Social entrepreneur steadfast in pursuit of global literacy

John Wood dis­cussed his journey from cor­po­rate America to founding Room to Read, which has built thou­sands of libraries and schools in the devel­oping world, at an event hosted by Northeastern’s Social Enter­prise Insti­tute this week.

3Qs: Video game ruling may strengthen alignment of two industries

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Cal­i­fornia law ban­ning the sale of vio­lent video games to chil­dren is uncon­sti­tu­tional. Here, Cyn­thia Baron, aca­d­emic director of the dig­ital media pro­gram at Northeastern’s Col­lege of Pro­fes­sional Studies, dis­cusses First Amend­ment cases in the gaming industry, how the newest ruling may affect the video game rating system and whether chil­dren are capable of judging computer-​​generated violence.