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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Digital Integration Teaching Initiative Fall 2020 Call For Partnerships

Written on February 18, 2020 at 2:43 pm, by

The DITI team has closed the formal call for partnerships for fall 2020, but we may still be able to work with those who are interested. Please email Sarah Connell (sa.connell[at]northeastern[dot]edu) for more information.  The Digital Integration Teaching Initiative (DITI) is now accepting new faculty partnerships for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters. Northeastern has  Continue Reading »

Visualizing Early Colonial Philadelphia: A Digital Narrative on the Role of Health in Philadelphia’s Early Urbanization

Written on February 18, 2020 at 11:31 am, by

Visualizing Early Colonial Philadelphia will be a digital component to Nebiolo’s dissertation, “Constructing Health: Concepts of Well-Being in the Creation of Early Atlantic Cities” to highlight some of the urban spaces discussed in the dissertation.* The goal of this digital project is to create a visual representation of some of the sites of health Nebiolo  Continue Reading »

Mislove’s Research Reveals Persisting Bias in Facebook Ad Tools

Written on February 11, 2020 at 12:29 pm, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern by Molly Callahan In settling five different lawsuits at once, Facebook earlier this year promised to change the way it manages the advertisements for housing, employment, and credit that run on its platform. Advertisers would no longer be able to target an audience by gender, race, or age, in order to prevent  Continue Reading »

Suffrage Transcribe-a-thon with DH Hub and National Parks of Boston

Written on February 7, 2020 at 10:53 am, by

This post is written by Katie and Megan Woods, recent Northeastern graduates of the Masters of Arts in History with a Concentration in Public History program. To commemorate the Centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks along with the DH Hub, the Digital Scholarship Group, and the  Continue Reading »

Riedl and Foucault Welles ask “Could a Smart Device Catch Implicit Bias in the Workplace?”

Written on February 5, 2020 at 1:02 pm, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern by Khalida Sarwari Studies have shown that implicit bias—the automatic, and often unintentional, associations people have in their minds about groups of people—is ubiquitous in the workplace, and can hurt not just employees, but also a company’s bottom line. For example, employees who perceive bias are nearly three times as likely to  Continue Reading »