The brain is the most complex and least understood organ in the human body. We learned about a few of the technologies that will define the future of how we study and treat brain diseases, injuries, and traumas. Following brief presentations from industry experts, Hilary Loftus, PNT’14, Health Education Director at the HOW Foundation of S. Florida, moderated a conversation to dive deeper into their work.
The last few years have brought greater public awareness to the state of policing, including police officers’ relationships with local communities, internal dynamics and policies within police departments, and the public call for increased transparency. Watch this to recording to hear from two Northeastern University experts, Professor Jack McDevitt and Professor Amy Farrell, as they shared research into the reforms sweeping through police departments across the country. Our speakers had a robust conversation about the movement towards increased accountability in policing and the impacts on both communities and police departments.
While the holidays looked a little different in 2020, the Northeastern Florida community still connected with fellow members and expand their networks – virtually. Alumni and parents from across the state of Florida participated in a lively, moderated conversation and shared fond memories of times on campus.
COVID-19 has created unprecedented sources of disruption. As the country faces another spike in cases, what is the impact that a long winter of isolation could have on people’s mental health? Professors Alisa Lincoln and Rachel Rodgers, along with Suzanne Garverich, presented on their ongoing research examining the impact of COVID-19 on mental health.