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Biology professor receives 2018 University Excellence in Teaching Award

James Monaghan had just started teaching a class, when the Provost came in and presented him Northeastern University's University Excellence in Teaching Award. "I had no idea it was coming," said Monaghan. "It's the coolest thing that they actually came into class!"
Professor James Monaghan laughing with male and female student in lab
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Here’s what makes a great teacher

The passion that drives James Monaghan is tissue regeneration; for Denise Garcia, it’s international diplomacy. While their disciplines couldn’t be more different, what earned them the 2018 University Excellence in Teaching Award is what they have in common—a passion for students on both the academic and human level.
a man holding a medal flanked by two women on his right and a man on his left
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Forensic scientist remembered for his contributions to the field

Dr. Richard Saferstein was a member of the Northeastern community for many years. Last month, the Barnett Institute honored his memory with a newly created award.
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Neuropsychologists and Criminal Minds fans alike join in excitement over launch of new forensics club

"This club is for anyone in biology, psychology, behavioral neuroscience, criminal justice, or any major if you're interested in aspects of forensic science and other parts of criminology that aren't offered at Northeastern," said Talemal. "And it's also for people who are just interested in watching and talking about some great criminal television."