Northeastern mourns loss of Hope Lewis, law professor and human rights scholar

Hope Lewis, a pas­sionate cham­pion of the poor and dis­ad­van­taged, was a member of the School of Law’s fac­ulty since 1992 and founded of the law school’s Pro­gram on Human Rights and the Global Economy. She died Tueday after a long illness.

Las Vegas, USA - October 8, 2016: An editorial stock photo of the 2016 Presidential General Election Ballot. Focused on Hillary Clinton. Photographed using the Canon EOS 5DSR and Canon 100mm f2.8 IS L lens.
Dec. 4, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Amanda Haag, BHS'20, leads a vocal warm-up session in preparation for the annual December cabaret hosted by NU Stage held in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University on Dec. 4, 2016. Photo by Alastair Pike/for Northeastern University
Donald Trump has business holdings in at least 20 countries, posing an unprecedented source of potential conflicts of interest for the president-elect. Photo via Flickr.

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3Qs: The ripple effect of the Trump-​​Taiwan call

Donald Trump spoke with Taiwan Pres­i­dent Tsai Ing-​​wen last week, upending decades of diplo­matic prac­tice. “It can be said with near cer­ti­tude that when Trump accepted that phone call, he had no idea what the con­se­quences might be for U.S.-China rela­tions,” says China expert Suzanne Ogden.

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Stu­dents build gin­ger­bread houses during the 16th annual Gin­ger­bread Con­struc­tion Con­test on Thursday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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