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Northeastern coverage, research, and expertise on COVID-19 and the pandemic
Biden nominates civil rights legend Margaret Burnham for federal Civil Rights cold case review board
President Joe Biden has nominated Northeastern law scholar and renowned civil rights lawyer Margaret Burnham to serve on a new board that will make it easier to access the records of unsolved murders of Black Americans during the Civil Rights era—and possibly solve some of the lingering crimes.
Father Isaac Keeley, a 71-year-old Trappist monk who lives in a monastery in central Massachusetts, didn’t know the first thing about using social media to take his beer business national. Then he received a call from the Digital, Analytics, Technology and Automation (DATA) Initiative team at Northeastern.
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In The Media
Despite rising inflation, supply chain disruptions and pandemic lockdowns, business is booming for well-known luxury behemoths like Louis Vuitton, Cartier, BMW, and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Economic and marketing experts at Northeastern explain what’s behind the sudden surge in spending on some of the finer things in life.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted executives of businesses big and small to rethink their strategies for hiring and retaining employees, recognizing that the so-called “war for talent” has taken on new dimensions amid the shift toward remote and hybrid work, a new Northeastern University survey finds.
Wearable technology monitors all kinds of signals from our bodies. But most wearables are stiff and require frequent recharging. Canek Fuentes-Hernandez, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern, has developed a material that could make wearables more like a second skin.