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honoring pride month

Jun 16, 2022

Celebrating Pride Month 2022

This month, on June 28, 1969, 53 years ago, LGBTQ Pride unofficially got its start with a series of riots and protests that took place at the historic Stonewall Inn in New York City. Those demonstrations—the result of an illegal police raid on the inn and the queer community’s resulting decision to come together and […]

Jun 06, 2022

S-POWER: A Successful Model Toward Equalizing Opportunities for Underrepresented Students

The S-POWER (Student Pathways Opening World Energy Resources) five-year NSF S-STEM grant for primarily students entering Northeastern from community colleges and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) has been very successful and is now institutionalized in the college of engineering.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Rachel Joseph standing next to the Tesla sign.

Apr 26, 2022

Solving the Problem of ‘Energy Poverty’

Rachel Joseph, E’23, chemical engineering, is on a mission to ensure that everyone—regardless of their income, address, or race—has access to clean, affordable, and renewable energy. Joseph’s focus on solving the problem of “energy poverty” is part of a journey that began in summer research programs she participated in following her sophomore and junior years […]

Chemical Engineering

Richard Harris portrait

Apr 25, 2022

Richard Harris to Receive Inaugural Northeastern University Impact Award

Richard Harris, Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Engineering, will be honored as the inaugural award recipient of the Northeastern University Impact Award on May 6, 2022, during the university’s Networked for Life Event. The new Northeastern University Impact Award is bestowed upon a faculty or staff member who has […]

Feb 08, 2022

Computer PhD Alum to Lead SAIL

Alumnus and Draper GEM Fellow Will Tomlinson, PhD’18, Computer Engineering, is named director of the Software and Application Innovation Lab (SAIL) at Boston University. Related News: Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Community Service Creating a Safer Way to Transmit Data Overcoming the Odds

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 19, 2022

Henry Luce Foundation Awards Prestigious Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellowships To Northeastern University

Northeastern University is honored to be the recipient of an award from the Clare Boothe Luce Program for Women in STEM to support fellowships for women pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Engineering or Physics. Since its first grants in 1989, the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) Program for Women in STEM has become the […]

Lucas Landherr

Nov 12, 2021

Landherr Serves as Co-programming Chair for National AIChE Conference

ChE Teaching Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies Lucas Landherr served as the Co-Programming Chair for the Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers this week in Boston.  Working to coordinate events over the last year and a half, Landherr helped to arrange the plenary talks delivered in conjunction with the meeting’s […]

Chemical Engineering

John Bleakney

Nov 01, 2021

Service-Learning Project Focuses on Healthy Cultural Food Options Near Boston School

Students in a COE co-op course, led by John Bleakney, associate co-op coordinator, worked on a service learning project, the Cultural Nutrition Program, with the Afrimerican Culture Initiative, to explore healthy ethnic food options near Boston Preparatory School. Boston City Councilor Richard Arroyo presented the Afrimerican Culture Initiative with an official resolution commending the group’s ‘design and build’ of antiracist projects and initiatives.