Kenneth W. Henderson, a scholar of synthetic and structural inorganic chemistry, is a professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame. He will join Northeastern on July 1.
Psychology professor Judith Hall is traveling to Israel and Palestine this summer as a trip designed to develop an understanding of the complexities of Israel.
The Huntington 100 honors seniors and underclassmen who have excelled in the classroom and the community.
Assistant professor Javier Apfeld plumbs the cellular mechanisms driving the aging process in worms, uncovering insights that could increase our own longevity.
“I had thought about being a doctor before this experience,” said Keeyon Olia, S’18, “but not as seriously and not with as much confidence.”
The Office of the Dean is pleased to announce Melissa (Missy) McElligott the recipient of the 2015-2016 College of Science Excellence in Teaching Award.
Scientists and researchers. Educators and future doctors. These were the people behind NU Talk 2016.
For more than a century scientists have recognized “freezing” as the natural fear response. But in a new study, Northeastern assistant professor of psychology Rebecca Shansky found that female rats often respond to fear by “darting.” The findings not only raise questions about the veracity of previous studies that rely on freezing to indicate fear, but could also lead to better treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Psychology professor Peter J. Bex and colleagues have reached a new understanding of why our peripheral vision is poor. The discovery could lead to treatments for eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration.
Professor Joseph Ayers weighs in with the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies on his research and thoughts on the future of this growing field.