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‘I feel like I’ve made an actual impact on the world’

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CSSH student Christie Civetta, a fifth-year human services major, will address some 20,000 people at TD Garden when she delivers the under­grad­uate stu­dent speaker address at North­eastern University’s 113th Com­mence­ment on May 8…
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Published On: April 17, 2015 | Tags: ,
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Co-op on display at RISE:2015

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Domestic and international co-ops inspired students in their research projects, several of which students presented at RISE:2015, Northeastern’s research expo…
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Published On: April 15, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,
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The inter-generational effects of genocide

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Noted author Helen Epstein delivered the 2015 Robert Salomon Morton Memorial Lecture on how having parents who survived the Holocaust has shaped who she has become…
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The story of a Holocaust survivor

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Irene Selig and her grandson Elijah Botkin, S’15, discussed Selig’s Holocaust experiences at the 2015 Philip N. Backstrom, Jr. Survivor Lecture, “Talking with Grandma,” as part of Holocaust Awareness Week…
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Published On: April 14, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Research, entrepreneurship at Northeastern celebrated at RISE:2015

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Students across the disciplines, including humanities and social sciences, presented their original scholarly research at RISE:2015, Northeastern’s annual research expo. ..
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Published On: April 10, 2015 | Tags: ,
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Dean’s Office names recipients of the first CSSH Outstanding Teaching Awards

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College of Social Sciences and Humanities Dean Uta Poiger announced the winners of the first-ever CSSH Outstanding Teaching Awards at the college’s annual Faculty Celebration on Thursday, April 2. ..
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Published On: April 3, 2015 | Tags:
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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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