Take 5: What students need to know about new media, political campaigns, and global co-​​op

Jonathan Kaufman, the new director of the School of Jour­nalism in the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design, shares how he fol­lows the news, what jour­nalism stu­dents should know before going on global co-​​op, and about the 2016 cam­paign course he’s teaching in the spring.

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Is ‘Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon’ still valid?

North­eastern net­work sci­en­tist Albert-​​László Barabási reveals the truth behind six degrees of separation—and why the number doesn’t matter.

Tweets of the Week: July 13 to July 17

A spe­cial Husky-​​​​penguin rela­tion­ship, the start of new co-​​​​ops, and fac­ulty research are among our selec­tions for tweets from the North­eastern com­mu­nity this week. Just because. #North­eastern #husky­puppy #snug­gler pic​.twitter​.com/​o​R​z​F​b​D​U​a1Q — […]