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Gideon

Back in the year 2011, one of Northeastern University’s beloved students received the Gideon Klein Award for the years 2011-2012. Emili Kaufman got the award for her exceptional analysis of the artwork of Felix Nussbaum. He was a surrealist painter of German origin, who was killed in one of the Nazi concentration camps in 1944 at Auschwitz.   It was actually put forth to honour Gideon Klein...

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Kelsey Pieper is an assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University. She helped uncover sources of water contamination in Flint, Michigan, leading her to more recent work in New York, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico. Recently, in a small community along the St. Lawrence River in New York, people saw their dishwashers breaking down. The metal interiors were corroded, their surfaces pock-marked...

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trip

Aneri Pattani graduated from Northeastern University a few years ago and had, at that time, a perfect opportunity, career-wise. Well, did she take it? Of course, yes! She got a week to spend in Liberia, travelling and learning, with none other than Nicholas Kristof (Nick). He’s a New York Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, as you would already know. Pattani had a lot to learn from him,...

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paper

Ever heard of a scientist writing short stories? – It is actually a rare case, next to impossible to find. Northeastern University, however, just found theirs. Scientist Vladimir Torchilin found his passion for writing, having written over 100 short stories and novellas in a span of 40 years. He primarily writes in Russian, which surprised his wife and him when some of his stories resembled...

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Alabama

On one hand, where some states like Alabama and Georgia are imposing the most restrictive abortion bills into law, New York City Officials in response has recently set aside $250,000. This fund is to help women who travel from other states to obtain abortions in the city. An action that acknowledges the broader national debate over access to abortion, says Aziza Ahmed, a Northeastern University...

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