Recent graduate shines investigative light on 75-​​year-​​old civil rights cold case

Pvt. Felix Hall, a 19-​​year-​​old African Amer­ican from Mill­brook, Alabama, was lynched in the woods of Fort Ben­ning, Georgia, in 1941. More than 70 years later, Alexa Mills dug into the case as part of her course work in the School of Journalism’s Media Inno­va­tion pro­gram and then wrote a front-​​page fea­ture on her find­ings for The Wash­ington Post.

09/20/16 - BOSTON, MA. - President Joseph E. Aoun has a conversation with Lyft’s Chief Technology Officer, Chris Lambert, CIS'07, during The Future of Transportation Presidential Speaker Series event held in East Village at Northeastern University on Sept. 20, 2016. Lambert discussed the disruptions in the fast-moving field of transportation, including the arrival of autonomous vehicles. Photo by: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
A standing room-only crowd participated in Wednesday's panel discussion on immigration. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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3Qs: Why Samsung Galaxy Note 7s are igniting and how to deal with the recall

Fed­eral reg­u­la­tors yes­terday announced a formal recall of some 1 mil­lion Sam­sung Galaxy Note 7 smart­phones after reports of the devices over­heating and igniting. North­eastern research pro­fessor K.M. Abraham, an expert on lithium-​​ion bat­tery tech­nology, explains the phe­nom­enon and how to respond to it.

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The future of transportation

Join Pres­i­dent Aoun and Lyft’s chief tech­nology officer and North­eastern grad­uate Chris Lam­bert on Tuesday, Sept. 20, for a con­ver­sa­tion about the dis­rup­tions in the fast-​​moving field of trans­porta­tion, including the arrival of autonomous vehicles

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Stu­dents enjoy the warm weather on Cen­ten­nial Common on Thursday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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