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Hannover Exchange Program provides students with international laboratory experiences

The Hannover Exchange Program has provided opportunities for international experiential learning for 30 years. Thanks to grant support from the German Academic Exchange Service, this long running program sends German Master’s students to Boston to work in Northeastern labs, as well as sends Northeastern undergraduate co-op students to work in labs at the Leibniz University of Hannover.

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Co-op takes students around the world

A Co-op Biology assignment can transport you When Sophie Chaney went on her second co-op Biology assignment, she got in touch with a team of researchers, set up her own housing, and set off on an adventure of a lifetime. The fourth year biology student spent last spring in South Africa researching pollinators like bees, […]

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Prof. Begley’s Students are engaged in Service-learning

Service-learning Expo First year students in Professor Begley’s Inquiries in Biology class have been engaged in Service-Learning throughout the fall semester and recently showcased their work at the university-wide Service-Learning Expo.   The students partnered with: Citizen Schools to create and deliver an after-school apprenticeship on microbes at Orchard Gardens Middle School in Roxbury Science […]

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Prof. Win Chai receives an NSF Career Award

Congratulations Prof. Chai on your 2017 NSF Career Award! In [his] years at Northeastern, Chai has helped – in collaboration with research groups at Harvard – provide techniques essential to understanding and driving future research in this field. These collaborative experiences were driven by resources provided by the College of Science, he says. “The College of […]

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Northeastern women students mentor youngest scientists

Science Club for Girls The mission of Science Club for Girls, a nonprofit organization founded in Cambridge, Mass. in 1994, is to “foster excitement, confidence, and literacy in STEM for girls, particularly from underrepresented communities…by maximizing meaningful interactions with women mentors.” Volunteers have been mentoring at elementary schools since the mid ‘90s, but Northeastern was […]

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