Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology
Celebrating College of Science Faculty and Staff Excellence
The College of Science Awards was celebrated on April 27, 2023. Faculty and Staff were recognized for their dedication to the growth and overall success of the college.
May 11, 2023
Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology
Announcing the 2024 TIER 1 Award Recipients
Twenty-nine interdisciplinary teams—ten include College of Science faculty members—have been selected to receive 2024 TIER 1 Awards, three of which are Mentored Awards. The TIER 1 Seed Grant/Proof of Concept Awards Program is supported by the colleges and the Senior Vice Provost for Research. This competitive program encourages individual faculty members to form multidisciplinary teams […]
May 11, 2023
Northeastern creates 135 summer jobs for high school students
Northeastern University is creating 135 summer jobs for students of high school age in Boston and Oakland, California, as part of a larger move to increase working and learning opportunities that were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 06, 2023
Northeastern student wins Mitchell Scholarship
Growing up, Vivek Kanpa never wanted to be a computer scientist like his parents. They would try to teach him how programming works by showing him the “Hello, World!” program or Java language.
January 24, 2023
Northeastern students prepare for Saturday’s Putnam math competition
About a dozen Northeastern students plan to compete in the grueling Putnam math competition this Saturday. Mathematics professor Evan Dummit, who helps run Wednesday practices for the competition, is optimistic about the Northeastern team’s performance.
December 01, 2022
Cracking the code to Native American language revitalization
The U.S. Military picked the Navajo language for a World War II secret code because the language was dying. Incidentally, the code jumpstarted the efforts to keep the language alive. Northeastern linguistics professor Adam Cooper explains how this revitalization process works.
November 29, 2022
The Mathematical Patterns Hidden in Northeastern’s Arboretum
The Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio are present everywhere in nature, including in the Northeastern University Arboretum. Northeastern mathematics professor Evan Dummit explains how the phenomenon is more than a coincidence.
November 23, 2022
Northeastern’s ‘Bridge’ helps Boston public school students traverse calculus chasm
In 1994, Northeastern mathematics professor Robert Case started Bridge to Calculus. This summer program offers students who might not have access to AP math curricula a free summer program at Northeastern.
August 12, 2022
Northeastern entrepreneurs make fashion statement by connecting unique designer brands with consumers
Northeastern students Lukas Dudzik and Alder Whiteford discuss their online fashion platform Sewn Boutique and how it strives to “break down these walls and bridge the gap between small fashion and consumers.”
July 27, 2022
Math students achieve excellence at 2021 Putnam Competition
In December of 2021, ten Northeastern students competed at the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, a university-level mathematics competition held annually on campuses across the US and Canada.
June 10, 2022
Advancing Women in Science 2022 Scholars
Congratulations to the five undergraduate students who have been named 2022 Advancing Women in Science Scholars!
June 02, 2022
Celebrating our COS 2023 TIER1 Awardees
11 are faculty members of the College of Science are 2023 TIER1 Awardees. The TIER 1 Seed Grant/Proof of Concept Program awards are supported by the colleges and the Senior Vice Provost for Research.
April 28, 2022
College of Science recognizes inaugural Excellence in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice Faculty Awards
Congratulations to the inaugural awardees of the COS Excellence in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice Faculty Award: Dr. Jennifer Bowen, Associate Professor, Marine and Environmental Sciences; Dr. Wendy Smith, Professor, Biology; and Dr. Xuwen Zhu, Assistant Professor, Math. These faculty have shown their deep commitment to fostering equity and inclusion in the College of Science and beyond.
April 26, 2022
Q&A with Jenny Li, MS in Applied Mathematics
Jenny Li is currently enrolled in the Applied Mathematics master's program and will be graduating May 2022. Read to learn more about her experience in the program!
April 20, 2022
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