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Welcome Day Presentation For Murray Gibson

Learn about Northeastern University's College of Science.
by Lori Lennon on 4 September 2013

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Transcript of Welcome Day Presentation For Murray Gibson

The Northeastern Experience
Dean J. Murray Gibson
(That's me!)
African Sleeping Sickness
Diseases that kill the poorest populations of the world.
The College of Science providing the ingredients for success...
Outstanding
Faculty

Meet Prof. Mike Pollastri
Of the nearly $70 billion spent on research globally, only 10 percent is spent on diseases that contribute to 90 percent of the world’s disease burden.
Meet Prof. Mike Pollastri
Of the nearly $70 billion spent on research globally, only 10 percent is spent on diseases that contribute to 90 percent of the world’s disease burden.
Guidance &
Support

Meet Prof. Mike Pollastri
Of the nearly $70 billion spent on research globally, only 10 percent is spent on diseases that contribute to 90 percent of the world’s disease burden.
Experiential
Education

Meet Prof. Mike Pollastri
Of the nearly $70 billion spent on research globally, only 10 percent is spent on diseases that contribute to 90 percent of the world’s disease burden.
Labs and
Locations

Humans are leading to the deterioration of the world's oceans and sea life.
Meet Prof. Geoff Trussell
Ideal Location
Three Seas
Marine Biology Major
"Once Marine Biology was developed as its own major, I switched right away."
Meet Christine Prince
Friday Harbor Labs
Nahant
Panama
The MSC is located 20 minutes from Boston!
4th Year Chemistry Major
Meet Victoria Ronga
"My co-op opened my eyes to so many other things you can do with chemistry."
Co-op: University of Crete, Greece
Three Seas Participant
Meet Sonia Ahrabi-Nejad
"I have been interested in marine sciences my whole life, and this program was the perfect opportunity to work as a marine scientist and determine what area of research I liked the most."
The Sun:
An Untapped Resource
-Nature
Urban Coastal
Sustainability
Neglected
Diseases
Materials by
Design
Affective
Science
Helping you choose the right courses.
Advisors
"But I want to be a doctor..."
Pre-Health advising is available across all majors.
More than half the world's
population lives by the coast.
Mumbai, India
Live among students who share your interests.
Living and Learning Centers
Building a Sustainable World
Green Living
The US consumes more than 20 percent of the world's total energy...
But we represent less than 5 percent of the world's population.
Each day, the sun provides enough energy to power the human race for an entire year.
Meet Prof. Latika Menon
Physics
NUCRET
Northeastern's Center for Renewable Engergy Technology
Received $8M to conduct research on powering the next generation of electronic cars and consumer products.
Mathew Chamberlain
Learning about the Earth
He studied the East African Rift with WHOI.
Co-op Advisors
Helping you through the
co-op process
What is emotion?
How do we form feelings, perceptions
and ideas about people?
Meet Prof. Lisa Feldman Barrett
Psychology professor, expert on emotion
Co-director of the Affective Science Institute
ASI is a collaboration between researchers who study emotion and related fields in the New England area.
Part of the Behavioral Neuroscience program
Meet the Alhomaizi sisters
SPEAK: Raising awareness about mental illness in Kuwait.
Innovative idea leads to co-op offer at Mass. General Hospital.
Tutoring and Peer Support
Help students reach
academic goals.
The Universe...
Geometry is not just the study of shapes...
...but a look into the heart of the universe.
Meet Prof. Alina Marian
Professor of Mathematics
BOSTON
A hub of learning and innovation.
CERN
Adam Roe studies at CERN
NUScience
Kristina Deak
NUScience president and founder
We are all connected...
How can we predict social networks?
How can networks track the spread of viruses?
Meet Prof. Alessandro Vespignani
The "weatherman" of network science.
He can predict flu outbreaks (seriously).
Guiding students to a career in science.
PRISM
NU Global Co-op
Work with several international programs helping students around the world.
Chowpatty Beach
Meet Prof. Dagmar Sternad
The largest BNS program in the county.
CLUBS
The Center for Complex
Network Research
Director of the Marine Science Center
Home to the Marine Science Center
Bocas del Toro
Washington State
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The answer is 42, but what's the question?
Alaa
Dalal
Learning about the Earth
He studied the East African Rift with WHOI.
Mathew Chamberlain
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