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Nahant residents protest Marine Science Center expansion

Nahant residents protest Marine Science Center expansion

Chris Butler

April 19, 2018


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Residents of Nahant, Massachusetts, traveled to Boston April 10 to deliver an open letter to Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun, urging him to rethink the university's proposed expansion of the Marine Science Center in the town’s East Point area. More than 30 Nahant residents protested the expansion by pacing ...

Op-ed: Nahant needs to work with MSC

Op-ed: Nahant needs to work with MSC

April 15, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

For three years, Northeastern’s Marine Science Center has been one of the most academically formative places for me. I participated in the Three Seas program and completed two co-ops and several research projects at the center. I taught at the Johnson School, Nahant’s elementary school, as part of t...

Op-Ed: I oppose NU’s expansion in Nahant

Op-Ed: I oppose NU’s expansion in Nahant

April 4, 2018


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I have spent my entire life as a resident of Nahant, Massachusetts. As the Commonwealth’s smallest town, I would not expect you to be familiar with Nahant, so let me enlighten you. Nahant is a stunning coastal town 25 minutes north of Boston. Nahant is best known for its beaches, but we are much...

Citizens and students search for biodiversity

Citizens and students search for biodiversity

September 20, 2017


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By Max Schochet, news correspondent  It was a day of discovery as citizen scientists and Northeastern students joined together in the third annual Nahant Bioblitz. The event, which happened Sept. 10, is part of a public engagement initiative by the Northeastern University Ocean Genome Legacy Center...

Q&A with Sir Richard J. Roberts

February 6, 2014


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By Maxim Tamarov, News Staff The News interviewed Sir Richard John Roberts, College of Science’s new distinguished professor. Roberts, originally from Derby, England, won a Nobel prize in physiology or medicine in 1993. Roberts is the chief scientific officer at New England Biolabs; Donald Comb, board chairm...

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