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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.