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Meet CAMD’s new dean, Elizabeth Hudson

In her first weeks as the new dean, Hudson says she’s been impressed with the vibrancy, excite­ment, and aca­d­emic and cre­ative strengths within the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design, both in terms of its cur­ricula and com­mu­nity. And she’s eager to help propel these existing and new pro­grams to even greater heights.

Northeastern community reacts to new Boy Scouts policy

Stu­dents and fac­ulty described the group’s deci­sion to lift its ban on openly gay leaders while allowing church-​​sponsored units to con­tinue excluding gays for reli­gious rea­sons in unequiv­o­cally strong terms. “Claiming ‘morality’ or ‘reli­gious beliefs’ cannot over­ride basic prin­ci­ples of equality,” noted soci­ology pro­fessor Suzanna Walters.

Two humanitarians bring hope to promising students in Kenya

Chelsey Gold­berg, SSH’16, and Alexa Arm­strong, S’16, spent 10 days in Kenya, where they doled out school sup­plies to stu­dious kids and made life-​​changing dona­tions to the par­tic­u­larly needy. “I can’t believe you’re here,” one 14 year-​​old girl told Goldberg.

Huskies for Heroes to help heal ‘invisible wounds’ of war

Mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity will par­tic­i­pate in the annual Run to Home Base, which sup­ports post-​​9/​11 vet­erans who suffer from combat stress and trau­matic brain injury. Here, they share why the event and the cause are so impor­tant to them.

P.K. Agarwal appointed regional dean and CEO of Northeastern University-​​Silicon Valley

P.K. Agarwal, an accom­plished exec­u­tive whose dis­tin­guished career in high tech spans the public, pri­vate, and non­profit sec­tors, will oversee the series of edu­ca­tional hubs that North­eastern will embed in select com­pa­nies across the Bay Area.

Reading program connects students with timely books

Every year, a com­mittee com­prising stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff chooses one thought-​​provoking book for the North­eastern com­mu­nity to read. But have you ever won­dered how the so-​​called First Pages book is selected?