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Professor Smead installed as inaugural Rossetti Professor

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In a newly endowed position, associate professor of philosophy Rory Smead will lead a new program that will weave together the humanities and non-humanities as part of Northeastern students' education.

Associate professor of philosophy Rory Smead delivered an engaging lecture Thursday night on his work at the intersection of philosophy and science, at an event where he was formally installed as the inaugural Ronald L. and Linda A. Rossetti Professor for the Humanities.

In this endowed position—supported by alumnus Ronald and Linda Rossetti—Smead is leading a new program dedicated to this precise type of interdisciplinary thinking. The program’s focus is to inspire students majoring in science, engineering, and business to explore and discover new interests within the liberal arts—and weave together the humanities and non-humanities as part of their Northeastern education.

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