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Building Connections, Maintaining Networks

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One of the reasons Northeastern asked me to serve as the founding Dean and CEO of its Seattle Graduate Campus was because I am fairly well “connected” or “networked” in the Seattle community.  In my earlier roles as the Chair of many civic organizations (Seattle Chamber, Seattle/King County Economic Development Council, Director of Washington Aerospace Partnership) and one of the leaders ... Read More »

Rideshare Rundown

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Under different circumstances saying “I got a ride home with a pink mustache” would provoke great concern from friends. In Seattle’s it’s becoming normal, though that doesn’t mean the ride is legal – yet. I chair the Seattle City Council’s Taxi, Limousine and For Hire Regulations Committee. Over the past year my colleagues and I have wrestled with the inheritance ... Read More »

Celebration, Seattle Style

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Seattle is in the midst of celebrating its first ever Super bowl Victory – it is magical. The journey Seattle has been on to get to this point has been absolutely incredible. The Seahawks never doubted themselves, no matter what anyone else said – they knew they were special, they knew they had what it takes to be world champions! ... Read More »

GAMES, girls and STEM: fitting it all together

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The GAMES Initiative (Girls Advancing Math, Engineering and Science) enters 2014 with a lot of positive momentum. The three co-founders, – Northeastern University, the Institute for Systems Biology, and the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) – are thoroughly behind this initiative. The specific initiative is to launch, by fall 2017, three free, commercial-quality video games that engage middle school girls ... Read More »

Welcome to Re:Connect

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Northeastern University is excited to launch its new blog for its Seattle Graduate Campus – Re:Connect. Our goal is to use this blog to inform folks interested in education and their career development. We plan to keep you abreast of emegering trends affecting your education prospects and career advancement. We invite our readers to weigh in with their thoughts, ideas ... Read More »