Northeastern students, faculty, and staff discussed some contemporary challenges and solutions to increasing campus diversity in a cross-cultural roundtable on Tuesday afternoon at the Cabral Center.
In a recent talk at TED Women, associate professor Rupal Patel announced The Human Voicebank Initiative: a crowd-sourced platform that will help give personalized synthetic voices to people with severe speech impairments.
“The world is a source of learning and enlightenment and you cannot ignore it,” Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun told members of the Student Government Association on Wednesday evening.
“Define diversity as working alongside people with whom you have profound disagreements on fundamental matters,” says Eboo Patel, Northeastern’s inaugural interfaith leadership fellow.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
Civic leaders, activists, and humanitarians convened in the Blackman Auditorium on Thursday afternoon to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who passed away last month.
In a ceremony on Thursday afternoon featuring several moving performances and a conversation with civil rights pioneer Bob Moses, the Northeastern community honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.
In the first session of the semester-long Open Classroom series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplomacy Initiative at Tufts University, posed a chilling question: “Will water lead to war?”
Students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Sacred Space on Thursday afternoon to commemorate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who died last week at the age of 95.
At a TEDWomen talk on Thursday, Northeastern associate professor Rupal Patel described a new project to give personalized voices to the voiceless.
In celebration of World AIDS Day, a panel of Northeastern faculty members joined delegates in the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program to discuss the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Alan Guttmacher, director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, discussed the future implications of the Human Genome Project with a score of Northeastern students and researchers.