in the Curry Student Center on Wednesday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
Global reporting Journalism student selected for New York Times global reporting experience
Northeastern senior Aneri Pattani has worked in newsrooms across the U.S., amassing an impressive portfolio of coverage. Now she is headed to West Africa, where she will join Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof on a reporting trip focusing on global poverty issues.
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Students cast shadows walking past Richards Hall last week. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University…
Internet of ThingsNortheastern researcher to co-lead groundbreaking NSF initiative to advance wireless communications
Northeastern professor Tommaso Melodia has been named director of research of the Project Office for the National Science…
Cuba partnershipNortheastern signs historic agreement with University of Havana
President Aoun signed the agreement—the most comprehensive academic initiative by an American institution in Cuba—last week during a…
John Steinmetz, E'18, Dan Dowd, E'17, and Wesley Kreiner, E'18, conduct a wind turbine test during a class in Richards Hall on Tuesday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
A House committee recently passed a bill that would permit employers to impose large financial penalties on employees who don’t agree to provide genetic test results to their companies’ workplace wellness programs. Northeastern’s Kristin Madison explains the function of workplace wellness programs, the arguments for and against the bill, and what repercussions may result if it becomes law.
More than 140 Northeastern teams are participating in the 16th annual Campus MovieFest, the world’s largest student film festival. The university’s top four films, as judged by a panel of students, faculty, and staff, will be screened in June at a popular conference for emerging filmmakers and game developers.
For nearly two decades, Stacy Marsella has been studying the extent to which it’s possible to accurately simulate human behavior. His work, which sits squarely at the intersection of computer science and psychology, earned him the distinction of delivering this year’s Robert D. Klein Lecturer.