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Apr 23, 2019

Flexible Programs, Hands-On Experience

After completing her bachelor’s in bioengineering in Singapore, Nikitha Jayachandran, MS in Bioengineering 2018, was unsure of her future in the field. She originally chose bioengineering because she wanted to study something related to medicine, but not surgical. Through her courses, she found that she liked the biology side of her field but wasn’t as […]


Apr 23, 2019

Journey to Medical School

Aanie Phillips, BS Bioengineering 2019, a pre-med bioengineering student with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering, chose her field based on her love of math and science and the possibility of becoming a physician. “In the back of my head, I always knew that I wanted to be a doctor, so I chose bioengineering […]


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Apr 12, 2019

Michael Tormey Wins 2019 Northeastern President’s Award

Prior to the end of each spring semester, the Office of the Provost announces the winners of the Northeastern University President’s Award, highlighting the top ten students by grade-point average of each university class. This year, Michael Tormey is one of the 10 students from the class of 2020 recognized with a 2019 President’s Award. […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Apr 03, 2019

Co-op at SeLux

Written by Noah Miller, a fourth year bioengineering student. About Noah Miller is a 4th year bioengineering major with a concentration in biomedical devices and a minor in computer science. He is currently on co-op at SeLux Diagnostics for the second time. Co-op at SeLux SeLux is a Diagnostic Device Start-up with a focus in Antibiotic […]


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Mar 27, 2019

2019 AAAS Student E-Poster Competition Experience

Written by Ada Vernet-Crua, a first-year PhD student advised by Dr. Thomas Webster. About Ada is working in the Nanomedicine lab investigating novel materials for biomedical applications – such as antibacterial and anticancer – utilizing different eco-friendly and cost-effective approaches to produce metallic nanoparticles. Before starting at Northeastern, Ada completed her BS in Chemistry at […]

Chemical Engineering

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Mar 13, 2019

Discovering My Path with Co-op and Study Abroad

Written by Taylor Duckworth, BS in Bioengineering student. About Taylor Duckworth is a 4th year Bioengineering student with a concentration in medical devices, currently on co-op at Sage Product Development. This is her third and final co-op. The first two were at Liberating Technologies, Inc. (LTI), and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, respectively. […]


Feb 28, 2019

My Most Memorable Co-op Experience

Written by Jeffrey Marchioni, a fourth year Bioengineering student. About Jeffrey Marchioni is a fourth year Bioengineering student with an Environmental Science Major. He is currently on his third and final co-op at Compass Therapeutics exploring antibody biology and autoimmune disease systems. He reflects on his most memorable experiences on his previous co-op at Anne-Laure […]


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Feb 21, 2019

Sikubora – A Better Day

Written by Linnaea Cahill, a fourth year BS in Civil Engineering student. About From Rafael Landivar in Guatemala, Linnaea is involved in the Latinx community on campus, the Engineers Without Borders Guatemala program, NU American Society of Civil Engineers Chapter and the NU Culture and Language Learning Society. Off campus, Linnaea may be found skating […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering