Northeastern University

Northeastern University, (NU) is a private research and education institution established in 1898 and located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. Northeastern University has a unique integrative education approach offering undergraduate degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. NU is considered one of the best Internship/Career universities in the USA offering its students hands on practicums in Fortune 500 Companies. The School of Architecture, School of Engineering, Health Sciences and Law are noted as exceptional among universities. NU's Scientific Computation Center, Antimicrobial Center, Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems are among NU's 28 research institutes. A specific media contact or page for reporters is not available.

Address
360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Website
http://www.northeastern.edu/neuhome/index.php
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeastern_University#Colleges_and_schools
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Security

Is your smartphone spying on you?

Some popular apps on your phone may be secretly taking screenshots of your activity and sending them to third parties, according to a new study by a team of Northeastern researchers.

Computer Sciences

Algorithm can predict debate winner

Ideally, debates are like fuel for the engine of democracy. But in their current form on social media, are they really getting us anywhere?

Robotics

Robots get a light touch

It's the Holy Grail in robotics: an android that can perform complex tasks beside humans in a real-world environment.

Energy & Green Tech

Future droughts will severely impact power production

For every flip of a light switch, thermostat adjustment, and preheated oven, we have a thermoelectric power plant to thank. Thermoelectric plants include coal, nuclear, oil, and natural gas. These plants account for 90 percent ...

Computer Sciences

What social media data could tell us about the future

Northeastern's Alessandro Vespignani, Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor of physics, computer science, and health sciences, has teamed up with an interdisciplinary group of scientists to develop an innovative ...

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