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Nathan Sorenson, a PSM Biotechnology candidate

PSM Biotechnology Profile: Nathan Sorenson

Nathan Sorenson, an MS candidate in Biotechnology, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to study at Northeastern University.

Researchers’ Discovery Could Aid in Detecting Nuclear Threats

National security: The phrase resonates like a drumbeat these days. Just one example: In its 2017 Budget-in-Brief, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security lists among its priorities allocating $103.9 million for radiological and nuclear detection equipment “to keep U.S. ports of entry safe and secure by detecting and interdicting illicit radioactive or nuclear materials.” A […]

The Syntax of Justice Conference

Professor Janet Randall helped to organize The Syntax of Justice Conference that took place last month on March 30 and 31. The conference focused on the relationship between language and the law. One of our students, Gabrielle Leavitt, wrote about her experience attending the conference and what she learned there. On March 31st, Northeastern University […]

Former student publishes paper and realizes love for scientific research

Congratulations to Melanie Arenson, B.S. in Psychology 2015, who recently published a paper in Cognitive Science entitled, “Anthropocentric by Default? Attribution of Familiar and Novel Properties to Living Things.” Arenson is currently working at the University of California San Francisco, and the San Francisco VA Medical Center on projects studying PTSD and cardiovascular health and […]