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New $4.4M National Science Foundation grant supports minorities in fast-track biotechnology program

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will announce Tuesday that a program developed by Northeastern and Middlesex Community College to offer students a fast track to earning associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in biotechnology and preparing for careers in life sciences has received a $4.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund scholarships that support low-income and underrepresented minorities.
An REU student working in the lab

Biology REU Program in its third year of continuing success 

Northeastern's Biology REU program fosters a wide variety of biological research, with diverse participants from around the globe and of many different backgrounds. In its third year, the program has become very competitive, selecting up to 10 participants from over 400 applications each summer.

Goldwater scholars share passion for research, scientific discovery

Hannah Tam and Benjamin Moran have seized myriad opportunities to engage in undergraduate research at Northeastern, both on campus and on co-op. Now they share the distinction of receiving the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
Patrick Glover speaks during NU Talks 2017.

Students wow audience with research ranging from organ regeneration to quantum solar energy

NU Talk 2017 brought together several student researchers from across the scientific disciplines in a series of presentations representing the vast scope of research underway in labs on campus and on co-ops around the world. The event “aimed to paint a picture of the future and divine our role in that future,” said Alexander Farahani, S’18.