Northeastern researchers have received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an innovative scholarship and mentoring program that supports college transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds who are studying and doing research in energy.
Logan Jackson, E’16, a senior and civil engineering major, is the first Northeastern student ever to receive the scholarship, which is among the most prestigious awards an undergraduate student in the United States can receive.
President Aoun hosted Stephen M. Kosslyn, founding dean of the Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute, on Tuesday for a talk on the innovative curriculum and teaching methods of the San Francisco-based institution of higher education.
U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III visited campus on Wednesday to observe the university’s efforts to bolster interest and participation in science, technology, engineering, and math education.
“To broaden the pipeline, we need to show people they can be computer scientists when they weren’t thinking about it before,” said Carla Brodley, dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, who moderated a panel discussion at Northeastern University-Seattle.
Beach Sisters, an outreach program at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center designed to help underserved school-aged girls develop scientific inquiry and citizenship skills, received an award at the Massachusetts State House on Monday.
The future trends of disruptive technology and the importance of increasing women’s participation in STEM careers were among the topics of discussion at Northeastern’s latest Women who Inspire Speaker Series event, held in Silicon Valley.
Northeastern researchers conducted a series of interactive experiments, including one with Mentos and soda, to spotlight nanotechnology as part of the SEMI High Tech University program in Maine.
The second event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire speaker series featured four distinguished female leaders at the forefront of cutting edge technology and innovation in 3-D imaging, big data, and cloud computing.
Northeastern hosted its second annual summit and released the results of a new national survey — both of which focused on critical issues facing colleges and universities, particularly their role in preparing students for the global workforce.
Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle kicks off a new initiative that uses video games to promote STEM education for girls.
Third-year behavioral neuroscience major Julia Ebert has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.