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Applied Psychology Associate Professors Christie Rizzo, Amy Briesch, Jessica Hoffman, and Robin Codding highlighted the challenges and opportunities of schooling from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 shined a spotlight on educational disparities for children. This conversation focused on recent research of parents’ experiences with schooling from home. They talked about the potential impact on children’s learning, as well as how this “new normal” may affect family eating habits, physical activity, social connectivity, and mental health. Discussion was encouraged to generate ideas, especially around opportunities for resilience and strategies to help families overcome the many obstacles yet to come.
Learn about Professor Christo Wilson’s research on algorithmic systems that pervade daily life. In this talk, he discussed how he is using algorithm auditing techniques to investigate how online platforms may be abetting the spread of misinformation around COVID-19 and the US 2020 elections. Session of professor series: Confronting Global Challenges During COVID-19.
The Northeastern School of Law presented a spotlight on Mary Bonauto, L'87, to talk about Celebrating Recent LGBTQ Victories and Looking Ahead. This event was part of the 'Zoomin' in on' series featuring graduates in a virtual conversation with Mielle Marquis, Northeastern Law's director of external relations.
Latin America comprises a vast array of distinct politics, cultures, geographies, and histories. But in recent weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has created a new common challenge. What are Latin America’s essential elements of resilience, and what will the future hold for its people and its economy?
The current pandemic represents an unparalleled tragedy for humanity. Professor Denise Garcia presented on the unparalleled global cooperation that is emerging concomitantly as the pandemic takes its toll on humanity. This event was the second session of the professor series: Confronting Global Challenges During COVID-19.
You didn't have to wait for restaurants to gradually re-open to kick off summer with a food and wine pairing menu! The San Diego Community hosted Bravo’s Top Chef Celebrity, Dave Martin for a virtual hour of demonstrating comfort food classics. They said, "Yes, Chef!" as they were guided through the preparation of a 3-course meal without the wait. These dishes could also be prepared using an Instant Pot to fit everyone's scheduling needs. Whether you were looking to wow dinner guests, or simply up your game in the kitchen, there was a place for everyone to join in on the fun.
Professor Alicia Modestino presented on her work with the City of Boston to ensure that its critical summer youth employment program could safely continue during this summer of COVID-19. Learn about this work and her research on the economy and youth employment. This was the first session of a professor series titled: Confronting Global Challenges […]
The Northeastern School of Law presented a spotlight on Betty Francisco, L’98, entrepreneur, business executive, attorney and community leader. This event was part of the Zoomin' in On series featuring an amazing graduate in a virtual conversation with Mielle Marquis, Northeastern Law's director of external relations.
On June 25th, we held a virtual event to share news out of Northeastern's newest regional hub, The Roux Institute. Chris Mallett, Chief Administrative Officer of the Roux Institute and Senior Vice Chancellor at Northeastern, moderated a conversation delivering exciting updates from The Roux Institute and the progress that has been made in establishing the institute.
This event was hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs (SPPUA) at Northeastern. Every city needs to reframe urban climate action to emphasize remedies for the environmental and economic harm inflicted on communities of color. The featured speakers reflected on building a national climate justice agenda to support cities. The speakers included professor and climate author Joan Fitzgerald, activist and journalist Julian Brave NoiseCat, and author and award-winning journalist Derrick Jackson. Ted Landsmark, Director of the SPPUA Dukakis Center, was the moderator.