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Northeastern coverage, research, and expertise on COVID-19 and the pandemic
It wasn’t difficult to discern the two major issues that impacted 2020, says Gallery 360 curator Amy Halliday: “Both the pandemic and the heightened attention to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement all came together at the same time." The gallery's new exhibit, she says, brings these global and national themes local.
The extent to which institutions weathered the storm will matter greatly when it comes time to refocus and rebuild, and for Northeastern, the financial outlook is “very strong,” says Tom Nedell, senior vice president for finance and treasurer for the university. News@Northeastern sat down with Nedell to discuss Northeastern’s current budget, and projections for next year.
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In The Media
Researchers are working to program facial-recognition algorithms with datasets that represent all racial and ethnic groups fairly. But that process may actually be perpetuating biases, according to new research by Zaid Khan, a PhD student in computer engineering at Northeastern University, and his advisor, electrical and computer engineering professor Raymond Fu.
President Biden can still wield executive power to resume the flow of goods with Havana despite the Trump administration’s prohibitions, Northeastern experts say, but large-scale commercial activity will remain banned. Educational exchanges are halted too. Northeastern students were the first in the world to do co-ops in Cuba.