You like digging your toes in it and children enjoy building castles out of it. Now consider for a moment a world without sand. That world will be our reality someday. But, how can we possibly be running low on a substance that seems so limitless? Northeastern researchers discussed the global sand shortage during a webinar on sustainable development and coastal erosion hosted by the university’s Young Global Leaders.
In American popular culture, Russians and former Soviets are often thought of as spies or hackers. But a new book written by three scholars of Russian studies from Northeastern presents an entirely different picture, one that casts light on immigrants from the former Soviet Union who made significant contributions to the United States’ technology sector.