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Jul 24, 2014

Long Days in Oncology Lab

Emma Chory, BS, Chemical Engineering, 2012—When rising freshman ask me to define chemical engineering, I often find it hard to give an explicit answer because chemical engineering is such a diverse and rapidly expanding field. Externally, I think chemical engineering is the broadest of all the sciences. Whether a student is interested in working with […]

Chemical Engineering

Jul 22, 2014

Using Coop to Combat Cancer

Sean Burns, BS, Chemical Engineering Class of 2013—“Cancer is some­thing that has inter­ested me throughout my life,” said Burns, a 2013 chem­ical engi­neering graduate who attended medical school following graduation. “Even though there are so many treat­ments, inci­dence and mor­tality are on the rise.” Burns — an Avon, Conn., native who enjoys cooking, snow­boarding and playing guitar […]

Chemical Engineering

Jul 22, 2014

Crossing Borders

Gina Palino, BS, Civil Engineering 2013, whose peers laud her for her intense motivation to help less fortunate people around the world, served as Uganda program director of Northeastern’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders.  EWB-NEU, one of five student chapters in Greater Boston, built wells to provide fresh drinking water to Bbanda, Uganda, in 2010 […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering