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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Social Dimensions of the Pandemic

Written on October 28, 2020 at 10:48 am, by

Image credit: Screenshot showing results for “masks” and “reopen” from the COVID-19 Tweets Project, developed in collaboration between the Lazer Lab and Aleszu Bajak. On October 15th, the NULab had the pleasure of hosting the “Social Dimensions of the Pandemic,” panel where David Lazer (Northeastern University), Andrea Parker (Georgia Institute of Technology), Jacqueline Wernimont (Dartmouth  Continue Reading »

NULab and DSG Host Fall Scholarship Celebration

Written on October 23, 2020 at 1:39 pm, by

By Caroline Grand and Julianna Wessels The NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks and the Digital Scholarship Group hosted a Fall Scholarship Celebration on October 6, 2020 to welcome new graduate students and faculty members to the digital humanities community and showcase new and ongoing projects in the field.  Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and Amanda Rust  Continue Reading »

NULab Co-Director David Lazer Finds Age and Demographics Linked To Sharing Fake News About COVID-19 On Twitter

Written on October 22, 2020 at 12:28 pm, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern by Peter Ramjug and Eunice Esomonu Women over 50 are most likely to share pandemic-related stories on Twitter from websites that share fake news, and Republicans are many times more likely to share questionable material than Democrats, according to a new study by researchers from Northeastern, Harvard, Northwestern, and Rutgers. The study looked at age  Continue Reading »

NULab Co-Director David Lazer’s Survey Estimates That Mail Ballots Favor Joe Biden

Written on October 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm, by

Reposted from News@Northeastern by Peter Ramjug President Donald Trump may have a lead in the popular vote and Electoral College as the early returns come in on election night, but his advantage could slowly disappear as tens of millions of mail-in ballots are counted. This could give Democratic rival Joe Biden the upper hand in the  Continue Reading »

DITI Spring 2021 Call for Partnerships

Written on October 8, 2020 at 3:15 pm, by

The Digital Integration Teaching Initiative (DITI) is now accepting new faculty partnerships for the Spring 2021 semester. Northeastern has committed to better teaching our undergraduates the digital tools, skills, and methods that will enable them to be successful in today’s world. The DITI was established to help CSSH faculty to meet this goal. We collaborate  Continue Reading »

NULab Fall 2020 Calendar of Events

Written on October 5, 2020 at 12:52 pm, by

The NULab is delighted to announce our fall 2020 calendar of events. We have some very exciting panels, workshops, and other events planned for the semester. You can find additional details and registration information for these events at http://web.northeastern.edu/nulab/events/. All fall 2020 NULab events will be virtual. These events are free and open to the  Continue Reading »