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Conflict resolution goes beyond peace agreement

Sarah Lombardo

Sarah Lombardo, SSH’15, is Northeastern’s first-ever recipient of the prestigious Pickering Fellowship. She’ll continue the work she started on co-op in Bosnia as a graduate student in the law and diplomacy program at the Tufts University Fletcher School this fall..
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Published On: May 28, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Researchers use mobile phone data to predict employment shocks

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North­eastern Uni­ver­sity com­pu­ta­tional social sci­en­tist David Lazer and his inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research team have demon­strated that mobile phone data can be used to quickly and accu­rately detect, track, and pre­dict changes in the economy at mul­tiple levels…
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Published On: May 27, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Ireland’s historic same-sex marriage vote

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Patrick Mullen, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of Eng­lish and an expert in Irish and Eng­lish cul­ture, is in Ire­land with stu­dents for a North­eastern Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram. Here, he dis­cusses the expe­ri­ence of being there for Ireland’s land­mark same-sex marriage vote and how the vote came to be…
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Published On: May 26, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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President Aoun to graduates: ‘Go against the grain’

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Hundreds of CSSH undergraduates and graduate students received their degrees at Commencement exercises on Friday. ..
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Published On: May 11, 2015 | Tags: ,
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Torch Scholars take flight

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The fifth graduating class of Torch Scholars celebrated their accomplishments on Thursday afternoon in the Raytheon Amphitheater. ..
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Published On: May 8, 2015 | Tags: ,
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Students honored for their outstanding co-ops

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Four CSSH students were honored at Northeastern’s annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards ceremony…
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Published On: May 7, 2015 | Tags: ,
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First-generation graduate sets sights on law school

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Abdul Hafiz, SSH’15—the global cit­izen, campus leader, and Torch Scholar—will grad­uate on Friday, becoming the first member of his family to earn a col­lege degree. Here, Hafiz reflects on his past five years at North­eastern and looks ahead to the future, bright with law school and polit­ical aspirations…
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Published On: May 6, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Should higher education aim to secure students a paycheck, fulfillment … or both?

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In this post, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun reviews Fareed Zakaria’s new book, “In Defense of the Liberal Arts,” arguing that higher education needs to serve multiple purposes and must embrace what he calls “New Literacy” to encourage, among other things, lifelong learning. ..
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Published On: May 5, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Northeastern community’s highest achievements honored

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CSSH students and faculty members were honored at the university’s annual celebration of scholarly achievements…
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Published On: April 24, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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23 CSSH juniors and seniors named to the Huntington 100

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The Huntington 100 honor recognizes the juniors and seniors who have excelled in the classroom and in the community, with a particular focus on research, entrepreneurship, experiential learning, and service. ..
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Published On: April 23, 2015 | Tags:
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