PRISM Helping Students Choose A Career Path In Science

Corinne O’Neill – a freshman biology major – knew that Northeastern University’s PRISM program would help enhance her time here as a student, but she didn’t know how valuable it really would be until attending classes. It all started over

Deaf Cultural Ties Likened To Ethnic Group Bonds

Harlan Lane, distinguished professor of psychology, has coauthored a new book on Deaf culture asserting that sign-language users have many of the characteristics of a distinct ethnic group. “The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry” is an interdisciplinary exploration

Those Journal Articles Are Not Always Dry

By Prof. Judith Hall of the Northeastern University Psychology Department You might think articles in psychology journals are pretty deadly, and we admit they can be long and technical. But, if you read past the details, you will often find

Mysteries of Liquid Silicon: To Bond or Not to Bond

For most people, basic science explains that matter can exist in just three simple phases–solid, liquid or gas. But condensed matter physicists are shattering those notions, and a team including Northeastern University scientists is producing research to reveal more complex

Young Chemists To Participate In International Event At Northeastern

American Chemical Society (ACS) Pres. Nancy Jackson will be visiting Northeastern University next week to speak to students as part of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC). IYC2011 is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions

Professor Profile: The DNA Stretcher

DNA is in all of us. It’s what we’re made of. Every kind of science is being applied to better understand the material of life. Physicists, for example, are trying to stretch and prod DNA to see how it responds.

Drug Discovery Research Takes Professors To India

Three chemistry professors from Northeastern University are traveling to India this week to discuss their work in the field of drug discovery. International Year of Chemistry 2011 has been designated the International Year of Chemistry. To mark this exciting year

After Peru, It’s Can-Do

Shadowing doctors, dressing wounds and administering antibiotics on co-op at a public health clinic in Cusco, Peru, inspired Northeastern University student Shane Smith to consider a new challenge: medical school. “I would recommend international co-op to any student who’s not

Professor Mabrouk Named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

The College of Science at Northeastern University is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Patricia A. Mabrouk as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Professor Mabrouk is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, with a research interest

COS Introduces Communications Coordinator Lori Lennon

The College of Science is delighted to welcome Lori Lennon as our full-time Senior Writer and Communications Coordinator. For the past 5-and-a-half years, Lori worked at WBZ-TV as a Web producer. Before that, she was a TV and Web producer

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