Faculty Insights

Northeastern is committed to creating a learning environment which is led by faculty who share their real-world experience with students. Meeting students where they are is a key factor in our experiential learning model. Here, we’ve compiled articles, tips, and how-to guides from Northeastern faculty to showcase their knowledge and expertise that extends well beyond the walls of the classroom.

January 27, 2020

What’s the Difference Between Project, Portfolio, and Program Management?

Project management, program management, and portfolio management are three different—but interrelated—fields within the realm of management.


November 28, 2019

The Evolution of Food Safety: From Barcode to Blockchain

Learn more about the application of Blockchain technology in food industry, and its potential impact on regulatory compliance.


November 26, 2019

What Is Data Privacy?

Learn more about data privacy laws and how organizations can prepare for the future of data privacy to meet emerging regulatory changes.


September 27, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Welsh, PhD

Learn more about Amanda Welsh, Professor of Practice for Northeastern's Master of Professional Studies in Analytics program.


September 20, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Ed Powers

Learn more about Ed Powers, Professor of Practice for Northeastern's MS in Corporate and Organizational Communications in the College of Professional Studies.


September 13, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: John Terpinas

Learn more about John Terpinas, Professor of Practice for Northeastern's Homeland Security graduate programs in the College of Professional Studies.


July 19, 2019

5 Reasons to Study International Relations and Diplomacy

Studying international relations and diplomacy can prepare you for a range of careers affecting real, lasting change around the globe.


July 10, 2019

Curiosity is the Key to Professional Growth

Gizem Weggemans, global head of the human resources and communication practice at Egon Zehnder, shares her tips for professional growth in the industry.


April 4, 2019

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Healthcare

Julian He, a senior data scientist at Insulet Corporation, discusses four critical intersections of ai and healthcare that are transforming patient care.


March 20, 2019

The Future of Disaster Preparedness & Job Opportunities

Dan Murphy, adjunct professor for Northeastern’s Homeland Security and Strategic Intelligence programs, shares his take on the future of disaster preparedness and how aspiring homeland security professionals can prepare.