In the Media

  • 50 Years After Apollo, Trump Wants the U.S. Back on the Moon. What’s Different?

    U.S. News & World Report -- 07/19/2019

    “The landscape of space actors and the diversity of them is much larger than before,” says Mai’a Cross, a professor of political science and international affairs at Northeastern University.

  • Weed Killer Chemical and Kids’ Cereals: Toxicity Experts Debate the Risk of Glyphosate

    NBC Boston -- 07/19/2019

    “This is a big deal on oats,” Christopher Bosso, professor of public policy at Northeastern University, told NBC. “Oats hadn’t been major in residues. They were seen as safe.”…

  • Financial Twitter Loses a Source of Humility and Wisdom, but Good Voices Remain

    The Wall Street Journal -- 07/19/2019

    Nicole Boyson, a finance professor at Northeastern University who studies compensation and conflicts of interest among financial advisers, says she exchanged at least 1,500 messages with NRS between October 2018 and his death. He clarified dozens of details critical to her study.

  • Universities are key to 4IR employment

    Mail & Guardian -- 07/19/2019

    This approach is elaborated on by professor Joseph Aoun, president of Northeastern University in Boston, in his 2017 book Robot-Proof on higher education in the age of artificial intelligence. …

  • 5 Reasons to Get Your MBA Online

    The Princeton Review -- 07/19/2019

    At Northeastern University’s  D’Amore-McKim School of Business, online MBA students may take their courses “exclusively online,” or they also have the option to complete a campus-based residency (an intensive one-week course) or an international field study residency. …

  • Facial Expression Analysis Tells Us Little About Emotion

    Technology Networks -- 07/19/2019

    The report appears in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, and is authored by Lisa Feldman Barrett of Northeastern University, Ralph Adolphs of the California Institute of Technology, Stacy Marsella of Northeastern University and the University of Glasgow, Aleix M. Martinez of The Ohio State University and Seth D. Pollak of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Tech Is Already Reading Your Emotions – But Do Algorithms Get It Right?

    Forbes -- 07/19/2019

    The scientists behind the research, who hail from Northeastern University, Caltech, Ohio State, and the University of Wisconsin – Madison, also make clear precisely what’s at stake.

  • Online bullying: what can Instagram teach us about being abusive on the Internet?

    The National -- 07/18/2019

    “Over the years, there have been lots of little experiments with trying to slow the pace of conversation,” says Joseph Reagle, associate professor of communication studies at Northeastern University in Boston in the US.

  • Emotion-detection applications built on outdated science, report warns

    Science Daily -- 07/18/2019

    The report appears in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, and is authored by Lisa Feldman Barrett of Northeastern University, Ralph Adolphs of the California Institute of Technology, Stacy Marsella of Northeastern University.

  • Collective Sweat

    The Verge -- 07/18/2019

    Now that people are used to finding self-care at the tap of a touchscreen, the convenience of connected fitness machines have also made them more attractive over the past few years, says Stephen Intille, an associate professor at Northeastern University specializing in health technology.

  • The Universal Page

    99% Invisible -- 07/18/2019

    Waleed Meleis, from Northeastern’s College of Engineering and the Enabling Engineering student group that made the 3D scans of Boston Line Type; Rick Ely, teacher of the visually impaired in Northampton, Mass.; and Craig Eley.

  • Employers as Educators

    Inside Higher Ed -- 07/17/2019

    “We’re in a stage right now where most of these companies have decided to play nice with higher education,” said Kemi Jona, a computer scientist and associate dean for digital innovation and enterprise learning at Northeastern.