On Thursday, university leaders, students, faculty, and staff underscored Northeastern’s successes over the past decade and looked ahead to its future. The new academic plan, President Aoun said, “is nothing less than a roadmap for creating the world’s first global university system.”
New research by an interdisciplinary team, including Northeastern’s Alexandros Makriyannis, reveals how THC—the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana—gets into brain cells. The findings open the door to the development of new medications, free from side effects, for conditions from pain and obesity to neurological diseases and addiction.
Northeastern launches Professional Advancement Network to help professionals thrive in a dynamic workforce
The new educational platform offers hundreds of degree programs, certificates and bootcamps to address the increasingly complex needs of learners and the pressing talent demands of employers.
On Thursday night, President Joseph E. Aoun and Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, discussed the importance of liberal arts today and how the field is evolving in the digital age.
ABC News political analyst to examine the 2016 campaign and the future of US politics during campus visit
ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd will address the numerous ways in which the 2016 election is transforming American politics. The interactive discussion—“Election 2016: Where do we go from here?”—will take place on Friday at noon in Blackman Auditorium and also will be shown live on Facebook.
Exactly how likely is it that hostile agents might rig the 2016 election? We asked William Robertson, associate professor and cybersecurity expert, to weigh in on the feasibility of such an attack.
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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Karalyn Kachmar, BHS’20, and Emily Pisacreta, S’20, compete during the 16th annual Pumpkin Carving Contest held in Levine Marketplace on Thursday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University