Northeastern senior co-captain Chloe Laverack has been named the CAA Scholar Athlete of the Year for women’s rowing, the league announced on Monday, June 22, 2015. The conference honors one Scholar-Athlete in each of its 21 championship sports. Nominees for the award must be a starter or important reserve on their team and must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25. The winners were selected by a vote of the media relations directors at each CAA institution.
Professor Penny Beuning’s tireless work in this area of chemistry has earned her the Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Chemical Toxicology.
Prof. George O’Doherty and the Organic Super Group will be hosting a special speaker, Dr. Justin Ragains from LSU.
Prof. George O’Doherty and the Organic Super Group will be hosting a special speaker, Dr. Jianglong Zhu from the University of Toledo.
Students in Northeastern’s chapter of the American Chemical Society hand out free flowers and herb in honor of Earth Day.
Five NU elite undergraduate scholars presented on their research on Tuesday, April 14th at the annual Matz Co-op Spring Research Symposium.
Shores Salter ’15, a senior chemistry major, won the inaugural Shores C. Salter Award for Outstanding Citizenship at the annual Student Life Awards ceremony on April 16th. Salter saved the life of Boston Marathon bombing victim Roseann Sdoia who lost a leg in the attack.
Dr. Jim Vath, co-founder and current head of research and development for Zafgen, Inc. presented the third lecture in the Barnett Institute/Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology’s entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship seminar on March 18th.
The 16th Annual Francine and Michael Saferstein Memorial Lectures in Forensic Science was held on March 25th and 26th, and feautured Dr. Jeff Salyards.
Dr. Adam Hall was chosen in the areas of fires/explosions as 1 of 20 participants in the NIST’s push to set guidelines for the study of forensic evidence.