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Students study in the Center for Intercultural Engagement in the Curry Student Center on Wednesday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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.
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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Seen AroundTeamwork makes the dream work
Jonathan Marrero, left, and Kevin Wong, both E'17, work on their robot for a class in Hayden Hall…
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…
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.
John Manferdelli, engineering director at Google, will head the Northeastern University Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute, which will leverage the leading expertise of College of Computer and Information Science faculty members.
A daylong symposium hosted by Northeastern last week convened more than a dozen scholars and activists whose work spans the globe to examine current debates surrounding reproductive justice and define the work that still needs to be done.
Larisa Jiao, SSH'20, and Katherine Chow, S'20, stuff plush huskies in the Curry Student Center Monday at an event hosted by the Student Government Association. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Serena Parekh, associate professor of philosophy, believes that we have a moral obligation to solve the global refugee crisis. “Rather than objects of fear,” she said on Wednesday, during a lecture on the topic, “refugees ought to be objects of moral compassion.”