People tend to be skeptical of environmental science and political science combined major Anderson Page’s house, a 144-square-foot unit built this spring as part of his senior thesis project. “There’s a look in people’s eyes and a kind of smirk, because the whole thing almost sounds like a joke—a tiny house on a trailer,” Page [...]
Northeastern University has continued to be at the front line of global leadership by providing students with international experiential learning experience. Over the past five years students have been supporting this theme by traveling to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Since the University received observer status in 2007, students have been [...]
The Huntington News published a Q&A with Jessica Feldish, Environmental Studies major and Executive Director of The Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT). To read the full article, please visit this link.
Intro to Marine Mammals will be held at Wellesley College in Rm 264, Science Center from 5:10-8:10 pm Thurs evenings Sept 6 – Dec 6 2012. Water Resources will be held at Pine Manor College Weds. evenings 6-9 in the science building in room LTTDS2. Park in the faculty parking lot
Congrats to our graduates of 2012. We were able to get a lovely spring campus photo of staff, faculty and a few of our EES seniors. Best of luck to everyone with jobs, grad school, and of course making this world a better place because you are all so awesome. The senior luncheon last week [...]
The Office of Student Affairs presented the annual class of Northeastern University’s “100 Most Influential Seniors.” Student who have been selected to this esteemed list exhibit the following qualities: Personal Commitment to enhancing student life; Self-Motivation to make the Northeastern experience the best it can be; Ability to influence peers and campus as a whole [...]
Jessica Feldish from Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Justin Roberts from Chemistry are winners of the 2012 Muckenhoupt Award. The award is for students who, “will use their training in science to benefit the environment of the earth and the life upon it.” Both Jess and Justin have exemplary records in areas of environmental sciences [...]
The Professional Science Masters Program (PSM) in Marine Biology provides the advanced skill set needed to pursue an entry–to mid-level career in marine research, or can serve as a springboard into the nation’s top Ph.D. programs in marine biology. This 15-month full-time program is offered in conjunction with Northeastern University’s Three Seas Program. In addition [...]
In this blog, you’ll hear from a team of five talented graduate students who are currently studying at the Marine Science Center. You’ll not only read about some of the exciting research they are involved in, but also find out about a little bit about their other interests along the way. To see the blog, [...]
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The College of Science is happy to announce the merging of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Marine Science Center (MSC). Northeastern University’s Board of Trustees recently approved the move – making the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences the new home department for MSC and related faculty members. (Marine Science and [...]
Starting this fall, Northeastern University will be offering students a Marine Biology major through the College of Science. Northeastern University maintains the only major, year-round marine laboratory in the Greater Boston area. Its extensive rocky shoreline, flowing seawater system and central location within the Gulf of Maine all combine to provide outstanding resources for hands-on [...]
As part of the Three Seas program at Northeastern University, student Stephanie June partook in a diving expedition to examine coral reefs off the coast of Panama. But her fondest memory of the underwater excursion had nothing to do with exploring the so-called “rainforests of the sea.” That’s because midway through her deep-water dive, she [...]
The Marine Consortium Courses for Spring 2012 have been announced! The Marine Studies Consortium teaches evening undergraduate courses in marine/aquatic sciences and environmental management. The Consortium is an association of Massachusetts higher education and research institutions whose mission is to increase understanding of coastal and marine ecosystems, and to promote policies that protect aquatic resources. [...]
Applications for the Muckenhaupt Award are now being accepted! The award is for a student who, “will use their training in science to benefit the environment of the earth and the life upon it.” Undergraduate and Graduate students majoring in the sciences or math will be eligible. Please click the link below for more information. [...]
On co-op with an environmental consulting firm in Vancouver, Canada, called ESSA Technologies, Northeastern University senior Emily Snead tested remote-sensing tools that will be used to pinpoint the impact of climate change on forest life. The experiential learning opportunity has convinced Snead to pursue a master’s degree in remote sensing. The technology allows researchers to [...]
Earth and Environmental Sciences would like to congratulate the following students: -Liam Holland (B.A. in Environmental Studies and Political Science) -Yanina Kupava (B.S. in Environmental Science) -Kelsey Boss (B.A. in Environmental Studies and International Affairs) The Condit Award was established in 1940 through the generosity of Sears B. Condit. The award is presented annually to [...]
EES would like to congratulate Monika LaPlante, an Environmental Science student currently in Panama with the Three Seas Program, on her film being accepted at the 2nd Annual Beneath the Waves Film Festival! The film is titled “How to Make a Marine Biologist.” The film will be shown at the festival on Friday, March 18th [...]
Grace Hutton, an Environmental Science major and a Marine Studies minor, spent her co-op working for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Seattle. For two months she studied skate egg cases, then spent one month on a 135-foot commercial fishing trawler (the Vesteraalen) – surveying groundfish in the Bering Sea. According to Grace, [...]
Newman Award Alexis Sabine-Mathosian (2008) Kate Allstadt (2007) Muckenhoupt Award Teressa Bryant (2013) Mary Corrado (2013) Jessica Feldish (2012) Justin Roberts (2012) Monika LaPlante (2011) Dylan Johnstone (2011) Alyssa Pandolfi (2010) Mollie Stone (2009) Thomas Mountain (2008) To find out more about the Muckenhoupt award, please come to 14 Holmes Hall or visit the website.
Earth and Environmental Sciences would like to congratulate Kelsey Baack, an Environmental Studies student, for receiving a three month EPA fellowship! She will be working in the Office of Air Quality Planning Standards in the New Source Review Group. She is personally working on a rule that will allow elements of the Clean Air Act [...]
Earth and Environmental Sciences would like to congratulate Alyssa Pandolfi, an Environmental Science student, on winning the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) essay competition for her essay titled “Sustainability: Sacrifice or Reality?”