As a college student figuring out how to pay rent on time and manage a credit card, the idea of someone making decisions about me based on a ‘credit score’ is scary stuff.
Evaluating the energy usage of current residential buildings as part of this project has helped contribute to my future studies of designing sustainable building systems.
As a young kid those who inspired me most were the participants in social movements that transformed the world, and as I’ve grown older my heroes have been people like Gandhi and the environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill.
Cancer, the second leading cause of death in the United States, is so prevalent in our society that most have been affected directly or indirectly by this disease.
Applying for credit today, whether it be for something as simple as a credit card or something more binding such as a mortgage, is a process highly based on numbers. Banks ask to see one’s income, the value of one’s assets, one’s reliability on a scale measured by his/her employer, etc.
Before entering college, I was looking at architecture through a narrow scope, thinking all architecture students went on to becoming architects.
During the spring of 2015, the Northeastern Chemistry Department launched a project to review and improve the general chemistry lab curricula with the help of students.
Two years ago I took an Honors Inquiry class entitled “Islam, Gender and the Politics of Dress.” As a brand-new college student, I wanted to take a course totally separate from anything I had ever studied before, and the description for this course seemed to offer just that.
What if we could, say, regrow an arm, all by turning on and regulating specific genes?
It is possible that unmodified images might have a less deleterious effect on body image than retouched images.