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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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professor

Psychology is a serious subject, requiring focus and dedication. People pursuing or teaching this subject are seen to neglect their other passion(s), to make this their ultimate goal. However, John Coley is an amazing exception to this. This Northeastern University professor is a member of the blues-rock band, called ‘The Stacking Stones’. He’s the bass player of the band, which is nothing but a musical...

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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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family

Students and their parents are often seen to be handling their lives separately, without spending any worthwhile time with each other and their family. It figures, given how students have their studies and exams to handle and parents have their jobs to figure out. Dave and Emily Hagen are one father-daughter duo, but they are an exception, as they make sure to always remove time...

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SAD

The holidays are a joyous time, where all your family and friends come together to celebrate Christmas and just as well, life. However, it is researched that this is also a time where people feel increasingly stressed or just SAD. No, not the emotion sad, but Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which is one of the major forms of depression that is more prominent among these...

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humans

A lot of thought is put into the design while creating realistic robots, especially if you want them to have flawless interacting qualities. We might not be aware of it, but there are many intricate details that go into any kind of human movement, even something as simple as making an eight in the air. Northeastern University professor Dagmar Sternad is very much fascinated by...

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misinformation

Northeastern University, along with Harvard University collaborated to put together a conference on the hot yet serious topic of fake news. Many people, including social media gurus to political scientists, attended the convention held in Harvard’s law school. David Lazer, a renowned professor of Political Science at the Northeastern, along with Harvard professor Matthew Baum organised the entire conference.   “A well-functioning democracy requires a healthy ecosystem...

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therpeutics

Debra Auguste, featured in ‘the 50 most influential African Americans in technology’, got her doctoral degree from Princeton University. Now, she is a professor at Northeastern University, working on her research on therapeutics. Because of her belief about the human body not being homogenous, her work focuses more on improving medical therapies and drug delivery methods. All of the solutions, according to her, would be...

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child abuse

Family problems don’t mean small skirmishes in the household anymore; there have been many incidents where tortures, violence, gaslighting, and other ways are seen to trouble the families. Recently, a couple from California was found guilty of torturing their children – there were 13 of them. The children were held captive for years and it comes across as a surprise now that no one found...

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