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Wendy Parmet became a public health giant. In true Northeastern fashion, it started with a co-op
Headshot of Wendy Parmet.

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Wendy Parmet became a public health giant. In true Northeastern fashion, it started with a co-op

Learn how Wendy Parmet, a Northeastern law professor, became a leader in public health and disability law in the U.S.
Northeastern’s Miami campus partners with Karlie Kloss’ summer camp for aspiring computer coders

Northeastern’s Miami campus partners with Karlie Kloss’ summer camp for aspiring computer coders

Maria Alonso, dean of the Miami campus, says hosting Karlie Kloss’ camp is a reminder of the impact the university has in the community.
Northeastern’s Summer Youth Employment Program expands in Oakland, empowering more high school students

Northeastern’s Summer Youth Employment Program expands in Oakland, empowering more high school students

Northeastern held a ceremony to honor students who spent five weeks on the Oakland campus receiving job training and college prep coaching.
Northeastern professor receives NSF CAREER award for robotics research

Northeastern professor receives NSF CAREER award for robotics research

Alireza Ramezani, professor of electrical and computer engineering, receives an NSF award to develop a robot for navigating crawl spaces.
IBM workers combine real-world experience with Northeastern studies to make for the perfect career blend

IBM workers combine real-world experience with Northeastern studies to make for the perfect career blend

Three London degree apprentices with IBM explain how they combine a full-time tech career while also pursuing a degree in just three years.

Israel-Hamas War

Will the international legal system ultimately hold those accountable for atrocities in the Russia-Ukraine, Hamas-Israel wars?
Hundreds of people sit in the United Nations Headquarters, a room with green carpets and wooden benches facing large TV screens.

Will the international legal system ultimately hold those accountable for atrocities in the Russia-Ukraine, Hamas-Israel wars?

Experts hold out hope for robust accountability in Ukraine and Gaza. But prosecution for breaches of international law can take years.
Is there a movement afoot in Europe to recognize Palestinian statehood?

Is there a movement afoot in Europe to recognize Palestinian statehood?

Three members of the EU said that they would recognize an independent Palestinian state, a move that experts say puts pressure on Israel.
The ICC has requested arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders. International legal scholar outlines possible next steps

The ICC has requested arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders. International legal scholar outlines possible next steps

A Northeastern international law scholar says it’s likely the international body will seek further charges against other military leaders.
Pro-Palestinian posts significantly outnumbered pro-Israeli posts on TikTok, new Northeastern research shows

Pro-Palestinian posts significantly outnumbered pro-Israeli posts on TikTok, new Northeastern research shows

Pro-Palestinian posts to TikTok significantly outnumber pro-Israeli posts and follow a very different pattern, new research reveals.
Iran’s strike on Israel can be seen as ‘declaration of war,’ Northeastern expert says

Iran’s strike on Israel can be seen as ‘declaration of war,’ Northeastern expert says

Iran launched a strike, deploying more than 300 drones and missiles, 99% which were intercepted by Israel and its allies.

World News

What can Kamala Harris learn from Donald Trump to win the 2024 presidential election?

What can Kamala Harris learn from Donald Trump to win the 2024 presidential election?

How soon will pollsters have good data on a Harris-Trump matchup?

How soon will pollsters have good data on a Harris-Trump matchup?

 Why is Delta still canceling flights when other airlines quickly restored service?

 Why is Delta still canceling flights when other airlines quickly restored service?

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Society & Culture

Falling out of a coconut tree into a ‘brat summer’ — why Kamala Harris is embracing meme culture

Falling out of a coconut tree into a ‘brat summer’ — why Kamala Harris is embracing meme culture

Donald Trump ‘has a new lease on life.’ Can a traumatic event like surviving a shooting change a person’s personality?

Donald Trump ‘has a new lease on life.’ Can a traumatic event like surviving a shooting change a person’s personality?

Kylian Mbappe and George Clooney voice their political opinions. But do celebrity interventions have an impact on elections?

Kylian Mbappe and George Clooney voice their political opinions. But do celebrity interventions have an impact on elections?

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Health

Northeastern cannabinoids researcher developing drugs to fight pain and inflammation

Northeastern cannabinoids researcher developing drugs to fight pain and inflammation

New treatments for Alzheimer’s cost tens of thousands of dollars a year. Here’s why

New treatments for Alzheimer’s cost tens of thousands of dollars a year. Here’s why

Coupling food pantry access with primary care offers new recipe for preventative medicine, Northeastern research says

Coupling food pantry access with primary care offers new recipe for preventative medicine, Northeastern research says

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Business

Job applicants perceive AI-powered hiring process as more fair when it is blind to characteristics such as race or gender, new study finds

Job applicants perceive AI-powered hiring process as more fair when it is blind to characteristics such as race or gender, new study finds

Why the Boston Celtics’ sale that could top $4.7 billion signals a booming market for sports franchises

Why the Boston Celtics’ sale that could top $4.7 billion signals a booming market for sports franchises

R&D lab established by a Northeastern graduate champions skincare products for consumers with darker skin tones

R&D lab established by a Northeastern graduate champions skincare products for consumers with darker skin tones

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Lifestyle

Efforts to limit fast-food near homes need rethinking, Northeastern researcher says

Efforts to limit fast-food near homes need rethinking, Northeastern researcher says

After 20 years behind a desk, adventure seeker starts business leading hikes in the mountains

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After 20 years behind a desk, adventure seeker starts business leading hikes in the mountains

Nike Dunks, Air Jordans, Yeezy slides: Huskick’s club is all about sneakers 

Nike Dunks, Air Jordans, Yeezy slides: Huskick’s club is all about sneakers 

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Law

Is joking about Trump’s assassination attempt protected speech? You might not get charged, but you could lose your job, experts say

Is joking about Trump’s assassination attempt protected speech? You might not get charged, but you could lose your job, experts say

Can Donald Trump or Joe Biden play whatever music they want at a rally or convention? Legal expert says it’s more complicated

Can Donald Trump or Joe Biden play whatever music they want at a rally or convention? Legal expert says it’s more complicated

From factories to TikTok, how child labor laws are struggling to keep up with the digital revolution

From factories to TikTok, how child labor laws are struggling to keep up with the digital revolution

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Arts & Entertainment

Legal scholar Patricia Williams explores race, bodily integrity and law in ‘The Miracle of the Black Leg’

Legal scholar Patricia Williams explores race, bodily integrity and law in ‘The Miracle of the Black Leg’

She got her name from a childhood lightning strike. Then this Northeastern grad electrified the rock scene.

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She got her name from a childhood lightning strike. Then this Northeastern grad electrified the rock scene.

10 books to add to your summer must-read list

10 books to add to your summer must-read list

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Science & Technology

With the help of Northeastern, Tennessee Valley Authority experiments with a new forecast model  to better predict extreme rainfalls

With the help of Northeastern, Tennessee Valley Authority experiments with a new forecast model  to better predict extreme rainfalls

How Northeastern researchers are helping predict the outbreak of bird flu on US dairy farms

How Northeastern researchers are helping predict the outbreak of bird flu on US dairy farms

Galaxy clusters could be used as natural dark matter colliders to understand nature of invisible particles

Galaxy clusters could be used as natural dark matter colliders to understand nature of invisible particles

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Sports

Sarah Levy seeks an Olympic gold medal 10 years after she fell in love with rugby at Northeastern

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Sarah Levy seeks an Olympic gold medal 10 years after she fell in love with rugby at Northeastern

How an underdog rower from Northeastern earned a place in the Paris Olympics

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How an underdog rower from Northeastern earned a place in the Paris Olympics

Northeastern graduate Fiona Howard named to 2024 U.S. Paralympic dressage team

Northeastern graduate Fiona Howard named to 2024 U.S. Paralympic dressage team

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