Members of the third graduating class of Torch Scholars shared their life-changing experiences at Northeastern and received advice from mentors and administrators at a luncheon on Thursday afternoon.
During its 40-year history, the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis has pioneered breakthroughs in biotechnology, forensic science, and advanced materials study. Last week, its accomplishments were honored at a daylong conference on campus.
At its 111th commencement exercises in May, the university will present honorary degrees to an accomplished group of influential leaders, as well as one that recognizes all of the first responders and law enforcement who acted with extraordinary courage, compassion, and resolve following the tragic Boston Marathon bombings.
The fourth event in Northeastern’s yearlong educational series on civic sustainability last Wednesday focused on suspect motivation, the importance of resilience, and the role of social media.
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Barbara Waszczak and graduate student Brendan Harmon devised an intranasal gene therapy that targets the underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease, not just its symptoms.
The leaders of the Northeastern Biochemistry club attribute its success to strong friendships and a deep interest in the field.
Outstanding Northeastern juniors and seniors were recognized last Thursday for their extraordinary achievements in academics and athletics.
The Bouvé College of Health Sciences supports a collaborative approach to healthcare and research, as demonstrated at the 6th annual Interprofessional Research Symposium last week.
Northeastern’s Black Engineering Student Society provides a
host of opportunities for students to build scholarship, and
members shined recently at a regional competition.
At the Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration, Bernard A. Stotsky Professor Laurel Leff explained that American universities had one of the few lifelines to extend to refugees fleeing Europe to escape Nazi persecutions, but they didn’t do enough.
Hundreds of students participate in Northeastern’s chapter of Circle K International, a collegiate organization that promotes service and leadership.
“Barriers to information and the prospect of a harsher sentence can lead the innocent to plead guilty,” according to law professor Daniel Medwed, who delivered the 49th annual Robert D. Klein Lecture.