The most interesting films are those that “encourage the viewer to get off the couch and act,” says Sabrina Chammas, AS’10, who is currently producing a documentary on blind ballerinas in Brazil.
In her new book on gay equality, sociology professor Suzanna Walters argues that the plea for tolerance has sabotaged the full integration of gay men and women into American life.
Ronald Smith, an associate professor of music technology and composition, has composed more than 30 pieces of music since the beginning of his professional career in the mid-1980s. You may be surprised to discover the sources of his inspiration.
Thomas Vicino, an associate professor of political science, has received a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research on the process of rapid urbanization and economic development planning in Brazil, the site of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
While on co-op in California, fourth-year business major Carlos Villalobos was ‘bitten by the technology bug.’ When he returned to campus, he co-founded Bökeh, a wireless enabled camera lens that connects to the iPhone.
James Eggers, SSH’12, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program. Starting next spring, he will spend nine months in a college classroom in Brazil, where he will strengthen students’ English language skills and provide insights on American culture.
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.”
Sean and Connor Lyons, outfielders for Northeastern’s baseball team, believe in playing the game with a healthy dose of controlled aggression.
Terry Fulmer, Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Gerontological Nursing Association.
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.”
Julia and Adriana Sepulveda, fraternal twins on Northeastern’s swimming and diving team, are wont to follow in each other’s footsteps. “We’re pretty much the exact same person,” Julia says.
Graduate students in the information design and visualization program have developed an interactive application that captures, aggregates, and displays data in a three-dimensional LED matrix on the façade of Ryder Hall.