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July 2019 in Photos

A student walks through the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. The facility received the 2018 Harleston Parker Medal, an honor that recognizes “the single most beautiful building or other structure” in Boston. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

We captured the challenges of a competitive weightlifter, learned what an odd salamander can teach us about regeneration of limbs, and and got an up-close look at the new herb gardens on the Boston campus. This and much more, all through the lenses of university photographers Matthew Modoono and Ruby Wallau.

Northeastern graduate Amie Smith sprinkles sesame seeds in the kitchen of Amie Bakery, the popular establishment she owns and runs on Cape Cod. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
A student walking through the Boston campus cools off in the rain after a wave of stifling heat and humidity. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Incoming Northeastern students play rock-paper-scissors on Snell Quad during an orientation session. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Northeastern senior Julianne Mayville, who studies business administration in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, has been competing as a bodybuilder for two years. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Student Tessa Anderson studies under the Richardson Plaza clock tower. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern graduate Anas Abou Allaban's app, Tarteel.io, follows users as they recite their prayers in Arabic, and offers corrections for any pronunciation errors. The startup company he co-founded was recently accepted into MassChallenge, a global business accelerator program for companies in their early stages. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Student Emily Pisacreta plays with Banksy, a one-year-old Australian Shepard, at Krentzman Quadrangle on July 26, 2019. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
James Halverson, an assistant professor of physics at Northeastern, is using data science to study the fundamental laws of physics that govern the universe. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Smart machines present both a challenge and an opportunity for college and universities. President Joseph E. Aoun explains how these institutions can prepare their graduates for the artificial intelligence age through experiential lifelong learning. Photo by Leigh Vogel for Northeastern University
Rebecca Shansky, an associate professor of psychology at Northeastern, is using female rats to understand how an estrogen hormone may be helping women with PTSD. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Orientation leader Julian Peña plays cornhole on Centennial Common as part of an orientation session for incoming students. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Tommaso Melodia, William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, conducts research on a 3D-printed phantom of the human kidney in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern students Eun Kyung Jeon, Jackson Griffiths, and Evan Mun analyze a 3D image of a mouse’s leg in a lab in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
A Northeastern program called Word Detectives is helping more than 20 elementary school children from Greater Boston improve their literacy skills this summer with intensive phonics lessons and reading workshops. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun high-fives Yuxin Liu, a student co-op in the Green Offices division of the campus Facilities Department. Liu and Carol Rosskam, center, Northeastern's sustainability program manager, helped plan a cookout for members of the campus community that had nearly zero waste. Compostable cups, plates, and utensils took the place of plastic. After all, everything tastes better with a side of sustainability. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Artificial intelligence software, such as that used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to scan state driver’s license databases, can be prone to errors and therefore result in higher rates of misidentification and false arrests, says Kay Mathieson, an associate professor of philosophy and religion at Northeastern. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
James Monaghan, an associate professor of biology, studies the mechanisms that allow axolotls to regenerate parts of their body. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Left: Student Jonathan Kim works on his Power Electronics, Systems and Controls project researching photovoltaics on the rooftop deck at the Curry Student Center. Right: Northeastern student Sarah Gibbs measures particulate matter from commuter trains for her research co-op in environmental health sciences. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Passersby enjoy the summer sunshine as they walk past “The Orb,” a sculpture made out of bronze and stone that sits outside the Curry Student Center on the Boston campus. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Greg Concannon, a crew member in the Facilities Division at Northeastern, replants herbs for one of the new herb gardens on campus. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Arunika Makam, a fourth-year mechanical engineering major, conducts research in the Mugar Life Sciences Building. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Incoming Northeastern students play games on Robinson Quad. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Northeastern students prepare drones for a swarm-based detection and tracking demo during the U.S. Air Force Pitch Day contest at Northeastern's Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
A student walks through the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. The facility received the 2018 Harleston Parker Medal, an honor that recognizes “the single most beautiful building or other structure” in Boston. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Kathrin Zippel, professor of sociology poses, recently won a Humboldt Alumni Award for her research on gender inequity in academia. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
A high school student outside the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex races the Green Energy RC Monster Truck that she built for Northeastern’s Sustainable Chemistry and Renewable Energy summer program. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Sean Gallagher, the executive director of Northeastern’s Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy, says that people will need to constantly update their skills and develop new ones over the course of their careers in order to adapt to the age of automation. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Future Huskies walk across Krentzman Quadrangle during Husky 101 Orientation. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

 

 

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