Daniel Medwed, professor of law at Northeastern University, has been appointed to serve on the new Standing Committee on Eyewitness Identification of the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC).
Donning bulky snow pants and wielding shovels, Northeastern students have taken on the task of clearing streets and sidewalks in a new community service outreach program called #NUShovelsBoston.
A team of Northeastern social entrepreneurs has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 Hult Prize, a prestigious international contest for $1 million in start-up funds for the winner’s new business. Of more than 20,000 applicants, Northeastern is one of 50 teams accepted to attend the regional finals in Boston on March 13.
In 2008, junior Northeastern student Rebecca Payne, who was pursuing a Bachelor of Science in athletic training, was murdered in her Mission Hill apartment. Seven years later, her killer has finally been sentenced after changing his plea from innocent to guilty.
With Monday after Monday canceled due to inclement weather – an unprecedented amount of snow – this semester and the city have taken a beating.
Women are bossy; men are good leaders. Women are cold-hearted; men are goal-oriented. Women are annoying; men are knowledgable. This is the double standard revealed in a recently released interactive chart made by Benjamin Schmidt, an assistant professor of history at Northeastern. The chart documents how many times men and women were characterized by certain adjectives in their Rate My Professor reviews.
The Daniel J. McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network (VMN), a university-wide network that aims to provide the advanced guidance and industry connections that Northeastern entrepreneurs need after their companies begin to succeed, debuted on Jan. 21.
As plastic pollution continues to plague the oceans, the Bureo Skateboard Company is using innovative strategies to clean up the world’s waters.
With the beginning of the spring semester, Northeastern announced the appointment of Laura Wankel as the first Chief Integrated Student Engagement Officer. This new position is meant to facilitate a new<echo education model through focusing on students.
The world’s leading academic women’s journal, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, has found a new home at Northeastern under editor-in-chief Suzanna Walters,a professor of sociology and the director of Northeastern’s women’s, gender and sexuality studies program.