Department of Theatre Spotlight: Professor Dani Snyder-Young Talks About Interdisciplinary, Collaborative Theatre at Northeastern

Dani Snyder-Young is an artist, author, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre at Northeastern University. A director by trade, she uses teaching as an organic extension of the collaborative drive that is theatre-making. By leading collaborative teams through problem-solving, she helps Theatre students become artistic collaborators in the classroom—and in production.

Graphic Design Student Laurel Parker Takes on the Fashion World at Rue Gilt Groupe

Northeastern student Laurel Parker is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Graphic Design with a concentration in Information Design to bring her lifelong passion for creativity into her education and work. This past fall, Laurel completed a co-op as a Graphic Designer at Rue Gilt Groupe, the company for the well-known brands Rue La La and Gilt, which provides online shoppers with lower-priced fashion from today’s top designers.

Breaking News & Business Journalism with CNBC Intern & Northeastern Student Christopher Butler

How did you prepare for your role at CNBC? I started keeping up with what they were reporting on by reading articles and watching clips from their broadcast—so I could get a sense of what they cover and so I could generate some ideas about what I wanted to cover. Since it was my first co-op I didn’t exactly know how else to prepare or what to expect. What does a typical day at CNBC look like for you? I work in two different departments for CNBC. Two days a week I work with the breaking news

Animation Alumna Claudia Vilcu Works on Popular Netlix Film, Klaus, as Part of Role at The SPA Studios

Northeastern alumna Claudia Vilcu graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Arts with a concentration in Animation that prepared her for her role at The SPA Studios (Sergio Pablos Animation), where she worked right after graduation. During her time at SPA, which is located in Madrid, Spain, Claudia had the opportunity to grow her skill set while gaining valuable experience including the development and design of FX, 3D elements, and final compositing of shots in a Netflix film.

Alanna Fusco of Northeastern’s Media Advocacy Graduate Program Discusses Internship at the Department of Justice

Before getting a Master of Science (MS) in Media Advocacy at Northeastern, Alanna Fusco completed an internship in the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice. During her time in the master’s program, which is a collaboration between CAMD’s School of Journalism and the School of Law, she had the opportunity to make valuable connections and learn from industry leaders and experienced faculty.

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.
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