News @ Northeastern
Tara Westover, inspiring author of the best-selling memoir, Educated, to deliver Northeastern's 2019 Commencement address
Westover’s best-selling memoir, Educated, explains her resilient response to the isolated and dysfunctional world in which she was raised, at the foot of a mountain in rural Idaho, working in a junkyard for a father who kept his seven children from school, medical care, and many other elements of mainstream society.
Seen Around Northeastern
Forecasting diseases can help fight epidemics. But how accurate can these predictions be?
Tracking an epidemic requires computer models. But what if those models are wrong?
What can 3D printing tell us about the human brain?
Science and Discovery
It’s a clam that dresses in pinstripes and devours wood. And a ‘shipworm whisperer’ found it.
This might be why some tumors grow back aggressively after cancer treatments
He’s investigating the algorithms that make Uber, Facebook, YouTube, and Amazon work
Avengers, Jurassic World, and Star Wars: A road map to the top 100 grossing movies of all time
You love that dirty water. But how dirty is it really?
Westeros and Beyond
In The Media
A paper published on April 3rd by researchers from Northeastern University in Boston, the University of Southern California and Upturn, a Washington-based advocacy group, appears to add weight to HUD’s claim.The research team, which is led by two computer scientists, Muhammad Ali and Piotr Sapiezynski…