Virtual Welcome Day

The College of Science would like to invite you to take part in a “virtual welcome day” Saturday, February 16, 2013. The event kicks off at 12 p.m., and will continue throughout the day, highlighting each of our programs. The

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Winter Storm 2013

The university cancelled classes Friday and is closed both Friday and Saturday. In addition, the Welcome Day for admitted students that was scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled.


Meet the College of Science Twitter Ambassadors

In the inaugural #sciencechat hosted by @NortheasternCOS, we got to meet Dan Blustein, Emily Blackwell, and Joey Ostreicher, the college’s newly named Twitter ambassadors.

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Seminal conference to explore urban coastal sustainability

The majority of the world’s cities lie on a shore­line, and by 2020, two-​​thirds of all Amer­i­cans are expected to reside in coastal cities.

Life Science Research Partnership Targets New Breakthroughs

North­eastern University’s Bar­nett Insti­tute of Chem­ical and Bio­log­ical Analysis for­mally announced a tech­nology alliance part­ner­ship with Thermo Fisher Sci­en­tific, a multibillion-​​dollar ana­lyt­ical instru­men­ta­tion and product com­pany, based in San Jose, Calif., with cor­po­rate offices in Waltham, MA.

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Battery Experts Power Up and Talk About Plane Problems

Lithium-ion battery experts, and Northeastern University faculty members, Sanjeev Mukerjee and K.M. Abraham weigh in on recent problems with the batteries on Boeing 787s.

Iris Berent

RELEASE: Prof. Berent’s Book Gives Phonology the Respect it Deserves

All languages—spoken or signed—are comprised of patterns of meaningless elements.

Humic Conference

Getting Their Hands Dirty Leads To Some Green

Northeastern professors Dr. Geoffrey Davies and Dr. Elham Ghabbour worked side-by-side on humic substances isolation, cross comparison, structures, properties, and uses – research that has led to a recent $50,000 grant from the VK Rasmussen Foundation.

John Coley

Prioritizing and Discarding Information

Do you think like a chemist? Do you sometimes discard information without even knowing it?


A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words

Sometimes it’s easier to just see something rather than have someone try to explain it.

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