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33 Northeastern entrepreneurs supported by 2024 Women Who Empower Innovator Awards
Headshots of Northeastern entrepreneurs supported by Women Who Empower Innovator Awards in 2024.

33 Northeastern entrepreneurs supported by 2024 Women Who Empower Innovator Awards

Northeastern's 2024 Women Who Empower Innovator Awards support 33 entrepreneurs with $500,000 in funding, promoting innovation and impact.
Photos: Commencement in Portland, International Day of Yoga and Boston Celtics

Photos: Commencement in Portland, International Day of Yoga and Boston Celtics

From commencement to an award ceremony, the Northeastern community had much to celebrate this week.
Northeastern summit on innovative public health technology is an important first step to fixing systemic flaws

Northeastern summit on innovative public health technology is an important first step to fixing systemic flaws

“Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Innovation in Public Health Technology” brought together policy, research and industry leaders.
Northeastern University’s Roux Institute celebrates 174 graduates during third commencement ceremony in Portland, Maine

Northeastern University’s Roux Institute celebrates 174 graduates during third commencement ceremony in Portland, Maine

The Roux Institute’s commencement speaker was Bob Montgomery-Rice, president and CEO of Bangor Savings Bank.
From tutors to tax assistance, Northeastern’s Heart of CommUNITY awards honor civic leaders and volunteers

From tutors to tax assistance, Northeastern’s Heart of CommUNITY awards honor civic leaders and volunteers

The awards ceremony recognized those who have worked to create a vibrant community in neighborhoods around Boston.

Israel-Hamas War

Is there a movement afoot in Europe to recognize Palestinian statehood?
Pedro Sanchez in the Spanish Parliament building.

Is there a movement afoot in Europe to recognize Palestinian statehood?

Three members of the EU said that they would recognize an independent Palestinian state, a move that experts say puts pressure on Israel.
The ICC has requested arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders. International legal scholar outlines possible next steps

The ICC has requested arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders. International legal scholar outlines possible next steps

A Northeastern international law scholar says it’s likely the international body will seek further charges against other military leaders.
Pro-Palestinian posts significantly outnumbered pro-Israeli posts on TikTok, new Northeastern research shows

Pro-Palestinian posts significantly outnumbered pro-Israeli posts on TikTok, new Northeastern research shows

Pro-Palestinian posts to TikTok significantly outnumber pro-Israeli posts and follow a very different pattern, new research reveals.
Iran’s strike on Israel can be seen as ‘declaration of war,’ Northeastern expert says

Iran’s strike on Israel can be seen as ‘declaration of war,’ Northeastern expert says

Iran launched a strike, deploying more than 300 drones and missiles, 99% which were intercepted by Israel and its allies.
How the U.S. Army will build a floating pier to deliver humanitarian aid to war-torn Gaza

How the U.S. Army will build a floating pier to deliver humanitarian aid to war-torn Gaza

Engineering expert Qin Jim Chen says the mission presents several challenges, but none are insurmountable.

World News

Media has set a ‘low bar’ for Trump & Biden ahead of first presidential debate, political scientist says

Media has set a ‘low bar’ for Trump & Biden ahead of first presidential debate, political scientist says

‘Risks of nuclear terrorism are high and growing.’ New tools, alliances, renewed focus needed, group led by Northeastern expert recommends.

‘Risks of nuclear terrorism are high and growing.’ New tools, alliances, renewed focus needed, group led by Northeastern expert recommends.

Why the impending sainthood of video game-playing teenager Carlo Acutis captures the Catholic imagination  

Why the impending sainthood of video game-playing teenager Carlo Acutis captures the Catholic imagination  

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Society & Culture

Can parenting styles affect whether a child uses drinking to cope with stress? New Northeastern research says potentially

Can parenting styles affect whether a child uses drinking to cope with stress? New Northeastern research says potentially

 A ‘tremendous opportunity.’ Northeastern researchers dig into Boston’s past in support of Boston’s Reparations Task Force

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 A ‘tremendous opportunity.’ Northeastern researchers dig into Boston’s past in support of Boston’s Reparations Task Force

US homicides and violent crime overall are down significantly, according to FBI data

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US homicides and violent crime overall are down significantly, according to FBI data

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Health

Can AI help with breast cancer diagnoses? Northeastern researchers develop new system that is nearly 100% accurate 

Can AI help with breast cancer diagnoses? Northeastern researchers develop new system that is nearly 100% accurate 

Will the new COVID FLiRT variant lead to a summer surge? Watch for these symptoms, experts say

Will the new COVID FLiRT variant lead to a summer surge? Watch for these symptoms, experts say

‘False sense of security’ makes tourists susceptible to heat-related illness, experts say

‘False sense of security’ makes tourists susceptible to heat-related illness, experts say

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Business

Why it’s important for business executives to lead the way with a strong and ethical AI framework

Why it’s important for business executives to lead the way with a strong and ethical AI framework

How the dominance of big companies like Nvidia is creating a ‘split world’ in tech

How the dominance of big companies like Nvidia is creating a ‘split world’ in tech

Anti-Asian rhetoric during COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted employment and earnings, new Northeastern research finds

Anti-Asian rhetoric during COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted employment and earnings, new Northeastern research finds

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Lifestyle

Efforts to limit fast-food near homes need rethinking, Northeastern researcher says

Efforts to limit fast-food near homes need rethinking, Northeastern researcher says

After 20 years behind a desk, adventure seeker starts business leading hikes in the mountains

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After 20 years behind a desk, adventure seeker starts business leading hikes in the mountains

Nike Dunks, Air Jordans, Yeezy slides: Huskick’s club is all about sneakers 

Nike Dunks, Air Jordans, Yeezy slides: Huskick’s club is all about sneakers 

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Law

Louisiana’s Ten Commandments law is more evidence of the rise of Christian nationalism, expert says

Louisiana’s Ten Commandments law is more evidence of the rise of Christian nationalism, expert says

Young Thug — and his rap lyrics — are on trial. Northeastern experts say the case raises legal and ethical concerns

Young Thug — and his rap lyrics — are on trial. Northeastern experts say the case raises legal and ethical concerns

EU AI Act sets precedent with $37 million fines for non-compliance. Experts explain the impact on UK and US developers

EU AI Act sets precedent with $37 million fines for non-compliance. Experts explain the impact on UK and US developers

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Arts & Entertainment

In ‘The Boys’ and ‘Invincible,’ Superman breaks bad. What does that say about pop culture and America in 2024?

In ‘The Boys’ and ‘Invincible,’ Superman breaks bad. What does that say about pop culture and America in 2024?

Here’s why we love ‘The Bear’ even though it’s stressful to watch

Here’s why we love ‘The Bear’ even though it’s stressful to watch

Why are there so many sequels and reboots these days?

Why are there so many sequels and reboots these days?

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Science & Technology

The next generation of wireless communication is being built at Northeastern and this researcher is leading the charge

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The next generation of wireless communication is being built at Northeastern and this researcher is leading the charge

Northeastern researcher Kim Lewis develops new approach — using soil bacteria — to help accelerate discovery of new antibiotics

Northeastern researcher Kim Lewis develops new approach — using soil bacteria — to help accelerate discovery of new antibiotics

Chess world champion Garry Kasparov says strengths of humans and AI can complement each other

Chess world champion Garry Kasparov says strengths of humans and AI can complement each other

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Sports

Northeastern welcomes Gaelic football team from Queen’s University Belfast to Boston campus

Northeastern welcomes Gaelic football team from Queen’s University Belfast to Boston campus

AI is transforming sports for the better, Northeastern baseball legend Carlos Peña says

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AI is transforming sports for the better, Northeastern baseball legend Carlos Peña says

Three Northeastern women’s hockey players selected in 2024 PWHL draft

Three Northeastern women’s hockey players selected in 2024 PWHL draft

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