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Katie Hoemann, a PhD student in Lisa Feldman Barrett's lab, was recently awarded Marie Curie Fellowship to support her work in linguistics and psychology. She's currently studying at the cross-section of culture and language, which includes research on individual and cultural differences in the emotional experience of Dutch vs. English, as well as "open-vocabulary" approaches to natural language processing.

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Northeastern neuroscientist joins Dalai Lama to explore spirituality and science

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Stress and fear have far-reaching effects that start in the brain and permeate an individual’s life in lasting ways. Together with the Dalai Lama and other experts, Northeastern neuroscientist Rebecca Shansky is confronting trauma head-on in an effort to help communities in Africa heal from conflict.

Microbial behavior reveals effects of climate change, urbanization on salt marshes

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Salt marshes play a key role reducing the effects of urbanization and climate change. These marshes absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and the microbes in the marsh break the carbon down. That’s why researchers, like Northeastern University’s Jennifer Bowen, are working to find out how these vital ecosystems tick.

Meet the graduates: Theo Bowe

"I would say that my biggest achieve­ment at North­eastern was man­aging to bal­ance all of the demands on my time needed to meet the aca­d­emic and extracur­ric­ular goals I set for myself, while still man­aging to explore inter­ests unre­lated to these goals and to have fun."

Biochemistry Club is Recognized for Outstanding Activity

Our Undergraduate Biochemistry Club was honored nationally and on campus. The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) designated the The Northeastern Chapter of the Biochemistry Club as the 2016 Outstanding Chapter. The University has also awarded the group with a 2016 Phoenix Award. Congratulations to our students for this recognition of their enthusiasm […]