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Meet our new COS Faculty: Jose Perea

This August, Jose Perea joined the Mathematics department at the College of Science with a joint appointment at Khoury College of Computer Sciences. After receiving his PhD at Stanford University, Perea completed his post-doctoral studies at Duke University. His research focuses on topological data analysis, and he hopes to start his own lab at Northeastern […]
September 30, 2021

Linguistics program releases their latest series of outstanding undergraduate research.

The Linguistics Program in the College of Science is proud to announce the publication of the latest in their series of undergraduate working papers.  The sixth volume of the Northeastern University Working Papers in Linguistics is now online, and showcases three outstanding pieces of language-related research. These papers furthermore highlight the ingenuity of our student […]
September 29, 2021

‘Take breaks, but don’t disengage’; the perils of ‘doomscrolling’ when the world is on fire

For anyone who is even moderately active on social media in 2021, confronting world chaos is part of the daily routine—so much so that we’ve coined phrases to help capture the feeling of being in the digital midst of so much catastrophe: “doomscrolling.” Whether it’s climate change and the accelerating natural disasters brought on by […]
September 22, 2021

Meet our new COS Faculty: Jorge Morales

This fall, Jorge Morales, PhD, joins the psychology department at the College of Science as an assistant professor. He will also hold a secondary appointment in the Department of Philosophy at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Morales is currently completing post-doc work at Johns Hopkins University and starting his interdisciplinary lab at Northeastern. […]
September 13, 2021

Northeastern doctoral students graduate amid Covid-19 and ‘unprecedented’ political polarization.

Doctoral candidates completed their graduate studies during a period of unprecedented disruption and political polarization—a fact that was front and center during Thursday’s hooding ceremony. The graduation ceremonies inside Matthews Arena began with doctoral candidates processing side-by-side into the arena wearing the customary academic garb. They were members of the classes of 2019, 2020, and […]
September 13, 2021

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