On Thursday, first-year engineering students participated in the annual fall event dubbed an “egg drop on steroids,” in which pumpkins are hurled off atop Gainsborough Garage, all in the name of learning about important engineering principles.
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Taking advantage of opportunities and being yourself were among the lessons Marcy Reed, president of National Grid Massachusetts, shared with fellow women in engineering and technology at the Women Who Inspire Engineering Leadership Reception on Tuesday night.
James Morrison Klein, CIS’15, recently returned from a six-month co-op with a startup in France, where he gained valuable experience and confidence as a software developer.
Bolstered by nearly $9 million in government and philanthropic funding, Northeastern University’s Lowell Institute School will become the first-in-the-nation school focused on degree completion programs in science, technology, engineering, and math for non-traditional students.
Biochemistry major Eileen Sheehan reflects on her co-op at Palmer Station in Antarctica, where she’s learned the ins and outs of marine biology and conducted scientific research in the field.
Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his groundbreaking work to create a novel class of compounds to treat glaucoma.
At the first event in the 2014–15 Women Who Inspire speaker series, three business leaders discussed their career paths and shared insight into how businesswomen can make sure their innovative ideas are being heard in the workplace.
Northeastern University recently celebrated the grand opening and formal launch of the Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education, which was founded to arm engineering students with entrepreneurial skills.
University leaders and researchers joined representatives from industry and government agencies on Wednesday at Northeastern’s Kostas Research Institute to celebrate NanoOPS, a new nanoscale printing system that could transform nanomanufacturing and spur innovation in areas such as electronics, medicine, and energy storage.
The College of Engineering’s Undergraduate Lab Fair gave students the chance to learn more about the engineering labs and research opportunities on campus and connect with faculty and their peers.
On Monday at Northeastern, Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May served as the keynote speaker during a panel discussion focusing on combating human trafficking and modern slavery.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways to study how marine organisms respond to climate related severe temperature stress.