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UConn’s McNair Scholars visit Northeastern

UConn’s McNair Scholars visit Northeastern

Several University of Connecticut students visited Northeastern as part of their preparation to apply to PhD programs. The group of McNair Scholars had the opportunity to meet with College of Science and Bouvé College of Health Sciences faculty to talk about their focus and research topics. The McNair Scholars Program is a national initiative funded … Continued

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What the future of gaming might look like

What the future of gaming might look like

On Wednesday nights, a few dozen Northeastern students convene in 346 Curry Student Center to hang out and play video games like “Mario Kart” and “Super Smash Bros. Melee.” They’re members of Northeastern Entertainment System, the university’s video game club, and they’re part of a growing trend that’s seen video games become a ubiquitous part … Continued

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Northeastern math professors bridge the gap for high school calculus programs

Northeastern math professors bridge the gap for high school calculus programs

In 1994, Northeastern math professor Robert Case was concerned with the lack of advanced math courses in the BPS, primarily composed of underrepresented minorities, including African American and Hispanic students. Not only were there not many of these advanced courses, there were also many students with gaps in their math education, preventing them from reaching calculus by … Continued

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