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Alumni Profile: Emily Batt, BS in Physics

Emily Batt graduated Northeastern's College of Science in 2012 with a degree in physics. Following college, Emily worked for Fikst, an engineering consultancy, and then KAYAK, as a product manager. She then returned to school, as a member of the new MS/MBA program at Harvard University. This summer, she will be interning for Google, joining the product management team in the Bay Area.
From a cub to adulthood, this tame male cheetah was hand raised on the Na/a'ankuse Sanctuary. Pictured here, researchers were helping to assist with the FIT (Footprint Identification Technology) project. Photo courtesy of Julie Dobkins.

Lions, and Cheetahs, and Co-ops (Oh My!)

Some students go for the practical co-op. Others are looking to pursue their passions. Third year biology major Julie Dobkin asks: Why choose?
Elizabeth Curtis, Biology '19, pours a pint of lager at the Boston Beer Company in Jamaica Plain. Photo by Tim Briggs
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The Science (and Co-ops) Behind Boston Beer

An exploration of Boston Beer Company's R&D Brewery, through the eyes of three College of Science co-ops. 
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These bacteria may be the key to treating clinical depression

Scientists estimate that we share our bodies with 38 trillion organisms that play an integral part in keeping us healthy and making us who we are. They crawl across our skin, cling to our intestines, and generally call our bodies home. Now, a study led by researchers at Northeastern shows that there is a potential link between the bacteria that live in our gut and clinical depression.

Three seniors receive prestigious honors

Three Northeastern seniors have received prestigious scholarships or fellowships that will support their graduate studies and advance their professional careers, in the fields of women’s health, bioengineering, and diplomacy.
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Sometimes you have to jump out of a bus to make it to the Forbes “30 under 30” party

Among the five Northeastern graduates recognized by Forbes as notable entrepreneurs were Kyle Kornack and David Cooch, who co-founded a nonprofit that enables drivers to offset their carbon emissions by making donations to environmental causes at the gas pump.