Meet the graduates: Colleen Shea

Shea will grad­uate from the School of Law on Friday and then begin her new job as an attorney for the Dis­ability Law Center in Boston, where she will work to rep­re­sent low-​​income fam­i­lies in spe­cial edu­ca­tion cases. Here, she reflects on her past three years at North­eastern and looks ahead to her promising career in public interest law.

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May 23, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Taj Akinbode, SSH'17, and Peyton Perry, E'20, pose for a portrait at Northeastern University on May 23, 2016. The two students have been selected to be part of Oxfam America's Change Initiative. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
May 23, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Scenes during the Employer-Partner Conference held in the Curry Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern University on May 23, 2016. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

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Scrubbing is a misnomer, says David Choffnes, professor in the College of Computer and Information Science. It’s more like adding a coat of paint to an already tarnished online reputation. Image by Greg Grinnell/Northeastern University

3Qs: Can ‘scrubbing’ your online identity save your reputation?

Scrub­bing is a mis­nomer, says David Choffnes, pro­fessor in the Col­lege of Com­puter and Infor­ma­tion Sci­ence. It’s more like adding a coat of paint to an already tar­nished online reputation.

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Sights and sounds from a joyous Commencement

Relive the excite­ment of Friday’s Com­mence­ment exer­cises with this video fea­turing the grad­u­ates, speakers, and emo­tions of the day. Video by Shirin Mozaf­fari and Ben­jamin Bertsch/​Northeastern University

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Vir­ginia Bor­rello, PhD’16, poses for a car­i­ca­ture drawing on Cen­ten­nial Common on Wednesday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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