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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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Kroto

Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto won his Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996, with his fellow collaborators Robert Curl and Richard Smalley. The prize was for their amazing discovery of the existence of the most peculiar form of carbon. Kroto narrated the story of their discovery in the Presidential Speaker Series put forth by Northeastern University’s Profiles in Innovation. “Carbon is peculiar,” he said. “More...

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amman

Northeastern University challenges its students to explore more – themselves as well as their surroundings. So, when Emily Rudisill, a Journalism student at the university, got a project to cover a story for a construction site near some historic ruins. She was clueless, till she was struck with a creative way to squeeze out some inspiration from the site.   “I went to the construction site alone...

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Real

A woman being a CEO of a leading company of fashion and luxury products is a big deal, but Maureen Chiquet was more than just that. She might be the former global CEO of Chanel now, but her whole life – professional and personal – is a perfect example of how women should defy societal as well as gender roles. From being a literature major...

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