Northeastern Welcomes NUParents, a New Faculty and Staff Affinity Group!
Established in October 2019, NUParents is a new faculty and staff affinity group for working parents at Northeastern University. With about 90 members and growing, NUParents welcomes any full-time, benefits eligible Northeastern faculty and staff who are parents, expecting parents, or caregivers for a child. The founders of NUParents recognize that all working parents at … ContinuedRead More
Northeastern Takes Part in the 2019 Raise the Bar HIRE! Career Fair
On September 11, 2019, Northeastern participated in the 2019 Raise the Bar HIRE! Career Fair in Somerville, Massachusetts. Attracting candidates with disabilities, this event is hosted every year by Work Without Limits, a network of engaged employers and innovative, collaborative partners who’s shared mission is to increase the employment rate of people with disabilities. This … ContinuedRead More
Save the Dates for the 2020 B.L.A.C.K./L.A.T.I.N.X. Spring Break Program! March 2-4, 2020
The fourth annual Black Leaders Accessing Consciousness through Knowledge and Latinx Accessing Their Intellect through Networking and EXchange (B.L.A.C.K./L.A.T.I.N.X.) Professional Development Immersion Experience will be taking place this upcoming spring semester from March 2, 2020 to March 4, 2020. Hosted by The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, … ContinuedRead More
Register Today: 2019 Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference!
Save the date for the 6th Annual Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference, which will be taking place on October 25 and 26 of 2019! Hosted by Northeastern University’s LGBTQA Resource Center, Employer Engagement and Career Design, and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, the two-day conference focuses on the perspectives and concerns of queer, lesbian, … ContinuedRead More
College of Engineering Receives Bronze Level Award for the 2019 ASEE Diversity Recognition Program
Congratulations to Northeastern University’s College of Engineering (COE) for being selected as a recipient of the Bronze Level Award for the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Diversity Recognition Program! 82 universities submitted applications, which were reviewed by an augmented Engineering Deans Council Diversity Committee. The Bronze level recognition was the highest level issued … ContinuedRead More
2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award Granted to Northeastern
We are excited to announce that for the fourth year in a row, Northeastern is the proud recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award! Awarded by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, the annual HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities … ContinuedRead More
Register today for the First Annual Indigenous Resilience Event!
Register today for the 2019 First Annual Indigenous Resilience Event, hosted in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion and the Native & Indigenous Affinity Group! Taking place on Thursday, October 3, this event centers on native people’s resilience through science, technology, and indigenous knowledges. Participants will be able to engage with this … ContinuedRead More
Northeastern University Receives First Forward Designation
Northeastern University was recently recognized as part of the inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions by the Center for First-Generation Student Success. This program is an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation. NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs … ContinuedRead More
The 2019 D.R.E.A.M. Conference, a Development Experience for Faculty and Staff of Color
Hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Institution in collaboration with the NU DREAM Affinity group, the D.R.E.A.M. Conference, a day-long professional development conference catered to Northeastern’s faculty and staff of color, took place on May 9, 2019 at the John D O’Bryant African American Institute. Standing for Dream, Reach, Educate, Act, and Mentor, … ContinuedRead More
Inclusive Campus: Fostering Belonging, a Lunchtime Workshop Series
The Fostering Belonging lunchtime workshop series continued this semester with a series of engaging workshops to help faculty build inclusive learning environments for students. The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research, the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, and the Center for Intercultural Engagement hosted their second iteration of … ContinuedRead More
Gender Bias and Politics
It’s no secret that there are still gender inequities in the workforce, whether it be the gender pay gap or differential treatment and harassment in the workplace. Although there have been advancements in these areas, there is still work to work. For example, how gender has impacted the coverage of presidential candidates of the 2020 … ContinuedRead More
Room at the Top: From Faculty Innovation Grant to innovative card game
2019 Faculty Innovation Grant recipient Celia Pearce from CAMD, debuted “Room at the Top: A Game to Promote Diversity in Teamwork” at the 2019 RISE. “Room at the Top” is an interactive game that challenges the players to think and recognize their own unconscious bias and encourages creative teamwork and challenges more “traditional” problem-solving skills. The … ContinuedRead More