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MSC faculty weighs in on “What Lights Their Fire”

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Professor Mark Patterson recently discussed his career passions at the College of Science’s first-ever “What Lights Their Fire” event.

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MSC partners with the Nahant Education Foundation and Johnson School

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The MSC is delighted to announce a new partnership between its Outreach Program, the Nahant Education Foundation, and the Johnson School.

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MSC Open House in pictures

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The MSC enjoyed its Annual Open House on Saturday, October 4th. Faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and community partners came out to make the MSC shine.

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Three Seas and MS Marine Biology program approved for expansion

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The MSC’s signature Three Seas Program has been approved for expansion, increasing the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to participate.

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Lobsterwoman-​​turned-​​marine-​​biologist fishes for answers

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Marissa McMahan, a graduate student in the Grabowski Lab at the MSC, recently won a Graduate Women in Science Fellowship to study the ecology of black sea bass in the Gulf of Maine.

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Northeastern seeks federal support for urban coastal sustainability research

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An article on the cover of today’s Globe features the Marine Science Center, and focuses on how Northeastern is working to poise itself in the forefront of urban coastal sustainability research.

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Climate change and the ecology of fear

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Animals balance the fear of being eaten with the need to feed, and these decisions affect the whole ecosystem. Professor Geoff Trussell suggests this effect will be even more pronounced in a changing climate.

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Researchers soak up data from Mission 31

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As part of a month-long underwater research mission, graduate student Allison Matzelle will lead a project studying the flow of energy through one of the oldest organisms in the world—the giant barrel sponge.

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Two from the MSC win NSF Graduate Student Fellowships

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MSC doctoral students Allison Matzelle and Tanya Rogers have been named 2014 graduate research fellows by the National Science Foundation.

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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

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U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and John Tierney recently got up close and personal with one of the blue lobsters during a tour of the Marine Science Center, where they stopped by to learn about the Center’s growth and work.

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