#NUFallFest14, #NationalDogDay, #ALSIceBucketChallenge and #NUWelcomeWeek were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
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The School of Law community played an important role in Massachusetts’ new Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, which was signed into law in July.
Ryan McGill, DMSB’04, co-founded the Summer Sessions Surf Shop in 2002, when he was an undergraduate at Northeastern. Today, it’s one of the largest companies of its kind in New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region, perpetually filled with happy customers.
International co-ops, Splashscore, campus views and the start of the new semester were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Gordana Rabrenovic, director of Northeastern’s Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, says respected leaders in the St. Louis suburb need to call for and establish a review committee chartered to examine the causes of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Jack McDevitt, director of Northeastern’s Institute for Race and Justice, examines the events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, and some of the university’s research efforts around law enforcement and social justice.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, weighs in on how the mainstream media and citizen journalists have covered the events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting death of an unarmed teenager has sparked protests and tensions.
Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, reflects on her recent trip abroad as part of the Florida Earth Foundation’s US-Netherlands Connection Project.
There will be unintended consequences of the NCAA D-1 board of directors voting to give the “Power 5” conferences autonomy, says Northeastern Athletic Director Peter Roby.
English professor Gary Goshgarian recently received a professional achievement award from his alma mater for his impressive career as an accomplished novelist, editor, and teacher.
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.
A popup concert, Robotic Birds and Bees, summer playlists and a new sheet of ice were among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.