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Boston 2024 bid officer presents Olympic case at Open Classroom

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At Wednesday’s Open Classroom Boston 2024’s Erin Murphy explained how hosting the Summer Olympics is a huge economic opportunity for Massachusetts, while also providing incentives for Boston to complete transportation projects like the South Station expansion.. . .
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Published On: March 27, 2015 | Tags: ,
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High in the Andes

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A student reflects on preserving an ancient culture.. . .
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Published On: March 24, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Study: Political persuasion cuts across party lines

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Findings reported in a new paper co-authored by Northeastern Distinguished Professor David Lazer challenge conventional wisdom that politics is all about targeting your base and tiptoeing around the opposition.. . .
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Published On: March 17, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Student projects assess Logan Airport resilience

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Grad­uate stu­dents recently met with Mass­port offi­cials to present rec­om­men­da­tions for strength­ening infra­struc­ture life­line resilience at Logan Inter­na­tional Air­port.. . .
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Published On: March 16, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Boston is made for walking, study finds

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Northeastern researchers at the Dukakis Center created a performance metric to determine the social equity of the 57 WalkUPs in the Greater Boston region.. . .
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Published On: March 11, 2015 | Tags: ,
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Former EU foreign policy chief shares tools for success

Baroness Catherine Ashton

Baroness Catherine Ashton, former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, was the keynote speaker at last week’s Global Leaders Forum.. . .
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Campus forum analyzes Paris attacks

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A packed room of mostly students attended last month’s interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern faculty examining the larger context of the attacks in Paris this January.. . .
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Published On: March 6, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,,,
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Four CSSH students named Truman Scholar nominees

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The Truman Scholarship Foundation seeks students who are true “change agents,” with the passion, intellect, and leadership potential to improve the ways that public entities serve the public good. . . .
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Published On: March 5, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Students advocate on Beacon Hill for need-based financial aid programs

Students meet with Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives

CSSH students were part of a group of Northeastern students who met privately with Robert DeLeo, BA’72, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, during Student Financial Aid Day at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday, February 25. . . .
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Published On: February 27, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Students shine at International Model NATO conference

The Northeastern University student delegations at the annual International Model NATO conference.

Twenty-seven Northeastern undergraduates participated at the recent International Model NATO conference in Washington, D.C. The Northeastern University delegations won first- and third-place prizes, while several students took home individual awards. . . .
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Published On: February 25, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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