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Fulbright recipient will dig dirt in documentary about soil pollution in Moldova

Avital Brodski will spend nine months traveling around Moldova, filming and interviewing government officials and civilians about the consequences of unsustainable Soviet farming policies; her work is made possible by the Fulbright grant she received.
April 27, 2022
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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

Could AI help imperiled marine species survive climate change?

Changing ocean conditions could drive marine species to extinction if they can’t adapt or move to more hospitable waters. Researchers say they could help—if they can accurately predict which species will survive best, and where. Northeastern’s Katie Lotterhos is working to determine whether a machine-learning algorithm could make those predictions accurately.
April 20, 2022