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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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White Women in Harlem’s Renaissance

Carla Kaplan, a pro­fessor of Amer­ican lit­er­a­ture at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, offers a joint biog­raphy of six largely for­gotten women (win­nowed down from five dozen whom she researched) in “Miss Anne in […]

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Reliable Sources

To the Editor: As one of those inter­viewed by Evan Man­dery for his metic­u­lously researched book, “A Wild Jus­tice,” about the Supreme Court’s cap­ital pun­ish­ment deci­sions, I am pleased that it received the […]

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Crossing the Lines Dividing the Races

But to the lit­erary scholar Carla Kaplan, Josephine — who com­mitted sui­cide in 1969 — deserves to be remem­bered not just as the stage mother from hell she is usually […]

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As Amazon Stretches, Seattle’s Downtown Is Reshaped

Many of those new apart­ments are within walking or biking dis­tance of Amazon. Ser­vice busi­nesses and start-​​​​up tech­nology com­pa­nies, mean­while, have sought nearby addresses. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, based in Boston, set […]

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