8 hrs ago
Center for American Progress
A Stronger Middle Class Leads to More Investment in Postsecondary Education
President Barack Obama speaks at Ohio State University's spring commencement ceremony in the Ohio Stadium, May 5, 2013, in Columbus.
15 hrs ago
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle kicks off Northeastern's Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference
Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, called Her Deepness by The New Yorker and The New York Times , Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine , will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013.
Sat May 18, 2013
Maybe Jeanne Can Stand In
So many colleges have controversies over commencement speakers. Here is one you may have missed, Lois Lerner, speaking at Western New England University Law School, her alma mater.
Thu May 16, 2013
Minden debate over apology: why bring it up now?
The debate in Minden over whether or not the Webster Parish Police Jury should apologize for a 1946 lynching murder continues to strike a nerve with people.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Vermont Standard
Breda Harnish Obituary
The family will have a private service for Breda Mary O'Keeffe Harnish, 71, formerly of Merrill, Ore., and Newmarket, Cork, Ireland, who died at home on May 7. There will be a celebration of her life Sunday, June 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Brandon Inn.
The Orlando Sentinel
World science map grim for Latin America
The highly respected Nature Scientific Reports journal has just published a map of the world's leading science cities, and it looks pretty bad for emerging countries: It shows the planet's northern hemisphere full of lights, and the south almost solidly dark.
Tue May 14, 2013
Usability testing plays a critical role in developing all kinds of products, from your TV's remote control to the GPS in your car, to the medical device that may one day save your life.
Beacon Hill Times
Shapiro to Be Keynote Speaker at BHCA Meeting
Barbara Shapiro will speak at the Beacon Hill Civic Association's 91st Annual Meeting on May 20 with an engaging talk about her widely acclaimed novel, The Art Forger.
Bombing victim gets firefighter escort home
North End resident Roseann Sdoia had an above-the-knee amputation of her right leg following trauma she suffered in the April 15 terrorist attack.
The future of Plan B
The Obama administration and federal courts are wrangling over changes to the regulations governing access to emergency contraceptives.
Mon May 13, 2013
Boundless reports that its online textbooks are popular at BU, Northeastern
Boston online textbook startup Boundless said Monday that Boston University and Northeastern University are both seeing a high degree of usage of its online materials for courses including accounting and psychology.
The Block Island Times
Melissa Sue Milner, daughter of David Milner and Ginger Milner of Block Island, graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelors of Arts in Computer Engineering on May 3, 2013.
R & D
A silky spin on protective armor
At seven times the toughness of Kevlar, a silk produced by the Caerostris darwini spider of Madagascar is more robust than any other material-synthetic or natural.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Miami Herald
Andres Oppenheimer: World science map grim for Latin America
The highly respected Nature Scientific Reports journal has just published a map of the world's leading science cities, and it looks pretty bad for emerging countries: it shows the planet's northern hemisphere full of lights, and the south almost solidly dark.
Fri May 10, 2013
In Mass., only 1 in 4 teens expected to land a job this summer
This summer, only one in four teens between the ages of 16 and 19 is projected to find a job, according to a report by the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University.
Boundless reports its online textbooks popular at BU, Northeastern
Boston online textbook startup Boundless said Friday that Boston University and Northeastern University are both seeing a high degree of usage of its online materials for courses including accounting and psychology.
Thu May 09, 2013
Inspirasian showcases Asian dance
The MIT Asian Dance Team presented its 3rd annual Boston Asian Performing Arts Festival, Inspirasian, on May 5 at MIT Kresge Auditorium.
Northeastern University-Charlotte Adding Seven Master's Degrees...
Northeastern University-Charlotte is expanding its curriculum by adding nine new graduate degree programs, including seven master's degrees and the first two doctoral degrees approved for a university based outside of , chief executive officer and regional dean of Northeastern University-Charlotte. "We are committed to educating and empowering ... (more)
Communication Experts Available to Discuss the Use of Political...
In the coming weeks and months, Congress will debate the recently introduced Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013.
The Washington Post
Colleges, universities tighten security for graduation
Colleges and universities in and around Boston are tightening security, including Boston University, where one of the three people who died in the dual bombings was attending as a graduate student.