3Qs: Banking on the body

Are body prod­ucts like blood, milk, and sperm mar­ketable com­modi­ties, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of law with exper­tise in the his­tory of sci­ence and med­i­cine, explains the ori­gins and con­se­quences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”

An amazing journey’

Wade Davis II, a former NFL player who is now openly gay, will receive an hon­orary doctor of public ser­vice at Northeastern’s 112th com­mence­ment on Friday. On Thursday, he addressed a score of North­eastern coaches and student-​​athletes, telling them he has a “burning desire to effect change.”