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SPPUA in Action Seminar Series

03/19/2019

Hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, SPPUA in Action Seminar Series is a community-building initiative that brings together faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the School to share their current work, either research or practice. The goal is to strengthen the School’s network by discussing ideas and showing its diversity of projects. Speakers…
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Feminist Resilience: Structures & Strategies for Troubled Times

03/15/2019

This interdisciplinary symposium will focus on the hidden premises, obfuscations, and ideological biases of Resilience Studies. Participants will consider how gender figures in thinking about resilience and how feminists engage social movements, digital spaces, and broader communities, noticing that women—often women of color—are consistently leaders in these spaces. Throughout the day, we will promote an…
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Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity Conference

02/22/2019

Join us for a one-day conference, “Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity,” featuring lightning talks by Northeastern faculty and staff, presentations by artists whose work engages with climate change, a hands-on working session, and a keynote by Peter Burton Hanson Memorial Lecturer Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania. Space is limited and registration is required; please RSVP here. Schedule 9:am:…
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SPPUA in Action Seminar Series

02/21/2019

Hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, SPPUA in Action Seminar Series is a community-building initiative that brings together faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the School to share their current work, either research or practice. The goal is to strengthen the School’s network by discussing ideas and showing its diversity of projects. Speakers:…
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SPPUA in Action Seminar Series

01/31/2019

Hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, SPPUA in Action Seminar Series is a community-building initiative that brings together faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the School to share their current work, either research or practice. The goal is to strengthen the School’s network by discussing ideas and showing its diversity of projects. Speakers:…
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Myra Kraft Open Classroom: Revisiting The Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s Analysis of Racial Inequality.

01/16/2019

Last year, The Boston Globe’s analysis of racial inequalities found that the average white family in Boston has a net worth of $247,500, while the average African American family has a net worth of $8. Wide disparities exist in employment opportunities, board memberships, health outcomes, and educational opportunities. Scores of meetings were held in response to these…
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SPPUA in Action Seminar Series

01/15/2019

Hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, SPPUA in Action Seminar Series is a community-building initiative that brings together faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the School to share their current work, either research or practice. The goal is to strengthen the School’s network by discussing ideas and showing its diversity of projects. Speakers:…
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Myra Kraft Open Classroom

12/05/2018

Go inside the nation’s newsrooms as they cover the midterm elections and gear up for 2020. Led by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and director of Northeastern University’s School of Journalism Jonathan Kaufman and Dukakis Center head Theodore Landsmark, the Myra Kraft Open Classroom will feature advocates and expert professors giving an inside view of these increasingly turbulent times. Among…
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SPPUA in Action Seminar Series: Green Cites in Red States

11/29/2018

Hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, SPPUA in Action Seminar Series is a community-building initiative that brings together faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the School to share their current work, either research or practice. The goal is to strengthen the School’s network by discussing ideas and showing its diversity of projects. Speakers:…
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From the Ground Up: Grassroots Initiatives- Women in Design Keynote

11/29/2018

Director Jennie Stephens participates in this keynote discussion with other educators, architectural practitioners, and community engagement professionals at the ArchitectureBoston Expo. These experts will explore the genesis, execution, and growth of grassroots movements as they relate to the design community along with the skills that we as designers can bring to their success. In recent…
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