Environmental and Temporal Scales Affect Biological Predictions

Professor Brian Helmuth, in collaboration with several scientists, tested how a Mediterranean mussel responds to environmental change.

Left to right: Greg Allan, E’16, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Theo Bowe, S’16, have been selected to receive the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Photo by Brooks Canaday.

Three Northeastern students named Goldwater Scholars

Three North­eastern Uni­ver­sity students—Theo Bowe, S’16, Tushar Swamy, E’15, and Greg Allan, E’16—have been selected to receive the pres­ti­gious Barry M. Gold­water Scholarship.

At a recent conference at Northeastern’s School of Law, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Carol Browner said history and nature can help guide cities in finding interdisciplinary solutions to challenges in urban sustainability. Photo by David Leifer.

The law’s role in supporting sustainable cities

Browner deliv­ered the keynote address last month at a con­fer­ence titled Lawyering for the Sus­tain­able City.

Producer Rob Diaz de Villegas films assistant professor Randall Hughes doing research in the salt marshes of Apalachicola Bay in Florida. Photo by Rebecca Wilkerson.

The oyster doctors hit the silver screen

A documentary film about the work of Assistant Professors Randall Hughes and David Kimbro has been released by a public broadcasting station in Florida.


Students attend LSPA meeting

On March 13, several students had the opportunity to network with senior environmental professionals at the LSPA meeting.


2014 Muckenhoupt Scholarship Winners

We are pleased to announce our 2014 Muckenhoupt Award winners, Martha Bock and Mara Scallon!


The heat of the matter: Population dynamics in marine snails

The North Atlantic coastline has been shaped and reshaped by various glaciations over the past 5.5 million years.


Immunity on the reef: Staghorn coral, its symbionts, and white band disease

The world’s well-known coral reefs are suffering tremendously from disease.

Gage installation, River Meadow Brook, Chelmsford, MA

Michelle O’Donnell presents at Co-op Expo

Michelle O’Donnell, an Environmental Science major, designed a poster to reflect her accomplishments and learning experiences during her work (co-op) semester last year.

Where Go the Oysters Go the Parasites

Ever wonder how a parasite finds its host in the ocean or why some hosts have more parasites than others?

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