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Northeastern law scholar with a focus on data justice appointed to White House post
Rashida Richardson, a 2011 law school graduate who joined the Northeastern faculty as assistant professor of law and political science on July 1, was tapped to join the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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Northeastern law scholar with a focus on data justice appointed to White House post

The UN climate change report is urgent, but not as dire as you might think

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The UN climate change report is urgent, but not as dire as you might think

Northeastern will require indoor mask-wearing starting in September

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Northeastern will require indoor mask-wearing starting in September

Northeastern University designated Innovation Zone by Federal Communications Commission
John Soliven a work study at the Institute for Wireless Internet of Things (W-IoT) monitors the Colosseum, the world's largest RF emulator with 256 programmable software radios which enables academic, government, and industry researchers to perform scalable and repeatable experimentation in wireless systems in a large-scale emulation environment, at Northeastern University’s Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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Northeastern University designated Innovation Zone by Federal Communications Commission

Should you sell your palm print to Amazon?

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Should you sell your palm print to Amazon?

Northeastern to require COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty, staff this fall
Members of the Northeastern community walk around the Boston campus in the fall. The university announced on Monday that faculty and staff based in the United States will need to submit verification of vaccination by Sept. 8, 2021.

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Northeastern to require COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty, staff this fall

Olympic men compete in shorts, women in bikinis–but the Tokyo Games could change all that
Beach handball players compete in the 2018 summer Olympics.

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Olympic men compete in shorts, women in bikinis–but the Tokyo Games could change all that

What should families with children unvaccinated against COVID-19 do?
Vaccine manufacturers including Pfizer and Moderna are in the process of conducting trials among younger children, but in the meantime, what should parents do? What about families in which some children are eligible for the vaccine and others aren’t?

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What should families with children unvaccinated against COVID-19 do?

Did Ben & Jerry’s make the right call by deciding not to sell ice cream in the West Bank?
Ben & Jerry's ice cream

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Did Ben & Jerry’s make the right call by deciding not to sell ice cream in the West Bank?

When Airbnbs increase in a neighborhood, so does crime. Here’s why.
A proliferation of Airbnbs, or similar short-term rentals, in a neighborhood contributes to higher rates of crime in the area, according to a new study by two Northeastern researchers.

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When Airbnbs increase in a neighborhood, so does crime. Here’s why.

Can the destructive Bootleg fire teach us to prevent wildfires before they start?
The Bootleg fire threatens homes and critical infrastructure—threats that will only grow more dire as the effects of climate change and urbanization play out, say two Northeastern professors who study climate science and resilience.

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Can the destructive Bootleg fire teach us to prevent wildfires before they start?

Can computer models help restore marine life affected by climate change?
Katie Lotterhos, associate professor of marine and environmental sciences, recently received two prestigious awards: a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, and a Fulbright scholarship.

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Can computer models help restore marine life affected by climate change?