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Alan Mislove

Northeastern University’s Computer Sciences professor, Alan Mislove, came up with a unique idea for an app. He didn’t stop there, however. He actually made the app come true. It’s called ‘Friendlist Manager’ and makes your social network experience much easier and hassle-free.   What it does is use the concept of network information to study the friends in your list and how they are, in turn, connected...

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Near-death

Near-death experiences have the ability to change your whole life’s perspective. Something changed in Jonathan Mboyo Esole too, when he had gone through that experience at the age of just 2 and a half years old. He had a heart condition and had literally zero chances of living, so much that even the doctors declared that he was gone. Turns out, however, he was an...

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language

People are always confused about how to define themselves, even more so when it comes to others. What is even more confusing and trickier is how people with autism will define themselves. The basic question starts with - Should we say that someone is autistic? Or that they have autism? It is a basic language question. Northeastern University recently published two stories, which raised an...

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Studying experiences of disability in the US

Sari Altschuler, an assistant professor of English at Northeastern University, uncovers a history of the imagination in medicine in her first book, ‘The Medical Imagination’. She has been awarded a scholarship at Wellesley College’s Newhouse Center for the Humanities. The college will help her fully focus on her second book which will be titled- ‘Able: Disability and the Cultures of Citizenship in the Early United...

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cultural

Nolan Tesis was the only Northeastern University student to be named as a 2016 Arcus Fellow, which took place at the California Institute of Integral Studies. A national fellowship was created a few years ago which helps emphasise leadership initiatives in the LGBTQ community and recognises and supports the students who do. Tesis is passionate about cultural and LGBTQ issues and quite eager to take...

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people

Northeastern University is filled with colors and vibrancy, graffiti and murals. And now, Daniel Anguilu is coming back to brighten up his wilting mural on the pedestrian bridge. This talented street artist will also be fixing the retaining wall by the Curry Student Center. Anguilu has also added a circular, wheel-type pattern along the ramp. The colored stripes and the ‘wheel’ impression would make his...

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