In the Media

  • This 5-step management plan will help a remote employee who consistently fails to perform

    Fast Company -- 09/21/2020

    Barbara Larson is an executive professor of management at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University.

  • Ginsburg’s Death Leaves Eight Justices to Deal With the Election

    Bloomberg -- 09/21/2020

    Jeremy Paul, a law professor at Northeastern University, said that Ginsburg was a reliable vote in favor of opening access to voting and counting ballots, dissenting from the decision in Bush v. Gore in 2000 to halt counting in Florida, which effectively made George W. Bush president.

  • New York and Boston maintain their lead

    Nature News -- 09/21/2020

    “Boston was just plain lucky,” says Bluestone, a professor emeritus of economics at Northeastern University, who has studied the impact of life sciences on the city. “It had all these universities, which until very recently were not very important economic institutions. It had all these hospitals, like Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, but healthcare was a minor part of the economy.”…

  • U.S. Covid-19 death toll surpasses 200,000

    NBC News -- 09/21/2020

    A team at Northeastern University in Boston created a model that provides state and nationwide projections for up to four weeks in the future — akin to a weather forecast. Beyond four weeks, too many unknown factors can dilute the model’s accuracy, said Alessandro Vespignani, director of Northeastern’s Network Science Institute.

  • Strip casinos dominate COVID tracing list; Cosmopolitan on top

    Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 09/21/2020

    “Clearly the data paint a picture of hotels and casinos being high risk for transmission,” said professor Samuel Scarpino, head of Northeastern University’s Emergent Epidemics Lab.

  • Many Americans Still Concerned About Access to Health Care

    MedScape -- 09/18/2020

    The consortium is a joint project of the Network Science Institute of Northeastern University; the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy of Harvard University; Harvard Medical School.

  • A coronavirus vaccine will save more lives if we share it widely

    Popular Science -- 09/18/2020

    In the foundation’s annual Goalkeepers report, influenza modelers from Northeastern University estimate that equitable vaccination—that is, if vaccines were distributed to all countries around the world proportional to their population—could avert 61 percent of global deaths caused by COVID-19 infection, compared to a baseline of no vaccine existing. …

  • Rich nations have already bought more than half of world’s vaccine doses, Oxfam finds

    The Telegraph -- 09/18/2020

    Earlier this week, a report found that this exact scenario could lead to almost twice as many people dying of Covid-19, according to modelling from Northeastern University.

  • The U.S. Has an Empathy Deficit

    Scientific American -- 09/18/2020

    Judith Hall is University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Emerita at Northeastern University.

  • Wary Law Schools Give Remote Learning The Old College Try

    Law360 -- 09/18/2020

    “Spring classes were sort of a disaster, but I think we are gradually going to get the hang of it and get better at it,” said Northeastern University School of Law professor Daniel Medwed.

  • New Report Details Impacts of Covid-19 Pandemic on Global Health

    Smithsonian Magazine -- 09/18/2020

    The report also highlights research from Northeastern University that found that if the first two billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines are spread equitably across the world, 61 percent of deaths can be averted. If the early vaccine doses primarily reach the world’s highest bidders, only 33 percent of deaths will be averted.

  • Here’s a snapshot of how US states differ on vaccine acceptance — and trust in Trump, Fauci, and scientists

    Boston Globe -- 09/16/2020

    The chart shows some of the findings from a national survey released Tuesday by researchers from Northeastern University, Harvard University, Rutgers University, and Northwestern University. The survey looked at public trust in institutions and vaccine acceptance.