News @ Northeastern
The university has partnered with global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline to launch a first-of-its-kind, joint experiential PhD program. Employees of GSK who enroll in the program…
The rise and fall of Bitcoin's stock price has dominated the news lately. And companies from Kodak to Long Island Iced Tea Corp. are looking…
It all started with an Alaskan outhouse race. David Rothstein, L’97, had just graduated from Northeastern law school and had accepted a clerkship with the…
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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.
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
Issues of sexual misconduct, social and racial justice, and immigrant and refugee rights likely have enough momentum—and are deeply-enough steeped in mainstream conversation—that they’ll continue…
This story is part of our multi-part series looking at some of the big stories and bright ideas primed to make headlines in 2018.
Northeastern introduced Jeffrey Konya as its next director of athletics and recreation on Wednesday morning at a press conference in the Interdisciplinary Science…
Hillary Chute’s new book, Why Comics: From Underground to Everywhere, examines the history and culture of comics. It delves into the superhero phenomenon but also…
They may become your problem much sooner than you think.
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,…