Diversity News and Experiences

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portrait michele lezama

Jun 11, 2020

Her Engineering Degree Was the Launchpad for a Wide-Ranging Career

Michele Lezama, E’88, arrived at Northeastern on a scholarship for Black engineering students and now is President and CEO of the organization that made her education possible.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

photo of Kritika Singh

Jun 11, 2020

Distinctive Excellence: Our 2020 Rhodes Scholar

Kritika Singh, E’20, receives Rhodes Scholar, NIH OxCam Scholar, and Harold D. Hodgkinson Achievement Award.


NACME logo

Jun 10, 2020

New Partnership with the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering

A new partnership between Northeastern University and the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) has created scholarship opportunities for highly talented undergraduate engineering students from historically underrepresented populations.

student with Berkeley sweatshirt standing in front of Energy and Resources group sign on door

May 28, 2020

Industrial Engineering Grad Balances STEM with Pro Cheerleading

Main Photo: Nia Jones, E’20, industrial engineering, part of the first cohort of S-POWER Scholars, achieved the Huntington 100 and will be going to graduate school at the University of California- Berkeley and conducting research as part of the Energy Resources Group. Whoever said, “You can’t do it all,” never met recent Industrial Engineering graduate […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

brochure cover of award with group photo of students

Apr 24, 2020

BESS Wins Medium Chapter of the Year Award

Northeastern’s Black Engineering Student Society (BESS) was selected to receive the 2019-2020 National Society of Black Engineers Medium Chapter of the Year award.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sofia Catalin

Apr 17, 2020

ChE Student Wins GEM Fellowship to Fund Doctoral Studies

ChE student Sofia Catalina, E’20, was awarded the GEM Fellowship for her research in renewable energy which will fund her doctoral studies.

Chemical Engineering

Jan 30, 2020

Aoun Global Experience Scholars

Environmental engineering student Emily Eastman (E’21) and BS/MS industrial engineering student Nwaobiala Ajegwu (E’21) were two out of five selected to be inaugural recipients of the Joseph E. and Zeina Aoun Global Experience Scholarship, which supports campus community leaders participating in global experiences.

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

milica stojanovic

Nov 04, 2019

Stojanovic Awarded IEEE WICE Outstanding Achievement Award

ECE Professor Milica Stojanovic was awarded the 2019 IEEE Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) Outstanding Achievement Award for having done outstanding technical work in the broad field of communications engineering, and achieved a high degree of visibility in the field.

Electrical & Computer Engineering