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Northeastern employee’s decades of activism recognized by city of Boston

Northeastern employee’s decades of activism recognized by city of Boston

Charlotte Mathews-Nelson describes her decades of activism with an air of inevitability. She grew up volunteering with the NAACP. She helped usher in equitable practices in the development of Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. She reactivated the college chapter of the NAACP here at Northeastern. What else was there to do? Mathews-Nelson began volunteering with the NAACP, … Continued

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Segregation by race and socioeconomic status persists in U.S. cities new study finds

Segregation by race and socioeconomic status persists in U.S. cities new study finds

When’s the last time you visited a neighborhood where practically everyone was different from you? If you’re like most Americans—at least those who tweet—the answer is probably “rarely” or “never.” That’s because segregation by race and socioeconomic status in cities remains very much intact, according to new research by Northeastern professor Qi Ryan Wang. Wang and his … Continued

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Northeastern professor Ravi Ramamurti could not find a good emerging markets program so he built one

Northeastern professor Ravi Ramamurti could not find a good emerging markets program so he built one

Ravi Ramamurti’s office, crammed nearly to the ceiling with papers, essays, and reference books, is more than 7,600 miles from his childhood home in India. But he’s never forgotten his roots at any point in his 36 years at Northeastern. “I’m from India. I came here and wanted to work on the problems I saw … Continued

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