Wikipedia vs. the small screen

Some Internet spe­cial­ists argue that Wikipedia should adjust to a mobile world by har­nessing “micro-​​​​contributions” like those on Twitter and Face­book. For example, they sug­gest cre­ating a “like” button similar […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Stepping Up to Stop Sexual Assault

Many col­leges have also responded by devel­oping vio­lence pre­ven­tion cam­paigns around the bystander inter­ven­tion model. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, which pio­neered bystander training 20 years […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Face Up to the Violence of Jim Crow

The U.S. civil rights move­ment was one of our country’s most impor­tant democ­ra­tizing efforts. But the United States con­tinues to grapple with how to acknowl­edge and under­stand the uglier aspects […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Fate of Detroit’s Art Hangs in the Balance

Michael G. Ben­nett, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of law at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity School of Law, who was in the court­room during the ruling, said, “Judge Rhodes seemed to be saying something […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Words That Wound

People may feel ashamed or afraid to talk about abuse, including the verbal kind, so the researchers from North­eastern Uni­ver­sity asked their older sub­jects to respond to ques­tions by touching […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Humanities Studies Under Strain Around the Globe

Stu­dent enroll­ment in the human­i­ties has also remained stable across the globe, rel­a­tive to total enroll­ment num­bers. “Some places — Ger­many, Mexico, the Nether­lands, and Turkey — have seen a […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.

Caught in a Revolving Door of Unemployment

In a recent study, Rand Ghayad a Ph.D. can­di­date at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, sent out 4,800 dummy résumés to job post­ings. Those résumés that were sup­pos­edly from recently unem­ployed appli­cants with no relevant […]

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.