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Northeastern receives Mellon Foundation grant to launch center for study of Boston

Originally published on News at Northeastern on May 1, 2018 Northeastern University has received a $200,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the largest funder of the humanities in the United States, to launch a new center dedicated to the study of Boston, enabling researchers from around the world to shed light on the …

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Northeastern Wants to Unlock the Secrets of Boston’s Past with Big Data

Originally published at Boston Magazine on May 16, 2018 Boston has a long and complicated past, and its many archives and databases each tell little pieces of that story—a photo album here, a map there, a batch of letters and some old news articles somewhere else. But what do we do with all that stuff? What kinds of …

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