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Northeastern University has named Jeffrey Konya as its next director of athletics and recreation. Konya has more than two decades of experience in college athletics,…
Whether you’re returning from co-op, an experience abroad, or winter break, getting back into the swing of classes for the spring semester can be a…
Seen Around Northeastern
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.
AI & Robotics
Making moves: researchers study human movement to build better robots
For robotics and AI, great power comes with great responsibility
Imagine a human-robot friendship
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 Many Worlds of Star Wars
The Game of Thrones social network
In The Media
New year, new tech. Northeastern experts in robotics and artificial intelligence say the trends to watch for in 2018 include more sophisticated drones, progress toward…
Classes are canceled and administrative offices are closed today at Northeastern’s Massachusetts campuses as the region weathers heavy snow, high winds, and coastal flooding from…
With the Boston-area bracing for its first major snowstorm of 2018, Northeastern has canceled all classes at its Massachusetts campuses and closed administrative offices on…
In recent years, student Jodi Robertson has discovered a passion for scuba diving. Now, she’s focused on protecting the marine ecosystems she explores. This fall,…
Faculty experts explain why the midterm elections, the Mueller investigation, and the Supreme Court are among the biggest political stories they’ll be following in 2018.
There’s a lot at play that could change what we’re watching and how we’re watching it this year, said visual journalism professor Alan Schroeder. Series…