Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history who specializes in the digital humanities, has created a Bookworm that allows users to search references to specific words used throughout The Simpsons’ 25-season run by season, episode, and even time within each episode. Excellent.
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Celia Pearce, a newly appointed associate professor of game design, has spent the past three decades working in the interactive media field. But she may not have become one of the world’s leading experts on virtual worlds and multiplayer gaming if not for a prescient phone call in 1983.
Year after year, Northeastern students produce a range of impressive artwork that is featured across campus. Here’s a rundown of where you can find it.
Northeastern convened an interdisciplinary group of researchers for the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, where experts discussed and showcased avatars that could be used in a variety of healthcare applications.
Nabila Abuljadayel, AMD’16, recently had the opportunity to see her favorite sports team, Spanish soccer club Real Madrid, play in the U.S. during an international soccer tournament. And she watched most of the game through the lens of her camera, as a credentialed photographer.
The members of Scout, Northeastern’s student-run design studio, are ready to explode onto the campus scene this school year and meet the design needs of the university community.
While on co-op with the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities, Northeastern student Sonia Banaszczyk served as the coordinator for the Belonging Project, an art exhibit that tells the stories of migrants through portraits and recordings.
Top researchers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policymakers from Massachusetts and Switzerland convened at Northeastern University on Friday for an energy summit, where participants discussed innovations and strategies to address climate change and a range of other global energy challenges.
Northeastern is hosting the world premiere of a traveling exhibit featuring 25 innovative Swiss energy projects honored with the renowned Watt d’Or award.
With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Digital Scholarship Group at Northeastern is hosting an international service called TAPAS that will provide low-cost publishing and storage services for users to create, curate, and share high-quality data using open-source tools.
Seven faculty research projects have been selected to receive grants through a new initiative that promotes innovative teaching approaches in the classroom and advances undergraduate learning at Northeastern.
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.