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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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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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The Marshall Scholarship, which falls under the Marshall Plan offered to the U.K. after World War II, was launched in the year 1953. The U.S. gave it to the U.K. as an appreciation of gesture for help and assistance during the war. A student of Northeastern University, Michael Tormey was awarded the same which enabled him to study Transportation for two years in the U.K.   Tormey...

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professor

Alfred Brownell is an honorary and distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Northeastern University, studying law. He was first forcefully driven out of Liberia when he was fighting to protect the forestland. The issue was the Liberian government and palm oil companies planning on deforesting the lands for their establishment, which led to Brownell working hard to protect critical land rights globally. “They made a...

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Northeastern University’s own biology professor, Joseph Ayers, has dedicated all his time and energy to developing robots that are self-sufficient, i.e, those who would not need algorithms or external controllers to function. Instead of this, these robots would make use of electronic nervous systems that will analyse sensory inputs from its surrounding and perform autonomous activities based on it. And when he says, “The thing that’s...

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scholarship

Northeastern University is consistent with encouraging students to hone their talents. It is so that the deserving ones amongst them can get scholarships. Seaton Huang is one of them. The Fullbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program has offered Huang a scholarship. It entitled him to work, study, and volunteer in China for seven months. He is majoring in Asian studies and has a good feeling about...

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No student is perfect. It is only sheer hard work and will power that can help one reach great heights. The Torch Scholars Program of Northeastern University has some inspiring stories to tell. Taking the saying “failure is the stepping stone to success” to a literal level, the program is aimed at supporting bright students from diverse family backgrounds and the first in their family...

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Facebook  is an American online social media and social networking service company. Apart from being the largest and most popular social media platform which provides many business related services, Facebook also focuses on providing education scholarships to various universities around the globe.   With the growing Artificial Intelligence and Automation trends, the world is in need of qualified individuals majoring in Computer Science. Sources claim that Facebook...

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Sometimes, it’s not the big things that change your life. For instance, a simple moment is enough. Claire Celestin is an honorary student of the Northeastern University. She, of course, is no exception to this unspoken truth. A Peruvian midwife had bought in the change.   The condition of all the hospitals in Peru is derogatory, crude, however, it is normalised within the four walls. The process of crowning...

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