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Monthly Archives: August 2020

NULab Faculty, Staff, and Students Interviewed In New Article in Digital Humanities Quarterly

Written on August 30, 2020 at 6:11 pm, by

NULab core faculty Ryan Cordell (associate professor of English), NULab assistant director Sarah Connell, and NULab alum Caroline Klibanoff (a DH certificate recipient who created the Atlas of Southern Memory digital project) were interviewed by digital humanist Mila Oiva (a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Turku in Finland) for Oiva’s new article in Digital Humanities  Continue Reading »

Digital Integration Teaching Initiative Featured in News@Northeastern

Written on August 19, 2020 at 3:57 pm, by

Reposted from News @ Northeastern by Irvin Zhang and Kaitlyn Budion The Cacodemon Shakespeare Project is a lot more than just an online copy of William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.” Within each page is a mini guide to understanding the nuances of the play, and through the use of footnotes, and highlighted words, Northeastern students became interpreters of the  Continue Reading »

NULab Co-Director David Lazer Co-Authors Latest COVID-19 Survey, Finds Racial Justice Protests Did Not Drive Spike In Infection Rates

Written on August 11, 2020 at 4:06 pm, by

Reposted from News @ Northeastern by Peter Ramjug The racial justice protests earlier this summer were not the driving force behind a spike in U.S. COVID-19 infections that some public health officials feared they would be, perhaps because the marches were outdoors where it is harder for the virus to spread, according to one of  Continue Reading »

NULab Co-Director David Lazer Co-Authors New National COVID Survey: Only 66% Will Seek A Vaccine

Written on August 7, 2020 at 11:43 am, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern by Peter Ramjug If a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, as promising reports suggest could be the case by winter, 66 percent of U.S. residents say they will get vaccinated, but others may not because of fears of side effects or a mistrust of the healthcare system, a new survey by researchers from Northeastern, Harvard, Northwestern and Rutgers has  Continue Reading »