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Student project targets memory impairment

For its senior cap­stone project, a team of engi­neering stu­dents devel­oped a pro­gram using Google Glass. The stu­dents say it could help memory-​​impaired indi­vid­uals iden­tify people they come in con­tact with and per­form daily tasks.

3Qs: Net neutrality—what does it all mean?

Law pro­fessor Michael Ben­nett, whose research is at the nexus of law and tech­nology, weighs in on what the FCC chairman’s recent pro­posal means for net neu­trality and Internet traffic speeds, as well as why the impli­ca­tions of soci­etal igno­rance of how tech­nolo­gies work.

The leaders, the motivators, the mobilizers of change’

Four North­eastern law stu­dents deliv­ered pow­erful reflec­tions on Friday at the School of Law com­mence­ment, during which they recalled their aca­d­emic expe­ri­ences and looked for­ward to their careers ahead.

The rewards of risk-​​taking

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity School of Law on Friday hosted its annual Women in the Law con­fer­ence, this year titled Fear­less: Risk Equals Reward, which pro­vides career guid­ance and pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment growth to female attor­neys and other professionals.

Conference focuses on disability hiring

North­eastern on Tuesday hosted an employer-​​partner round­table break­fast to dis­cuss chal­lenges and best prac­tices for hiring recent col­lege grad­u­ates with disabilities.