Uncertainty on Cuba

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is also moving ahead with its plans in Cuba. It is sending its first two stu­dents to do their required “co-​​​​op” — a work-​​​​related expe­ri­ence — with an […]

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Never too old for a ‘eureka moment’

Critics of the tenure system often say that schol­arly pro­duc­tivity declines over time. While that’s true, according to a new study in Sci­ence, cre­ativity, or a shot at a big […]

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Outrage over a coach’s comments

Dan Lebowitz, exec­u­tive director of North­eastern University’s Center for Study of Sport in Society, said it’s dis­ap­pointing to see col­lege coaches crit­i­cize player protests in this fashion. He was critical […]

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Academic Minute: Passing the Buck

Today on the Aca­d­emic Minute, Mary Steffel, assis­tant pro­fessor of mar­keting at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, exam­ines why people pass the buck when it comes to making deci­sions. Learn more about the […]

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What athletes can say

Whether it’s full boy­cotts or tweets con­taining the F word, Dan Lebowitz, exec­u­tive director of North­eastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, said, “We’re in a time […]

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Available city seeks college

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has been investing heavily in new domestic cam­puses of late. Under the banner of its North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Global Net­work, the pri­vate Boston-​​​​based insti­tu­tion has moved to create graduate […]

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Restroom unrest

Also speaking out was the pres­i­dent of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, which is based in Boston but has a campus in Char­lotte. A state­ment from Joseph E. Aoun, the pres­i­dent, said, “At […]

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Meltdown and move on

A month ago, as the spring semester began to ramp up, I found myself on the edge of a minor melt­down. While attempting to create reading lists and sched­ules for […]

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Whistling ‘Dixie’

If any­thing, even Perot was a late­comer. In the opening pages of Nut Country: Right-​​​​Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy (Uni­ver­sity of Chicago Press), Edward H. Miller […]

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The power of a football boycott

It’s the eco­nomic impact players have on a uni­ver­sity — whether at a large foot­ball pro­gram like Mis­souri or a smaller insti­tu­tion, like Gram­bling State — that can empower athletes […]

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