Hamilton star Renée Elise Goldsberry will headline Northeastern’s annual commemoration of King’s life and legacy at an event this afternoon led by President Aoun. There are several other events dedicated to the late civil rights leader happening throughout the week.
Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell delivered his final speech as a senior member of the Obama administration on Thursday morning at Northeastern, saying that innovation in higher education is critical to the success of the nation’s democracy. “Our colleges and universities must strive each day to embody the highest aspirations of this country,” he noted.
President Barack Obama visited campus seven years ago today. As the president concludes his tenure in office later this week, we take a look back at this moment from 2010.
An intimate look at the faces and personal stories that make up the fabric of our Northeastern community.
When news broke of a top-ranking intelligence briefing about allegations involving President-elect Donald Trump and Russia, many outlets covered the story, but only one published the salacious details. Here, two journalism professors offer counter viewpoints about that outlet’s decision, with one arguing “the information was bound to be disclosed or leaked,” and the other calling the decision “misguided” and noting that “raw intelligence of the sort is often wrong.”
The latest legislative session is only hours old, but already wrought with controversy. Nicholas Beauchamp, an expert in U.S. politics, says this is only the beginning, and advises onlookers to keep an eye out for tension, discord, and the deployment of unconventional political tactics over the coming year.
Words like ‘tenacity,’ ‘believe,’ and ‘voice’ can be used to describe the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. For one student, his impact is best summed up with the word ‘trust.’ “It starts with trust and that’s how we start working together,” she says. Join President Aoun and Tony Award winner Renée Elise Goldsberry in celebrating the life and legacy of King during A Tribute to the Dream on Jan. 17.
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