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Alireza Ramezani, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is helping lead a team of students recently awarded a grant from NASA to develop two four-legged robots designed with the required capabilities to explore and operate in permanently shadowed regions.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus Michael S. Dukakis discussed an analysis of the November 2020 elections. What could the outcome mean for the next presidential administration? How would it impact the legislative agenda of the next Congress? We learned insights into these and other questions in this interactive event.
Northeastern University School of Nursing presented the 3rd Annual Future of Nursing Event: Leading in the Community and Supporting our Vulnerable Populations. Nursing leader, Dr. Pooja Bhalla, DNP’16, MS’14, presented her journey and unique perspective on the challenges faced by the homeless and other vulnerable populations during COVID-19. The event featured opening remarks by Bouvé College of Health Sciences Dean Carmen Sceppa, School of Nursing Dean Maria van Pelt and a special guest welcome by Dr. Marybeth Pompei, Sr. Vice President, Exergen Corporation. The event’s co-moderators were Dr. Laura Mylott, Clinical Professor and Director, MS Nursing Administration and Dr. Janet Rico, Assistant Dean, Nursing Graduate Programs, Northeastern School of Nursing.
Expert panelists and participants in this interdisciplinary symposium will consider how gender and feminist activism should inform our thinking about the upcoming elections. We will look at how feminists might engage social movements, digital spaces, and broader communities in trying to effect social change. Panels will invite conversations about new forms of media in the hands of feminist activists, historical perspectives on gender and electoral politics (in celebration of the anniversary of suffrage), mainstream media coverage of elections through the lens of gender, and leveraging the unprecedented visibility of women (particularly women of color) in both electoral and grassroots politics. This is symposium is presented by the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, supported by the Northeastern Humanities Center.
Hear from student-athletes on how the COVID-19 pandemic affected their fall and spring sports seasons and a discussion about the University’s perspective on the financial impacts of COVID-19 and why the need for support in Athletics is even greater today than ever before.
Join the Northeastern men’s club squash team for its annual alumni gathering. A fun evening is planned that includes updates for the shortened season and exciting announcements for the growing team! Meet the new players, and learn about what is in store this year. This event is complimentary but registration is required.
Attendees had the opportunity to meet and connect with faculty, staff, students, and admissions representatives to learn more about how Northeastern could help their academic journey and career.
Costas Panagopoulos, department chair and professor of political science, spoke about what to expect on Election Day in the presidential and congressional general elections. Dr. Panagopoulos assessed polls and forecasts and provided a historical perspective on election results and their implications for politics and governance in America. Alumnus Henry Edson, MS'20, SSH'20 was the introductory speaker.
Distinguished Professor David Lazer discussed an ongoing, nationwide survey to gain real-time information on the pandemic for policy making purposes. As the lead researcher, Dr. Lazer shared key findings from the multi-university team and insights on the pandemic.
Falling Walls Lab was a platform for excellent academics, entrepreneurs and professionals from all disciplines who wanted to present their research work, business model, innovative project or transformative idea in front of their peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. This was presented by Northeastern University, the German Consulate in Boston, and the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York.
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