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Faculty Senate elects leadership for 2016–17

The faculty senate

Associate Professor Neal Lerner has been elected to serve on the Senate Agenda Committee by the Faculty Senate…
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Published On: May 4, 2016 | Tags: ,
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Northeastern honors community’s highest achievements

Rhodes scholar

The three Northeastern University members that earned Fulbright Fellowships are CSSH past and current students – Nina Angeles, SSH’15,Kelsey Burn­hans, SSH’16, and Esther Laa­ninen, SSH’16—earned Ful­bright Fel­low­ships, which pro­vide grants for indi­vid­u­ally designed research projects or for Eng­lish Teaching Assis­tant pro­grams…
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Published On: April 27, 2016 | Tags: ,,,
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Faculty-in-residence program bridges gap between campus living and learning

Tom Vicino faculty-in-residence program

Political science professor Tom Vicino helps to bridge the gap between campus living and learning. Professor Vicino is charged with facilitating, strengthening, and expanding the relationship between students and faculty. ..
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Affiliated faculty member Margaret Burnham named Carnegie Fellow

Margaret Burnham named Carnegie fellow

Affiliated faculty member of the Department of African American Studies, Mar­garet Burnham, has been named to the 2016 class of Andrew Carnegie Fel­lows, a pres­ti­gious honor rec­og­nizing scholars for their sig­nif­i­cant work in the social sci­ences and humanities…
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Published On: April 20, 2016 | Tags: ,,
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CSSH student helps to shake up car insurance industry

Michaela helps to launch Insurify

Micaela Allen, SSH’17, and Eric Su, E’17, helped launch Insu­rify, an online mar­ket­place based in Cam­bridge, Mass­a­chu­setts, that seeks to sim­plify shop­ping for auto insur­ance by elim­i­nating the need to talk with agents or deal with copious paperwork…
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NUterm enables students to customize their learning experience

Students in the Curry Student Center

Reg­is­tra­tion is now open for NUterm, an aca­d­emic pro­gram for rising sopho­mores that gives them the flex­i­bility to cus­tomize their own learning experience. Alex Hatter, SSH’18, noted that the pro­gram enabled him to enjoy his summer in Boston and will allow him to pursue a master’s degree…
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Published On: April 13, 2016 | Tags:
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CSSH alumna, staff member receives Fulbright award

CSSH alumna Nina Angeles receives Fulbright scholarship

Nina Angeles, SSH’15, a staff member in the Social Enterprise Institute, has received a Fulbright scholarship to study social enterprise in Jordan…
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Northeastern researchers examine the Zika pandemic

Richard Wamai at Zika virus panel discussion

On April 6 an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary panel dis­cus­sion called “The Global Response to the Zika Pan­demic” fea­tured three dis­tinct per­spec­tives on the crisis: Those of Richard Wamai, assis­tant pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of African Amer­ican Studies..
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Published On: April 11, 2016 | Tags: ,,,
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3Qs: What will the Panama Papers reveal next?

3Qs Panama Papers with Nikos Passas

Crim­inal jus­tice pro­fessor Nikos Passas, an expert in the study of cor­rup­tion and illicit finan­cial flows shares his views on the inter­na­tional fallout after the Panama papers’ release last week…
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Young alumnae share experiences, insight from the workplace

Women conference with CSSH alumna Elizabeth Barno

An inter­dis­ci­pli­nary panel com­prised of young alumnae from North­eastern kicked off the inau­gural Women’s Lead­er­ship Con­fer­ence Friday night on Northeastern’s campus, set­ting the stage for a weekend aimed at inspiring and edu­cating the next gen­er­a­tion of women leaders…
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