Employer Game Night Combines Career Networking with Fun and Games

Employer Game Night Combines Career Networking with Fun and Games

Bingo, Jenga, and Cuban food—three things you might not expect to find at a typical career-themed event. But there’s all that and more at the second annual Employer Game Night on Monday, when students will have the opportunity to network with employers and advance their professional development in a fun, low-pressure atmosphere. Employer Game Night … Continued

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School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs: Spotlights

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs: Spotlights

An 18-year Coast Guard veteran, Kelley Turner came to Northeastern with a wealth of management and leadership knowledge. But it was here that he acquired sharper critical thinking skills and learned how to determine strong policy implementations. When Lt. Cmdr. Turner was selected by the Coast Guard to complete an advanced degree, he chose the … Continued

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Working Toward ‘A Future In Which Reproductive Justice Just Is’

Working Toward ‘A Future In Which Reproductive Justice Just Is’

In a time of deep divisiveness in countries across the globe, the fourth annual Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Symposium at Northeastern on Friday sought to build coalitions to fight for the future of reproductive justice. The daylong event, titled “No Turning Back: The Past, Present, and Future of Reproductive Justice,” convened more than a … Continued

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Northeastern Recruits Top Cybersecurity Expert from Google to Lead New Institute

Northeastern Recruits Top Cybersecurity Expert from Google to Lead New Institute

Northeastern has recruited a top cybersecurity expert from Google to lead the university’s new institute for cybersecurity and privacy research and education. John Manferdelli, engineering director at Google, will head the Northeastern University Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute, which will leverage the leading expertise of College of Computer and Information Science faculty members. “John has the … Continued

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Former US Navy Linguist Finds Her Calling At Northeastern

Former US Navy Linguist Finds Her Calling At Northeastern

The moment Sarah Nelson, S’17, stepped onto the Northeastern campus, she knew that the university spoke her language. A linguist with the U.S. Navy for six years, Nelson was drawn to Northeastern for its academic strength in her areas of interest, which are physics and geology, its co-op program, and its longtime commitment to supporting … Continued

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Professor Calls Helping Refugees a Moral Obligation For Us

Professor Calls Helping Refugees a Moral Obligation For Us

Serena Parekh, associate professor of philosophy at Northeastern University, believes that concerned citizens, community leaders, government officials, and others have a moral obligation to solve the global refugee crisis. “We have a responsibility to find alternatives for the displaced that protect their dignity and their human rights,” said Parekh, author of the book Refugees and … Continued

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Inspiring The Next Generation of Marine Scientists

Inspiring The Next Generation of Marine Scientists

The sea raven, a bottom-dwelling fish with spiny scales and sharp teeth, lay on a slab in room 346 of the Curry Student Center, its innards exposed. Six Boston-area high school students hunched over the specimen, one probing for its ear stones, called “otoliths,” with the dissecting knife. “They’re learning about fish age and growth,” … Continued

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Journalism Student Selected For New York Times Global Reporting Experience

Journalism Student Selected For New York Times Global Reporting Experience

Northeastern journalism major Aneri Pattani has worked in newsrooms across the country, amassing an impressive reporting portfolio. She has covered breaking news for The Boston Globe, written health and technology enterprise pieces at CNBC, and unearthed compelling stories at The Texas Tribune, including coverage on the aftermath of a Supreme Court decision to overturn restrictions … Continued

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New Exhibit Promotes Women’s Rights, Challenges Gender Stereotypes

New Exhibit Promotes Women’s Rights, Challenges Gender Stereotypes

The newest exhibit in Northeastern’s Gallery 360 harnesses the innate story-telling qualities of graphic design to explore the gender discrimination facing women at home and abroad. Titled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence, and Discrimination,” the exhibit offers a sometimes-difficult look into the varying challenges women face around the globe. … Continued

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Looking Through the Glass Ceiling: Symposium Examines State of Women’s Advancement

Looking Through the Glass Ceiling: Symposium Examines State of Women’s Advancement

How far have women advanced in the fields of leadership, entrepreneurship, and public policy? It’s a question that a half-day symposium at Northeastern sought to answer Friday. The answer, based on presentations by a wide-ranging group of stakeholders, seems to be that while progress has certainly been made, there’s still a long way to go. … Continued

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Alternative Spring Break Trips Offer “Opportunity to Learn and Continue to Grow”

Alternative Spring Break Trips Offer “Opportunity to Learn and Continue to Grow”

While spring break can be a time to relax and recharge, some students use it as an opportunity to volunteer, giving back to communities near and far through alternative spring break programs. Several campus organizations offer spring break service trips, including the Center of Community Service, which this year is providing 172 students and 16 … Continued

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MacArthur Fellow, Poet & Playwright Claudia Rankine

MacArthur Fellow, Poet & Playwright Claudia Rankine

Join us for an evening with 2016 MacArthur Genius, Claudia Rankine. Widely considered to be one of our finest living poets, she is certainly the most prominent and politically engaged, creating an audience for poetry far beyond its conventional readership (her book Citizen holds the distinction of being the only poetry book to be a New York … Continued

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