Marine and Environmental Sciences

Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby talks sustainability at Northeastern University

Mark Mykleby

Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby titled his lecture, “Sustainability: A 21st Century American Grand Strategy.”

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Deep water data

Justin Ries

Urban coastal sus­tain­ability becomes an ever more pressing con­cern as more than half of the world’s pop­u­la­tion flocks to its shores—the places where cities thrive.

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Where to Go and What to Know about Social Media and the Web

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Learn how social media users at any level can leverage the latest new media tools to communicate with the world; research topics of interest; build relationships and be more efficient while doing so.

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Social Success: A Discussion of the Dos and Don’ts of Social Media

photo by Jason Howie

You’ve been using social media for years to keep up with your friends, but what about networking and trying to get a job?

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Snails have a thing for sexy stems

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In the marsh­lands of the south­east United States, the peri­winkle snail is among the most abun­dant grazing species.

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#WelcometoCOS – Facts & Figures for the College of Science

Spring Campus

In a special #sciencechat we look at some of the facts and figures of the College of Science at Northeastern University.

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Social robots see smell

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For more than four decades, biology professor Josephy Ayers has been working to develop robots that do not rely on algo­rithms or external con­trollers.

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Four weeks until school starts

Spring Campus

Nick Polanchik, a rising second year biology major and math minor, was an Orientation Leader over the summer. On Wednesday, August 7, during #sciencechat, he answered questions about what students can expect when they arrive on campus in just a few weeks.

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Rare biorepository finds new home at Marine Science Center

Marine Science Center

Northeastern’s University’s Marine Sci­ence Center will soon house a tissue col­lec­tion from the world’s most rare, strange, and remark­able ocean crea­tures.

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Did You Know… A #sciencechat of fun facts

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During #sciencechat on July 17 the @NortheasternCOS account tweeted several fun science facts.

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