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  • Black Native Americans were largely erased from US history

    Christian Science Monitor -- 06/23/2022

    Gayle, a journalist and journalism professor at Northeastern University, tells of how one 19th-century Black Creek citizen, Cow Tom, served as an interpreter and negotiator, playing “a special role in bridging the gap between the Creek world and that of the ever-growing world of this newer, whiter America.”…

  • Microsoft to retire controversial facial recognition tool that claims to identify emotion

    The Verge -- 06/21/2022

    “Companies can say whatever they want, but the data are clear,” Lisa Feldman Barrett, a professor of psychology at Northeastern University who conducted a review into the subject of AI-powered emotion recognition, told The Verge in 2019. “They can detect a scowl, but that’s not the same thing as detecting anger.”…

  • What does the Supreme Court’s Arteaga-Martinez decision mean for immigration law?

    GBH -- 06/21/2022

    Daniel Medwed, GBH News legal analyst and Northeastern University law professor, joined GBH’s Morning Edition host Jeremy Siegel to explain some interesting cases involving double jeopardy and immigration detention. …

  • Law School Applicants and Social Justice Careers

    U.S. News & World Report -- 06/21/2022

    Examples include the Center for Law, Equity and Race at Northeastern University School of Law in Massachusetts, the Benjamin L. Crump Center for Social Justice at St. Thomas University College of Law in Florida, the Antiracist Development Institute at Penn State Dickinson Law and the Racial Justice Law Clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School.

  • How Older Adults Can Use Social Media To Market Startup Businesses

    Forbes -- 06/21/2022

    Kimberly A. Eddleston, the Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston, said social media is a good tool for small businesses to stay “top of mind” with customers. “Social media is a great way to stay relevant,” she said. “It should be used as a strategic marketing tool … to establish a consistent image, which also helps you build legitimacy and credibility,” she said.

  • As Biden Fights Overdoses, Harm Reduction Groups Face Local Opposition

    Kaiser Health News -- 06/16/2022

    “These programs are still running on a shoestring,” said Leo Beletsky, a public health law expert at Northeastern University. “That is not how public health is supposed to be done.”…

  • A Frog So Small, It Could Not Frog

    The Atlantic -- 06/15/2022

     Which makes it quite difficult for liquid to flow at adequate speeds when the frogs are rotating and rocketing about—as they are wont to do mid-flight, while they’re spinning “really fast,” says Marguerite Matherne, a mechanical engineer at Northeastern University who has studied animal motion. Like syrup caught in a pinched straw, “it’s harder for the fluid to accelerate along with their head.”…

  • A New Spin on Solid-State Physics

    Scientific Computing -- 06/15/2022

    In March, Sergey Kravchenko, a professor of physics at Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts, and eight collaborators threw such a wrench in the works. In a paper published in Scientific Reports, they describe an experiment into the resistivity of a slim slice of silicon close to absolute zero. …

  • WHO to share vaccines to stop monkeypox amid inequity fears

    ABC News -- 06/15/2022

    “Just like with COVID, there is no clear path for how poorer countries will be able to get vaccines,” Brook Baker, a Northeastern University law professor who specializes in access to medicines, said.

  • The Potential Dark Side of a White-Hot Labor Market

    The New York Times -- 06/14/2022

    “We worry about their long-term futures, if this derails them from ever going to college, for a $17 to $19 Target job. That’s a loss,” said Alicia Sasser Modestino, an associate professor at Northeastern University who researches labor economics and youth development.