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Jul 24, 2014

The Chemical Engineering Experience

Jason Crater, BS, Chemical Engineering 2010—When I decided to study chemical engineering at Northeastern University, I wasn’t exactly sure what I was getting myself into. At first I was slightly apprehensive, considering all the troubling remarks I heard regarding the difficulty of the curriculum and the amount of work involved with studying chemical engineering. My […]

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