Diversity News and Experiences

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Abigail Koppes working in a lab.

Aug 16, 2022

Abigail Koppes: Advancing Technology, Treatment, and Diversity in Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor Abigail Koppes, chemical engineering, began her career as a Future Faculty Fellow through Northeastern’s ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development. Today she is an associate professor, has two patents, and numerous young investigator recognitions.

Chemical Engineering

Kristen Dorsey

Aug 07, 2022

2022 Abie Award Winner Kris Dorsey

Kris Dorsey, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, jointly appointed in physical therapy, movement and rehabilitation sciences, is a 2022 Emerging Leader Abie Award winner from AnitaB.org.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Students participating in Summer Bridge

Aug 04, 2022

Engineering Summer Bridge Program Goes University Wide

The Summer Bridge program started in the College of Engineering 20 years ago with just 11 students and has grown so much over the years that Northeastern welcomed its inaugural university-wide Summer Bridge program this year.

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 […]

Apr 01, 2022

Alums Create Skate Collective for All Levels of Experience

Engineering alums Claire Lee, E’21, bioengineering, and Rayven Tate, E’21, mechanical engineering, founded LonelyBones Skate Collective as a diverse group of skaters of all experience levels. LonelyBones Skate Collective is shredding up gender stereotypes­­–and skate parks–on the East Coast Main photo: Claire Lee, left, and Rayven Tate, right, founded the LonelyBones Skate Collective, a diverse […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering