First Year Engineering News

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May 01, 2024

First-Year Engineering Students Work With Client on Real-World Project

 A group of first-year engineering students in Boston designed and built a set of portable rehabilitation stairs to address a real-world challenge of a hospital in Maine, as part of a collaboration with Northeastern’s Roux Institute in Portland, Maine, for their Cornerstone course project.


Apr 25, 2024

Celebrating Affinity Student Groups at the 18th Annual Joint Recognition Banquet

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and corporate partners were recognized for their commitments to several COE affinity student groups at the 18th Annual Joint Recognition Banquet. The groups represented included SHPE, SWE, BESS, SASE, and DICE.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Joshua Hertz

Apr 16, 2024

Hertz Receives University Excellence in Teaching Award

First-Year Engineering Teaching Professor Joshua Hertz received the 2024 University Excellence in Teaching Award. Nominations are made by students, who consider several criteria, including depth of knowledge in the subject, the rigor of course content, and the ability to provide effective links among course content, research, and experiential learning.

Mar 28, 2024

Global Scholars Fine-Tune STEM Project for Young Learners at Oakland Campus

Global scholars at the Northeastern’s Oakland campus are completing their Cornerstone of Engineering II semester-long project, which is focused on STEM toys and has been enhanced by collaboration with the nearby Mills Children’s School

Jan 17, 2024

First-Year Engineering Faculty Receive Mutual Mentoring Advancement Program Award

FYE Assistant Teaching Professors Angelina Jay, Andrew Gillen, Nicole Batrouny, and Adetoun Yeaman received a Mutual Mentoring Advancement Program (M2AP) Award for 2024 – 2025.

Jan 10, 2024

Pop-up STEAM Museum With First-Year Students a Success!

A STEAM club partnership between Northeastern University and a Beachmont elementary school brings elementary kids and college students together to explore STEM through hands-on engineering activities.

Dec 12, 2023

Oakland Students Building Robots and Solving Challenges

First-year engineering students at Northeastern’s Oakland campus showcased their Cornerstone of Engineering projects by building and programming self-driving robots to navigate mazes.

Aug 18, 2023

New Faculty Spotlight: Nicole Batrouny

Nicole Batrouny joins the First Year Engineering department in August 2023 as an Assistant Teaching Professor.