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Prof. Moya Bailey featured on local news segment

Assistant Professor of WGSS and Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies Moya Bailey was featured in a news segment on Boston’s WCVB Channel 5 earlier this month. In the segment, Professor Bailey discusses the double discrimination faced by LGBTQ people of color and the importance of digital safe havens for these communities. Watch the segment here.

Published On: September 28, 2016 |
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Bartucca named CAA Player of the Week

Women’s field hockey player Jamie Bartucca was named CAA Player of the Week for the first time in her career, as announced by the league Tuesday. Bartucca’s strong performances over the weekend led to the honor. She scored twice against Maine on Saturday and scored the game-winning goal against New Hampshire Sunday. Read more here.

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White named CAA Co-Rookie of the Week

Freshman volleyball player Shaina White earned CAA Co-Rookie of the Week honors. Since the season started, White has amassed a .369 overall hitting percentage, ranking 60th in the nation and 6th among freshman. She ranks second on the team in both hitting percentage and kills. Read more here.

Published On: September 26, 2016 |
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Panel asks important questions on immigration

As part of an event for the university’s civility series and the Myra Kraft Open Classroom series, a faculty panel of three Northeastern professors and a Suffolk University Law Professor answered questions about the history of immigration and discussed the impact the 2016 election has had on the conversation. The panel included WGSS affiliated faculty…
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Journalism alumna pens front page story on Civil Rights cold case

Journalism alumna Alexa Mills, MA’16, recently published a front-page story for The Washington Post on the lynching of Pvt. Felix Hall, the only known lynching on a US military base. Mills’s work comes from more than a year of research, part of which was done as part of her course work in the School of…
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Capuzzo named CAA Player of the Week

Women’s soccer player Kayla Capuzzo was named the CAA Women’s Soccer Player of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday. The honor comes following Capuzzo’s impressive performances over the weekend, where she posted four points on one goal and two assists in victories over Boston University and New Hampshire. Read more here.

Published On: September 20, 2016 |
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Alumna and neuroscientist discusses her work

In an event on campus last week, alumna and pioneering neuroscientist Beth Stevens discussed her work with President Aoun and the Northeastern community. Speaking to a standing-room only crowd of students, faculty, and staff in East Village, Stevens addressed her breakthrough study from 2012, the awards she has received following her breakthrough, and answered the…
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Prof. Moya Bailey discusses her work with Mic

Assistant Professor of WGSS and Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies Moya Bailey was featured in Mic last week regarding her work on “misogynoir” –a term she coined to explain the combined racism and sexism that black women face. Prof. Bailey discusses the recent mainstream attention that the term has received and the importance of having…
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Published On: September 9, 2016 |
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Coyne named Top 30 finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year award

Women’s hockey alumna Kendall Coyne was named as one of the 30 finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year award on Wednesday. The top 30 finalists were chosen from 142 conference nominees, and the selection committee will name nine finalists from the pool later in the month. Read more here.

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Dowd named ECAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Women’s soccer senior McKenzie Dowd was named the ECAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Dowd, who has achieved a perfect 4.0 in all semesters at Northeastern, will be honored at the ECAC Honors Dinner on September 22. Read more about the award and Dowd’s achievements here.

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