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How art can disrupt our ideas and identities

Favianna Rodriguez, the year’s first artist in res­i­dence, shows how art, advo­cacy, and entre­pre­neur­ship can inspire soci­etal and envi­ron­mental change. Her work is on dis­play at Gallery 360, and she will dis­cuss her art tonight at 6 p.m. in Blackman Auditorium.

September’s can’t-miss campus events

As the new school year gets underway, North­eastern will be abuzz with campus events—from entre­pre­neurial oppor­tu­ni­ties to cooking demon­stra­tions and ath­letics events—that you won’t want to miss.

Sesame Street’ will be brought to you by the letters H, B, and O

The beloved children’s show will now share a channel with Game of Thrones and True Detec­tive. But com­mu­ni­ca­tion studies lec­turer Tim Ouil­lette says this move shouldn’t come as a surprise.

Take 5: What students need to know about new media, political campaigns, and global co-​​op

Jonathan Kaufman, the new director of the School of Jour­nalism in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design, shares how he fol­lows the news, what jour­nalism stu­dents should know before going on global co-​​op, and about the 2016 cam­paign course he’s teaching in the spring.

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.

A showcase of student art

The annual Depart­ment of Art + Design senior exhibit is now on dis­play in Gallery 360. Curated by the department’s fac­ulty, this show includes work by under­grad­uate seniors, as well as grad­uate stu­dents in the Infor­ma­tion Design and Visu­al­iza­tion program.

It’s game on at Northeastern

There’s no stop­ping Pres­i­dent Aoun when it comes to public art ideas — murals or dig­ital video games. Starting tonight, Krentzman Quad will be trans­formed into a larger-​​than-​​life out­door arcade, with three dif­ferent video games avail­able to play on over­sized LED screens. OhHeck­Yeah @ North­eastern begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Northeastern community’s highest achievements honored

The uni­ver­sity rec­og­nized the impres­sive accom­plish­ments of stu­dents, fac­ulty, staff, and alumni at the fifth annual Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion, which was held in Blackman Audi­to­rium on Thursday afternoon.

Research, entrepreneurship at Northeastern celebrated at RISE:2015

Stu­dents and fac­ulty across many dis­ci­plines pre­sented their schol­arly research, inno­v­a­tive thinking, and entre­pre­neurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were hon­ored with pres­ti­gious awards.

Exploring the important role of city parks

Emerald Net­works,” the newest exhibit at Northeastern’s Gallery 360, offers a look at the his­tory of park sys­tems in five U.S. cities and how present-​​day needs are affecting open space devel­op­ment and use.

Cast focuses on craft in emotional columbinus

Northeastern’s newest the­atre pro­duc­tion is moti­vated by the 1999 Columbine High School mas­sacre, and the stu­dent actors have fol­lowed their director’s advice to sep­a­rate them­selves emo­tion­ally from the dif­fi­cult sub­ject matter.

Gallery exhibit offers glimpse of ‘Cancer Alley’

Petro­chem­ical America,” a new Gallery 360 exhibit, fea­tures pho­tog­raphy and visu­al­ized data that por­trays the petro­chem­ical industry’s impact on the part of the Mis­sis­sippi River cor­ridor known as “Cancer Alley.” Today there is a micro-​​conference in con­junc­tion with the exhibit.

SOTU language analysis reveals history’s ‘twists and turns’

Ben Schmidt, an assis­tant pro­fessor of his­tory and a core fac­ulty member in the NU Lab for Texts, Maps, and Net­works, con­ducted a word-​​by-​​word analysis of Pres­i­dent Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.

The storytelling and popularity of Serial

The true crime pod­cast from This Amer­ican Life “takes us back to one of the most basic tenets of sto­ry­telling: sus­pense,” says jour­nalist Dina Kraft, asso­ciate pro­gram coor­di­nator of Northeastern’s Media Inno­va­tion program.