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LGBTQ students have specific questions about entering the workforce. These people have some answers.

LGBTQ students have specific questions about entering the workforce. These people have some answers.

Northeastern’s Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference is an annual event, to be held Friday and Saturday, and focuses on the specific perspectives and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, gender non-conforming, non-binary, intersex, and asexual students who are on the verge of entering the workforce. The speakers at the Reach(OUT) conference provide an example of how the … Continued

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Researchers receive 13.2 million to continue study of health challenges facing women and children in Puerto Rico

Researchers receive 13.2 million to continue study of health challenges facing women and children in Puerto Rico

For the past 10 years, Northeastern-led research teams have been studying how the environment affects the health and development of mothers, infants, and children living on the island of Puerto Rico. Although Puerto Rico is fewer than 1,000 miles from Miami, its preterm birth rate is among the highest in the world. Studies show that the region’s children also suffer disproportionately from obesity, autism, … Continued

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To freshmen: put passion over expertise

To freshmen: put passion over expertise

James Tukpah has always liked robots, so when he walked into the Undergraduate Lab Fair as a freshman, he immediately spotted the autonomous rovers of associate professor Taskin Padir. The room was packed though, and the robots were on the other side of the crowd. Tukpah remembered thinking, “Is it really worth it to go over there?” Fortunately, … Continued

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