Student recognized for LGBTQ leadership efforts

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.

New professor uses 3-​​D bioprinting to explore vascular disease

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.

Healthcare nonprofit works to ‘seed’ next generation of doctors, nurses

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.”

Under new name, the Office of Global Services is open for international students

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.

3Qs: Should the Electoral College be abolished?

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.”

Rare book from Northeastern archives selected for ‘illuminated manuscripts’ display

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.

New play examines women’s rights with the backdrop of witch trials

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.

3Qs: Advice for handling strong emotions post-​​election

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.

Northeastern honors veterans for ‘answering the call of our 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.