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What does Henry David Thoreau’s retreat into the natural world at Walden Pond have to do with our modern culture of distraction and technological immersion? We learned how Thoreau’s interest in the peace of nature was fueled by his distress at the information culture of the 19th century when the telegraph brought news to Americans […]
The brain is the most complex and least understood organ in the human body. Join us to learn more 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, will moderate a conversation to dive deeper into their work, and then there will be time for a question and answer session.
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.
COVID-19 created unprecedented sources of individual, social and societal disruption. In this session, the topics of ongoing research at the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research, Department of Health Sciences, and from the APPEAR team in the Department of Applied Psychology, examining the impact of COVID-19 on mental health – specifically examining the impact of the pandemic on people with serious mental illness; and the impact on disordered eating were discussed. Also discussed were emerging strategies to support mental health and well-being during COVID and to address the long lasting impacts on mental health of the pandemic.
Gather with fellow parents and Hollywood, Florida community members for lunch with Dan Cohen, Vice Provost for Information Collaboration and Dean of the Library. Learn about Dan’s vision for the future of the library, updates on library services, programs available to your student, and more. There’s a spot for everyone at the table!
Don’t miss out on an opportunity to join your Florida alumni community for a unique historic retrospective of the city of Boston as seen through the lens of The Boston Globe photographers. Dive through samples of the recently acquired archives of The Boston Globe, 1887-1996, view news clippings, negatives, and never published photos alongside your […]