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Doctoral students Devyesh Rana and John Biswakarma use fluorescent nanoparticles to simulate droplets carrying the coronavirus while testing protective face mask materials in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

We cared for the sick. We made space for first responders. We learned how to make better masks. And we stayed connected, even when we had to be physically apart. This and much more, all through the lenses of News@Northeastern’s award-winning photographers.

Blooming flowers are seen on Northeastern's Boston campus. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern students Thomas Cava and Evelyn Goroza are caring for COVID-19 patients, many of whom are critically ill, while on co-op at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
From hunting down protective gowns to comforting those too weak to speak, Northeastern students Evelyn Goroza and Thomas Cava are becoming quickly initiated into critical care medicine. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

 

Abhishek Mogili, a third-year biology and political science student at Northeastern, works as a department technician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Photos by Adam Glanzman for Northeastern University
Many locations that would typically host the Boston Strong blood drive have shut down, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Northeastern stepped up to fill the gap. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
The Northeastern facilities team sanitizes and cleans West Village to prepare rooms for first responders. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
One important question to ask during the COVID-19 pandemic is how to also care for patients who have not contracted the virus but still need access to primary care to function in everyday life, says Timothhy Hoff, a professor of management, healthcare systems, and health policy at Northeastern. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Andrea Unzueta-Martinez, a doctoral candidate at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, studied Sydney rock oyster larvae at the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute, located 100 miles northeast of Sydney, Australia. Photos by Rachel Kara for Northeastern University
A medical cross is painted on the rock on Centennial Common during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Northeastern student Annie Glass is providing security in the COVID-19 pandemic at Boston Medical Center. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Nursing student Alyson Dahlberg works as an emergency department technician at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Ben Macalister, a senior machinist in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, is using Northeastern’s facilities to manufacture parts for machines that will build protective gear for hospital workers. Photos by Adam Glanzman for Northeastern University
Northeastern Landscape Services and Schumacher Landscaping donate tulips to first responders working during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Doctoral students Devyesh Rana and John Biswakarma use fluorescent nanoparticles to simulate droplets carrying the coronavirus while testing protective face mask materials in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Blooming flowers are seen on Northeastern's Boston campus. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Nursing student Sarah Calnan is a volunteer at the Boston Hope Shelter, which is running a medical treatment facility out of the Boston Convention Center for homeless people who tested positive for the coronavirus. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Questions about how to make homemade face masks abound. Loretta Fernandez, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is starting to get some answers. Photo illustration by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
Cameron Roy, an employee with landscape services, pots an Eastern redbud seedling in preparation for Arbor Day. Northeastern will be caring for 500 seedlings to be given away during a future Arbor Day celebration. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Sue Tilford, a visiting research assistant in the department of chemical engineering, poses with a homemade face mask in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
At dusk, Northeastern’s Boston campus shined bright with blue lights to honor essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Blooming flowers are seen on Northeastern's Boston campus. Photos by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

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