Student Club Spotlight: Community Palette

Looking for a creative way to give back?  Community Palette is a new club on campus that aims to serve individuals in underprivileged, clinical, and community settings in Boston through creative and visual arts initiatives. To learn more about this organization, I interviewed the founder and president, Seher Abbasi.  Can you tell me a bit […]
February 20, 2024

A research internship at a global pharmaceutical changed this former college basketball player’s career

In 2022, Sade Iriah was pursuing a doctorate in neuroscience at Northeastern University when she seized the opportunity to embed herself in industry research at Takeda Pharmaceutical, a Japanese multinational biopharmaceutical company. Iriah worked with the imaging team at Takeda and says the experience was “amazing.” “They really allowed me to be involved with the […]
January 03, 2024

How Northeastern student-athletes become champions on field and in classroom

They averaged a 3.411 GPA this past spring while also boosting the university to a No. 11 national ranking for athletic success. “I think people may not realize the demands that are on our student-athletes and how hard they work at both of their crafts,” says Jim Madigan, Northeastern’s athletic director.
August 11, 2023

Narrative | The Science of Movement

Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad is studying ballet dancers to understand how to help people regain their balance in old age. Her findings could help us improve our mobility, design better robots, and discover how to more effectively treat stroke patients.
February 22, 2023

Video games might be better for balance rehab than conventional physical therapy

Don’t throw away that Wii Fit Balance Board––it might be more valuable than you think. New research from a team at Northeastern University found that active video games––like Wii Fit and Dance Dance Revolution––are more effective for improving balance than conventional forms of physical therapy.
February 06, 2023

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