He cultivates the campus’s ‘urban forest’ with an eye on the future.

It is a sticky, tropical day in August, making the Boston campus feel like an open-air blast furnace. Good thing Northeastern has nearly 1,500 trees to absorb some of the heat, or it could feel a lot worse, says Stephen Schneider, the university’s new chief arborist. “One of the more beneficial aspects of this urban […]
August 27, 2021
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Lifestyle choices affect our brain’s capabilities throughout life — this researcher wants to know how.

Timothy Morris did not anticipate he would become an academic, but his career path led him to the position he now loves: postdoctoral researcher at Northeastern. Morris recounts his research journey, the significance of his current work, and why academia at Northeastern is his calling.
April 30, 2021
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First-of-its-kind nanosensor could help diagnosis and treatment of neurological disease

Every movement in the human body—from lifting our arms to our beating hearts—is regulated in some way by signals from our brains. Until recently, scientists often tracked and understood that brain-body communication only after the fact, sort of like listening to a voicemail as opposed to being on a call. But researchers at Northeastern have […]
April 16, 2021

They inspire women to code and teach lifelong learning skills

When Laney Strange began her career in computer science as an undergraduate student at Simmons College, a women’s college, she almost forgot she was entering into a male-dominated field. “My first four years of computer science were collaborative and not competitive,” says Strange, an associate teaching professor of computer science at Northeastern. “I never felt […]
April 08, 2021

Alum Q&A: Vance Consalvo ’15

Vance Consalvo is a Dentist in New York. Vance was a Biology Major, Class of 2015. Why did you decide to study Biology at Northeastern? Is there a specific element of the program that you enjoyed in your time here? I knew the most efficient way to hit all the necessary pre-requisites for dental school […]
February 22, 2021

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