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Think Working From Home Won’t Hurt Your Career? Don’t Be So Sure
The Wall Street Journal -- 06/09/2022
A 2020 study of more than 400 tech workers by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Northeastern University found that while remote and non-remote workers won roughly the same number of promotions, the salaries of remote workers grew more slowly. At companies where remote work was less common, telecommuters won fewer promotions.
The Long Shadow of Eugenics in America
The New York Times -- 06/09/2022
“There’s a huge movement all across the country to look at historical wrongs, including forced sterilization, and to consider what needs to be done now in order to redress them,” explains Margaret Burnham, founder and co-director of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University School of Law. “I think this is really the question of the 21st century.”…
Climate-driven flooding poses well water contamination risks
Associated Press -- 06/09/2022
“Areas that hadn’t been impacted are now. New areas are getting flooded,” said Kelsey Pieper, a Northeastern University professor of environmental engineering. “We know the environment is shifting and we’re playing catch-up, trying to increase awareness.”…
Mass. gun laws ‘help save lives.’ Sen. Ed Markey is, again, asking for the rest of the U.S. to follow suit.
Boston Globe -- 06/09/2022
Age restrictions for licensure, for example, is “foggy,” Jack McDevitt, director of the Institute on Race and Justice at Northeastern University, told the Globe.
Why U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins launched a probe into racism allegations in Everett
GBH -- 06/09/2022
Daniel Medwed, GBH News legal analyst and Northeastern University law professor, joined GBH’s Morning Edition hosts Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel to talk about investigation, and the context of other investigations around the state and country. …
Mother Charged With Manslaughter After 2-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Father
The New York Times -- 06/09/2022
James Alan Fox, a professor of criminology at Northeastern University, said that while legislation could help, he doubts it would significantly reduce these types of deaths. “If a child gets hold of a gun, they’re going kill themselves or you or another family member,” he said. “And if that isn’t deterrent enough, then whatever the prosecutor does is not going to make a difference.”…
The Potential Dark Side of a White-Hot Labor Market
The New York Times -- 06/06/2022
“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.
A guide for new entrepreneurs on marketing your startup with social media
MarketWatch -- 06/06/2022
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.
Biden’s unemployment numbers are lower than any time between the ’70s and 2019, but he’s getting slammed over expensive gas
Fortune -- 06/06/2022
Robert Triest, a Northeastern University economics professor, recently told Fortune he expects consumer prices to moderate, arguing the Fed’s interest rate increases will help cool the economy through the end of the year.
Police: Tulsa gunman targeted surgeon he blamed for pain
Associated Press -- 06/03/2022
Since January, there have been 12 shootings where four or more people have been killed, according to The Associated Press/USA TODAY/Northeastern University mass killing database. Those shootings have left 76 dead, including 35 adults and children in Buffalo, Uvalde and Tulsa, the database says. The death toll does not include the suspects in the shootings.