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Northeastern’s Brain Awareness Week underscores need to “make world a healthier, more informed place”

Learn about the future of brain sensors, new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, and more during Brain Awareness Week, hosted by the Northeastern NEURONS student organization.
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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."

Co-op in Puerto Rico expands student’s interest in environmental health

Earlier this year, behavioral neuroscience major Alejandro Rovira returned home to his native Puerto Rico for a transformative co-op experience. He performed extensive hands-on research to understand environmental health factors that affect pregnant women and their infants after birth. The co-op reinforced his desire to pursue a career in the medical field.
Rebecca Shansky presenting at the neuroscience talk.

Speed Science Talks Series: Building Bridges in Neuroscience

Last week, the College of Science hosted its second Speed Science Talks, this year with the theme of neuroscience. Eleven presentations were delivered from a variety of faculty members in many departments in the College of Science with the goal of sharing their research interests and forming connections and collaborations among the many fields of neuroscience across campus.   
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Two College of Science students receive nominations for prestigious fellowships

Congratulations to our two College of Science seniors, who have recently been nominated for the prestigious Rhodes and Knight-Hennessy Scholarships! Lola Akingbade (Behavioral Neuroscience) and Amina Ly (Environmental Science) have had busy and fulfilling careers at Northeastern, and their passions here in science and in policy have helped them get where they are today.