Blurb: Through Northeastern’s Doctor of Law and Policy program, Hunter Hustus brought a critical real-world challenge from his workplace to his studies. That challenge involved nuclear deterrence decision-making, and his workplace is the Pentagon. At a hooding ceremony last week, Hustus received the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Doctoral Work, the highest award presented by the College of Professional Studies to doctoral candidates.
An interdisciplinary team at Northeastern University is developing an online simulation game that would provide self-represented litigants with advocacy experience before they appear in court for legal proceedings such as evictions, mortgage foreclosures, and debt collection cases.
This weekend, Northeastern will join nearly 500 other sites around the world in hosting the sixth annual Global Game Jam, a collaborative, interdisciplinary event in which participants have 48 hours to design new games from scratch.
Casper Harteveld, an assistant professor of game design and interactive media, led a workshop that used a video game to develop entrepreneurial skills.