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The Global Work Citizen inaugural program connects Huskies to African partners

The Global Work Citizen inaugural program connects Huskies to African partners

Employer Engagement and Career Design in collaboration with Global Co-op Faculty run the brand-new Global Work Citizen summer badge program. This immersive month-long virtual program was designed especially for first year learners. It aimed to introduce Huskies to global partners early in their university journey and encourage students to cultivate a global mindset during and beyond their time at Northeastern.

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‘We are in a war for this planet’

‘We are in a war for this planet’

“Where is the lawyer? Where is the lawyer?” a swarm of men shouted at the car. Alfred Brownell, the lawyer, was identified. The men began beating the car, rocking it, trying to smash the windows.

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The immunization effect in Africa

The immunization effect in Africa

Mass immunization programs for diseases such as measles, cholera, and yellow fever have been suspended during the pandemic, leaving as many as 117 million children without vaccines this year, says Richard Wamai, an associate professor who studies neglected tropical diseases.

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Voices of Northeastern: Ted Landsmark

Voices of Northeastern: Ted Landsmark

“We need to recognize that we’re at a point in history where we can make change,” says Ted Landsmark, distinguished professor of public policy and urban affairs and director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy.

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She’s exploring the African American experience through history

She’s exploring the African American experience through history

For the past 10 years, Patricia Davis has studied how African Americans have chronicled their lives before, during, and immediately after the Civil War. In particular, she’s analyzed how black history museums have memorialized the experience of African Americans from the late 18th century to the late 19th century.

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