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4 hrs ago | Banker & Tradesman

JM Coull Completes Northeastern University Lab Renovations

The project scope called for complete gut renovations of Labs 157, 160, 216, 230, 231 and 464.


4 hrs ago |

Sequester's Legacy: How A Bad Budget Law Could Lose America's Next War

I focus on the strategic, economic and business implications of defense spending as the chief operating officer of the non-profit Lexington Institute and Chief Executive Officer of Source Associates.


Related Topix: Georgetown University, Harvard University, US News

11 hrs ago |

3 colleges say they're owed $17m in tax credits

A trio of colleges and universities is suing the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, claiming the state agency unfairly denied them millions of dollars in tax credits for environmental cleanup work done on contaminated properties.


Related Topix: Boston University, Wellesley College, Environmental Law, Law, Wellesley, MA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe Students' old gear gets a recycling push

Students Avdit Kohli, Yan Olshevskyy, and Yajur Gulati carried mattresses down Commonwealth Avenue to their new apartment in Allston Monday.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, UMass Amherst, Activism, University of New Hampshire, Colby-Sawyer College

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Disease modelers project a rapidly rising toll from Ebola

Alessandro Vespignani hopes that his latest work will turn out to be wrong. In July, the physicist from Northeastern University in Boston started modeling how the deadly Ebola virus may spread in West Africa.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases, Gainesville, FL

Sat Aug 30, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigration Article of the Day: Human Rights and Immigrants' Access...

Human Rights and Immigrants' Access to Care by Wendy E. Parmet , Northeastern University - School of Law , and Simon Fischer, Northeastern University - School of Law 2014 Salud Publica de Mexico, Vol.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

Healey Builds Momentum in Her Campaign for Ag

Healey turned in an impressive performance in a candidates' debate with Warren Tolman on the Channel 5 show, "On The Record" Sunday morning.


Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Garceau ready for new year in Oxford schools

Contractors are working through the weekend to ensure that renovations at Oxford Middle School are completed by Sept.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College, Berklee College of Music, Rhode Island College

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Atlantic

How Middle East Studies Professors Handle Bias in the Classroom

Dov Waxman, a professor of political science and the co-director of Northeastern University's Middle East Center, remembers his first teaching job in Ankara, Turkey, at the beginning of the Second Intifada.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Baruch College, City University of New York, Israel, Middle East, Columbia University, New York

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Boston Herald

In Mass., 265,000 residents want a job but don't have one

More than 265,000 Bay Staters who want jobs still aren't working - a more than 40-percent spike from 2007 - showing the state is far from clear of the five-yearlong shadow of the recession, a Herald analysis of U.S. Department of Labor data shows.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion

University Business

How to game the college rankings

In 1996, Richard Freeland looked across the sea of crumbling parking lots that was Northeastern University and saw an opportunity few others could.


Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

The Case Against Active Shooter Drills

James Alan Fox, a criminologist at Northeastern University, is one of the country's leading authorities on mass murder-and a leading voice of caution when Americans react in poorly considered ways to statistically rare crimes.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

East Boston Times-Free Press

Amy Lima to Leave Post at APAC

While John White has been the unofficial face behind East Boston APAC since the 1970s, one of the neighborhood's most vital social service programs, Amy Lima was the agency's heart.


Related Topix: East-Boston, MA, Tax

Olympics Uber Alles Begins Limited Off-Broadway Run Tomorrow

Franaleo Productions will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Samuel J. Bernstein and Marguerite Krupp's Olympics ber Alles, beginning a limited engagement tomorrow, Wednesday August 27th at St. Luke 's Theater .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Ponce de Leon, FL, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Christian Science Monitor

Will US work with Syria's Assad as Islamic State makes gains?

An Islamic State militant used a megaphone to tell residents of Taqba city, near the Syrian city of Raqqa, that Tabqa air base had fallen out of the control of the Assad regime on Aug. 24. The air base was one of the Syrian Army's last footholds in an area largely controlled by IS.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Terrorism

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

The Latest at Temple U.- an Anti-Semitic Hotspot

Temple University has become the latest focal point for groups concerned about the spreading wave of campus anti-Semitism and academic-based Holocaust minimizing.


Related Topix: Temple University

Nashua Telegraph

Man finds love of classic cars at young age

Fast cars and teenage boys have gone together since, well, cars started going fast enough to draw the interest of teenage boys.


Related Topix: Coupe, BMW 6 Series, Hatchback, Convertible, BMW, BMW 325, BMW M5, Sedan

There Are No Angels - What The New York Times Won't Tell You

Michael Brown is dead, shot multiple times by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Malden, MA, Rutgers University, Drugs

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The 'Internet of Things' Comes To A TigerDirect Store Near You

I'm co-founder and Managing Partner at RSR Research. I'm a lifelong retailer and have been involved in retail tech for more than 30 years both as an IT practitioner and as a tech analyst.


Related Topix: Computers, Cameras

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Feegbeh focuses on housing, schools in run for 1st Worcester District

Editor's Note: First in a series profiling the candidates running for state Senate in the 1st Worcester District.


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Cambridge College