ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

On April 5th, former and current ROUTES Scholars had the chance to practice their presentation skills at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE). Presenters made posters pertaining to their research and stood ready to answer questions about their work. RISE is an annual exposition showcasing the research of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, and faculty fromContinue reading ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

Former ROUTES Scholar, Gregor, Publishes with Project 5 of PROTECT

On September 7th, 2017, Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health published a study by former ROUTES Scholar Savannah Gregor, former PROTECT Trainee Noushin Fallahpour, PROTECT Associate Research Scientist Ljiljana Rajic, and PROTECT Co-Director Akram Alshawabkeh on a pilot scale study of electrochemical remediation of contaminated groundwater. This publication, which is titled “Electrochemical Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater: Pilot Scale Study” is Gregor’s first asContinue reading Former ROUTES Scholar, Gregor, Publishes with Project 5 of PROTECT

Hines, ROUTES Scholar, Travels to University of Illinois to Train PhD Students on CRECE’s Non-Nutritive Suck Device

On December 11th-13th, 2017, ROUTES Scholar Morgan Hines visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne (UIUC) in order to train PhD students in Dr. Susan Schantz’s lab on setting-up and calibrating their new Non-Nutritive Suck (NNS) device, which was delivered to the UIUC campus earlier that week as a part of a research collaboration endeavorContinue reading Hines, ROUTES Scholar, Travels to University of Illinois to Train PhD Students on CRECE’s Non-Nutritive Suck Device

ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Fourth Cohort of Scholars

On Thursday, December 14th, ROUTES held a closing ceremony luncheon for students, faculty, and staff associated with the fourth cohort of the program. The luncheon was held in Stearns Center and gave scholars the opportunity to share some of the knowledge and experience they gained while participating in the program. Over the course of the co-op cycle,Continue reading ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Fourth Cohort of Scholars

Rovira, Former ROUTES Scholar, Discusses Co-Op Experience in News@Northeastern

On December 12th, 2017, News@Northeastern featured the article “Co-op in Puerto Rico Expands Student’s Interest in Environmental Health,” which detailed the ROUTES experience of former scholar Alejandro Rovira. The story highlights Alejandro’s explorative environmental health journey to Puerto Rico as the first scholar to work off-campus for their ROUTES research co-op. Alejandro, an undergraduate BehavioralContinue reading Rovira, Former ROUTES Scholar, Discusses Co-Op Experience in News@Northeastern

Dr. Zimmerman Featured in Northeastern University’s “Vital Signs” Magazine

Faculty mentor Dr. Emily Zimmerman has been featured in Northeastern University’s “Vital Signs” magazine, which is published by the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. The piece, “Binkies Do More Than Pacify,” delved into Zimmerman’s innovative work on preterm infant development as well as into her personal journey into developing her research interests. Zimmerman has developedContinue reading Dr. Zimmerman Featured in Northeastern University’s “Vital Signs” Magazine

Akingbade, Former ROUTES Scholar, Speaks to Incoming Students at 2017 Convocation Ceremony

On September 5th, 2017, Ololade (Lola) Akingbade, Scholar of ROUTES’ second cohort, spoke at the President’s Convocation which was held at Matthew’s Arena in Boston, MA. She spoke with classmate Pablo Hernandez Basulto, another high-achieving Northeastern student from the class of 2018. In her speech, Akingbade shared details of her path thus far at NortheasternContinue reading Akingbade, Former ROUTES Scholar, Speaks to Incoming Students at 2017 Convocation Ceremony

Berroa, Gregor, and Elbakri–Former ROUTES Scholars–Publish with Project 5 of PROTECT Center

On June 12th, 2017, the International Journal of Electrochemical Science published a study by  former ROUTES Scholars David Berroa, Savannah Gregor, and Sarah Elbakri on  nitrate removal from aqueous solution via electrochemical processes as well as the feasibility of these processes to minimize the production of ammonia during the nitrate reduction. Nitrates are commonly found in groundwater at highContinue reading Berroa, Gregor, and Elbakri–Former ROUTES Scholars–Publish with Project 5 of PROTECT Center

Zimmerman and Harlan Join ROUTES Faculty Mentorship Team

ROUTES is excited to announce that two new Northeastern University faculty have joined the team as faculty mentors. Dr. Emily Zimmerman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will be offering a co-op which allows scholars to “Investigate the link between environmental exposures, sucking skills and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children born in PuertoContinue reading Zimmerman and Harlan Join ROUTES Faculty Mentorship Team