Two Northeastern Alumna Tackle Gender Bias in Schools During Teach For America Brave Education Summit

At Teach for America’s , the educational non-profit brings together community members to help create more LGBTQ+ inclusive classrooms. TFA teaching corps members, alumni, staff, partners, and students gather for a weekend of workshops and presentations on teacher preparation, student support, school culture, policy, and more. During this year’s event, Northeastern alumnae Jenie Michael and Olivia Giorlandino were brought in to present on the topic of gender bias in the classroom.

Northeastern University Hosts the First U.S. Presentation of the Codex Atlanticus, Featuring Leonardo da Vinci

On November 20, 2019, Northeastern University hosted the debut U.S. presentation of a first-of-its-kind interactive digital installation of the famous Codex Atlanticus—the most extensive existing collection of preserved drawings and text by Renaissance artist, Leonardo da Vinci. The masterpiece follows his works around the subjects of math, science, art, engineering, and the humanities from 1478 to 1519.

Game Science and Design Graduate Students Fan Ling and Yichun He Awarded Coding Fellowship

Northeastern students Fan Ling and Yichen He, who are both in CAMD’s MS in Game Science and Design program, created a “Learn to Code” game proposal that earned them an 8-week fellowship through Games for Change (G4C), a nonprofit that facilitates the creation and distribution of digital games that serve as powerful tools in humanitarian and educational efforts.

Inaugural Oregon | Places Prize Awarded to Northeastern Professor Sara Jensen Carr

Dr. Sara Jensen Carr, Assistant Professor of Architecture, Urbanism, and Landscape, and Program Director at the Master of Design for Substantial Urban Environments, has been honored as the first recipient of the biennial Oregon | Places Prize from the University of Oregon in partnership with Places Journal. Her groundbreaking proposal, Water is Wealth: Occupation and Erasure in Honolulu’s Urban Landscape and its Ecological Future, disrupts the exotic perception of Honolulu.

Netflix’s ‘Always Be My Maybe’ Has The Relationship Advice You Need Right Now

Ali Wong and Randall Park successfully combine hilarity with modern romance in Always Be My Maybe, the latest rom-com released on Netflix. Although the two main characters end up together, it takes them over 30 years to get there after facing obstacles both men and women face when it comes to opening yourself up in a relationship. Sasha (Ali Wong) feared to reveal her crush while Marcus (Randall Park) was afraid to be vulnerable, especially after his mother passes away.

Reminder: You’re Worth Being Brave

Fellow introvert and an inspiring breath of fresh perspective, Brené Brown, has spent 20 years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. After watching her Netflix special, I couldn’t order her latest book, one of five New York Times bestsellers, fast enough. She inspired me to think, and she pushed me to learn. Her words urge you not to look at how to change others, but rather focus on improving yourself, which comes from being vulnerable.

‘Russian Doll’ Is A Perfect Example Of Why We Need More Female TV Writers

If you fell in love with her no-bullshit and uncensored attitude as Nicky Nichols in Orange is the New Black you’re going to want to watch Natasha Lyonne in Netflix’s latest Russian Doll as Nadia Vulvokov. Lyonne continues to showcase an organic madness that only she can bring on screen. The series begins by completely blowing your mind quite literally after Nadia leaves her 36th birthday just to get hit by a car.