RISE to the occasion

Stu­dents and fac­ulty across many dis­ci­plines pre­sented their most recent schol­arly research, inno­v­a­tive thinking, and entre­pre­neurial ven­tures at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Inno­va­tion and Schol­ar­ship Expo.

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The law’s role in supporting sustainable cities

At a recent con­fer­ence at Northeastern’s School of Law, former Envi­ron­mental Pro­tec­tion Agency admin­is­trator Carol Browner said his­tory and nature can help guide cities in finding inter­dis­ci­pli­nary solu­tions to chal­lenges in urban sustainability.

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Gallery 360 exhibit returns to kindergarten

Learning by Design traces the influ­ence that the Kinder­garten movement—the rev­o­lu­tionary edu­ca­tional system devel­oped Friedrich Frobel in Germany—had on cul­ture and the impact it had in laying the grounds for mod­ernist art, archi­tec­ture, and design.

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Faculty: welcome to the DSC

The Dig­ital Schol­ar­ship Com­mons, which opened ear­lier this semester at Snell Library, serves as a ded­i­cated meeting space for fac­ulty and doc­toral stu­dents to access a range of high-​​level ser­vices for dig­ital schol­ar­ship, teaching, and research.

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Law professor honored as ‘Living Legend’

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity law pro­fessor Mar­garet Burnham was rec­og­nized by the Museum of African Amer­ican His­tory for her work as a civil rights lawyer, edu­cator, and activist, as well as for being the first African Amer­ican woman to serve in the Mass­a­chu­setts judiciary.

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Tweets of the Week: March 3–6

The Empower cam­paign, Alter­na­tive Spring Break, fac­ulty research, and more rea­sons why stu­dents “heart” co-​​​​op were among our selec­tions for tweets from and about the North­eastern com­mu­nity this week. Building sus­tain­able … read more »

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3Qs: What’s next after State of the Union?

Facing a frac­tured Con­gress and the forth­coming midterm elec­tions, Pres­i­dent Obama declared he would act uni­lat­er­ally when necessary—the impli­ca­tions of which remain to be seen, according to polit­ical sci­ence pro­fessor Robert Gilbert.

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