The untold stories of slavery

In a campus lec­ture on Friday, Pulitzer Prize-​​winning author Dou­glas Blackmon said he writes about African Amer­ican slavery because it’s a way to infuse per­son­ality into sto­ries that were orig­i­nally written in dehu­man­izing ways.

IDEA, School of Law team up to support local startups

A new col­lab­o­ra­tion between IDEA, Northeastern’s student-​​run ven­ture accel­er­ator, and the School of Law’s Com­mu­nity Busi­ness Clinic offers Boston-​​based entre­pre­neurs sup­port and free busi­ness and legal advice.

Genius’ alumna advocates for elder-​​abuse reform

Marie-​​Therese Con­nolly, a 1984 School of Law grad­uate who received a pres­ti­gious MacArthur Foun­da­tion grant in 2011, returned to campus this week as a Day­nard Dis­tin­guished Vis­iting Fellow.