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  • Jim Crow’s Forgotten History of Homicides

    The New York Times -- 09/22/2022

    More than a decade ago, Burnham, a law professor, founded the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University, and with the help of the political scientist Melissa Nobles created a database of what Burnham calls a “forgotten history of racially motivated homicides” in the American South during the Jim Crow era.

  • New book is centered on the Black experience in higher ed, and how white women on campus can help

    WBUR -- 09/21/2022

    We meet the book’s authors, Janie Victoria Ward, professor emerita in the departments of education and Africana studies at Simmons University and Tracy Robinson-Wood, a professor of applied psychology at Northeastern University.

  • lexa Can Speak in Your Dead Grandmother’s Voice, And That’s Probably Not a Good Thing

    Popular Mechanics -- 09/21/2022

    “Imagine what would happen if we took Ali’s voice right now, with all the stuff that’s going on with Salman Rushdie, and put words into his mouth—words he would never utter?” asks Rupal Patel, a professor at Northeastern University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and vice president of voice and accessibility at Veritone, an AI tech company based in California.

  • Jim Crow’s Forgotten History of Homicides

    The New York Times -- 09/21/2022

    Margaret A. Burnham writes in “By Hands Now Known.” More than a decade ago, Burnham, a law professor, founded the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University.

  • Talk of Covid’s End Sparks Fight Over Funding, Emergency Powers

    Bloomberg Law -- 09/21/2022

    “We do not have a health-care system that is equitable,” said Wendy Parmet, director of Northeastern University’s Center for Health Policy and Law. When it comes to a vaccine or other Covid-related product, “if the government isn’t going to be the payer of last resort and ensure the supply, then people without means are not going to get it,” she said.

  • Without the queen at its heart, Commonwealth faces uncertain future

    Reuters -- 09/19/2022

    “Yes, the queen is a powerful symbol,” said Nicole Aljoe, a professor of English and Africana Studies at Northeastern University in Boston in the United States.

  • How should we do research on human nature?

    Los Angeles Times -- 09/19/2022

    Op-Ed by Iris Berent, professor of psychology at Northeastern University.

  • Finger on the pulse: Five innovative startups set out to ‘disrupt’ health care

    MaineBiz -- 09/19/2022

    Startup costs so far have been minimal for JotLogs, which received a $25,000 grant from from Northeastern University’s Roux Institute via its Founder Residency that started in July. …

  • How to be financially ethical even when things are tight

    MarketWatch -- 09/19/2022

    “The connection between sweatshops and fast fashion is a good example,” says Patricia Illingworth, a professor at Northeastern University and author of “Giving Now: Accelerating Human Rights for All.” …

  • U.S. rail strike averted, but labor deal faces tough union votes

    Reuters -- 09/16/2022

    “There’s a lot of anger among the members of these two unions because they feel, after being essential workers during the COVID pandemic, they were getting screwed on the attendance policy and getting punished for taking sick leave,” said Seth Harris, a professor of Northeastern University and former Biden administration official focused on labor and the economy.