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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Northeastern offers discounts to parents, siblings

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity on Sat­urday announced that it will offer the par­ents and sib­lings of cur­rent under­grad­u­ates a 25 per­cent dis­count on grad­uate pro­grams. “Ensuring that we make expe­ri­en­tial, life­long learning […]

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Inflexible partners and women’s careers

One of the authors, Kathrin Zippel, asso­ciate pro­fessor of soci­ology at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said this could be because it was more dif­fi­cult to con­vince part­ners with a full-​​​​time job to […]

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