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Graduate’s engineering work featured on Shark Week

Carl Fiester helped design a state-​​of-​​the-​​art autonomous under­water vehicle that last year cap­tured unique footage of great white sharks’ behavior off the coast of Mexico. Ear­lier this week, the footage was fea­tured on a Shark Week show on the Dis­covery Channel.

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02/11/16 - BOSTON, MA. - President Aoun talks to a Linguistics class in Ryder Hall on Feb. 1, 2016. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

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3Qs: SCOTUS rejects affirmative action challenge

In a win for affir­ma­tive action advo­cates, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a chal­lenge to a pro­gram at the Uni­ver­sity of Texas that con­siders race as a lim­ited factor in admis­sions deci­sions. Dan Urman, assis­tant teaching pro­fessor and director of the Doc­torate in Law and Policy pro­gram, exam­ines the court’s deci­sion and what it means for affir­ma­tive action.


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A run with a splash of color

The 5K color run last week took stu­dents around campus and through splashes of color. Video by Ben­jamin Bertsch/​Northeastern University


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Jonathan Camp­bell, who is working on his doc­torate in audi­ology, studies in Snell Library on Monday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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