The artist behind the MFA’s sound

Thanks to expe­ri­en­tial learning and deter­mi­na­tion, North­eastern alumna Jas­mine Hagans is living her dream as curator of lec­tures, courses, and con­certs at the Museum of Fine Arts, where she’s building its con­cert profile.

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Reflections on Marathon bombing, six months later

North­eastern will com­mem­o­rate the six-​​month anniver­sary of the Boston Marathon bombing by hosting a spe­cial one-​​day exhibit encour­aging people to add to Our Marathon, the university’s crowd-​​sourced dig­ital archive.

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The future of equal rights in America

Public interest attorney Sharon Eubanks said Monday that lawyers will need to forge strong part­ner­ships with advo­cates and jour­nal­ists in order to con­tinue advancing equal rights for all in the 21st century.

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Higher education’s ‘tsunami’ moment

At the Edu­ca­tion Writers Asso­ci­a­tion con­fer­ence this weekend, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun described a fun­da­mental change facing higher edu­ca­tion today: who the system’s learners really are.

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Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.

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3Qs: Creativity + design + action

The ethos behind the mis­sion of the North­eastern Center for the Arts is simple, says center director Bree Edwards: “Artists, cre­ativity, and entre­pre­neur­ship con­tribute to society in incred­ibly thoughtful, provoca­tive, and chal­lenging ways.”

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Snell Library’s new look

Stu­dents returned to campus this semester to Snell Library’s trans­formed first floor, which now includes more than 20 new col­lab­o­ra­tive work­rooms, a redesigned Info­Com­mons and main lobby, and informal study … read more »

Digital Media Commons Expansion

Welcome back — Fall 2013

Stu­dents: we’ve launched a news page fea­turing arti­cles, photos, and videos cap­turing the start of the fall semester, along with other helpful infor­ma­tion and campus news.

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