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The unanimous ruling not only encourages student-athletes to file lawsuits against the NCAA demanding that they be paid, says Dan Urman, who teaches constitutional law and the modern U.S. Supreme Court at Northeastern; but it also indicates that the justices are trying to show unity during these polarized times.
Northeastern coverage, research, and expertise on COVID-19 and the pandemic
There’s a lot to be proud of at Northeastern’s COVID-19 testing centers
It’s hard to see a smile through a face mask, but at Northeastern’s Cabot Testing Center, you just know they’re there. The COVID-19 testing center, which has been scaled down recently as cases of the disease drop and vaccinations rise, is awash this month in rainbow flags, stickers, and face masks to celebrate LGBTQA Pride Month. And the pride includes the teamwork that made the accomplishments of the testing center possible.
Seen Around Northeastern
COVID-19 hit hard in his hometown in India. So he built a hospital there.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerability of people in nursing homes. But the real danger is loneliness.
When can we say that the pandemic is over?
Watch the highlights of Northeastern’s 2021 Commencement weekend
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COVID-19, Hurricane Maria, and the looming threat of natural disasters are testing Puerto Rico’s resilience
Heartbeat of summer
Jim Madigan, a Huskies hockey legend, becomes Northeastern’s new athletic director
Northeastern to mark the significance of the Juneteenth holiday with these events
In The Media
Depending on which denominator you use, your risk-benefit calculation is very different—the good of the many, the few, or the one? “Grossly put, physicians treat the patient, and epidemiologists treat the population,” says Sam Scarpino, head of the Emergent Epidemics Lab at Northeastern University. “But…
Recognizing Juneteenth nationally “emphasizes that African American history is American history,” says Patricia Davis, a critical and cultural studies scholar at Northeastern. The move serves to connect the country’s history with its legacy in the present, say Davis and legal scholar Margaret Burnham.
The Northeastern’s large and complex residential campus requires an expert team of electricians, plumbers, and other trade workers that is a source of mentorship for students who want to pursue careers in the field. Many students at Madison Park Vocational High School are eager to learn the trades, and the partnership provides a unique opportunity for them to gain hands-on experience from the Northeastern team.