Do you know what’s in your drinking water?’

New fac­ulty member Ameet Pinto, assis­tant pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of Civil and Envi­ron­mental Engi­neering, is working to answer that ques­tion. Specif­i­cally, his research focuses on the role of micro­bial organ­isms in drinking water and how they con­tinue to sur­vive today’s exhaus­tive water treat­ment processes.

Reporters, filmmaker shine ‘spotlight’ on investigative journalism

The North­eastern com­mu­nity on Tuesday evening got an inside look into the making of the Academy Award-​​winning film Spot­light, gaining insight from a jour­nalist who led The Boston Globe inves­tiga­tive team that was por­trayed in the movie and the writer who shaped the story for the big screen.

Young alumnae share experiences, insight from the workplace

An inter­dis­ci­pli­nary panel of North­eastern alumnae—all recent graduates—kicked off the inau­gural Women’s Lead­er­ship Con­fer­ence, which aimed to inspire and edu­cate the next gen­er­a­tion of women leaders.