Nolan Tesis was one of six students nationwide to be selected for the 2016 Arcus Fellowship, a program that supports LGBTQ leaders and their initiatives. Tesis, who is dedicated to advancing the causes of the LGBTQ community, is hosting a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Saturday.
Nowadays, 3-D printed objects are ubiquitous, from toys to office supplies to coffee mugs. But new Northeastern faculty member Guohao Dai is pioneering this technology to bring bioengineering solutions to challenges in vascular biology. Specifically, he’s 3-D bioprinting live tissue.
Political science professor William Mayer says a president’s Cabinet appointments are typically over-analyzed when they are made and that it will take months—if not years—to understand the significance of Donald Trump’s selections.
What started as an idea in their dorm room eventually led Ricardo Viejo and Alejandro Mayer to a remote farm in the mountains of Japan in pursuit of some of the most premium green tea to import for their company, a new venture called Velvetea.
Vanessa Kerry, a global healthcare revolutionary, discussed the ins and outs of her innovative nonprofit Seed Global Health at the latest installment of the Women Who Empower Speaker Series on Tuesday evening. “We think this is the new face of diplomacy,” Kerry said. “We are committed to raising the next generation of well-trained doctors and nurses who can be agents of change for their countries.”
Formerly known as the International Student and Scholar Insititute, the newly-named Office of Global Services offers a wide variety of resources for students hailing from more than 140 countries.
Donald Trump won the presidential election but narrowly lost the popular vote, prompting some to question whether the Electoral College is good for democracy. William Crotty, professor emeritus of political science, calls the Electoral College a “terrible system that has no place in an age where democracy is ascendant.”
Nidhi Mehta has traveled to five of the seven continents, and has trekked to Everest Base Camp—experiences that have given her a fresh perspective on her life.
A Dominican Prayer Book, created in the 15th century, from the Northeastern archives joins manuscripts spanning the 9th to the 17th centuries in “the largest exhibit of pre-1600 manuscripts ever mounted in North America.” Students in a “History of Books” class helped determine the date of the book’s creation, notes Giordana Mecagni, above, head of special collections at Northeastern.
Through the lens of a 17th-century witch-hunt in England, Vinegar Tom considers the effects of poverty, humiliation, and prejudice of women—all with a blend of history and contemporary culture. The play, the latest production of the Department of Theatre, runs through Nov. 20.
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett provides perspective on the intensity of our emotions this election season, how the campaign might affect us psychologically over the long term, and how we can regain our equilibrium as individuals and as a nation.
The Northeastern community joined together Friday for its annual Veterans Day ceremony. “I’m very proud, as I know all of you are, that our school stops to remember every Veterans Day in this stirring and beautiful way,” said alumnus Neal Finnegan, chair emeritus of the university’s Board of Trustees.