How to follow through on learning a new skill in the new year

Whether it’s learning to speak a new lan­guage or play a new instru­ment, Susan Ambrose, Northeastern’s senior vice provost for under­grad­uate edu­ca­tion and expe­ri­en­tial learning, sug­gests a step-​​by-​​step approach for broad­ening your horizons.

Researchers launch a new model of healthcare that links nursing and dentistry

Asso­ciate pro­fessor Maria Dolce, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Har­vard School of Dental Med­i­cine, is bringing nursing and dental stu­dents together to put into prac­tice the role that oral health plays in overall health.

Energy co-​​ops power student’s passion for the industry

Here’s a look at how North­eastern senior Nicholas Dowmon’s three co-​​ops in the energy sector—including an inter­na­tional co-​​op in Brazil—“became increas­ingly more inter­esting, more chal­lenging, and more impactful.”

Day in the life: Co-​​op at Ocean Spray

Christina Fer­rara, E’16, is cur­rently on co-​​op at Ocean Spray. From working to increase plant effi­ciency to taste tests in the lab, Fer­rara has learned what life is like working for one of the largest grower-​​owned coop­er­a­tives in the world.

Northeastern alumna, a pioneering neuroscientist, named MacArthur Fellow

Beth Stevens, BPH’93, dis­cov­ered a key func­tion of microglia, a lesser-​​known type of brain cell, that is prompting a shift in thinking about brain devel­op­ment in healthy states as well as in neu­ro­log­ical dis­or­ders like Alzheimer’s disease.