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Climate Change: A Course for Everyone

01/08/2020 - 04/08/2020

This spring’s Myra Kraft Open Classroom series is intended to promote climate change education, resilience, and action. We will examine the basic science of climate change, its local and global impacts on the natural world, the built environment, and humankind, and strategies for preventing its worst outcomes while preparing for those we can no longer…
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Call for Abstracts: Framing SNAP

12/15/2019

Call for Abstracts Framing SNAP: Perspectives on the Nation’s Largest, Least-loved, and Most Enduring Food Assistance Program March 19-20, 2020 Northeastern University Boston The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is a means-tested entitlement authorized under the Food Stamp Act of 1964. However, the current system’s outlines go back…
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Challenges and Good Practices for a Diverse and Inspired Workforce

12/05/2019

Featuring director Jennie Stephens as a speaker. In addition to SPPUA director, Prof. Stephens is the Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy and author of the forthcoming book Diversifying Power: Why we need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership in Climate and Energy.

X Food Lit: The Power of Food on Campus

11/21/2019

This series brings together experts in Northeastern Dining Services and in the broader campus community to foster greater food literacy by applying the Menus of Change Principles to how we eat. We use Northeastern Dining’s Xhibition Kitchen and other spaces in the campus food “ecosystem” to explore ways to make healthy – and tasty – food…
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Joshua Laufer, PhD Candidate, Dissertation Defense

11/21/2019

Dissertation Title: Resilience Through Electric Microgrid Policy: Drivers, Democracy, and Learning Electric microgrids have become an increasingly attractive technology solution for states looking to enhance the resilience of critical infrastructure to extreme weather events and climate change.  Although most states have pursued their development, there are significant differences between states in terms of levels of…
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X Food Lit: The Power of Food on Campus

11/14/2019

This series brings together experts in Northeastern Dining Services and in the broader campus community to foster greater food literacy by applying the Menus of Change Principles to how we eat. We use Northeastern Dining’s Xhibition Kitchen and other spaces in the campus food “ecosystem” to explore ways to make healthy – and tasty – food…
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X Food Lit: The Power of Food on Campus

11/07/2019

This series brings together experts in Northeastern Dining Services and in the broader campus community to foster greater food literacy by applying the Menus of Change Principles to how we eat. We use Northeastern Dining’s Xhibition Kitchen and other spaces in the campus food “ecosystem” to explore ways to make healthy – and tasty – food…
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