Register Today for the 2020 Women of Color in the Academy Conference!

Register Today for the 2020 Women of Color in the Academy Conference!

Registration for the 4th Annual Women of Color in the Academy Conference, on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Northeastern University is now open. This year’s theme is Raising Our Voices. Strengthening the Academy and will feature a variety of workshops and presentations, as well as keynotes from Paula A. Johnson, President of Wellesley College and Helen Elaine … Continued

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Northeastern Welcomes NUParents, a New Faculty and Staff Affinity Group!

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 … Continued

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Northeastern Takes Part in the 2019 Raise the Bar HIRE! Career Fair

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 … Continued

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Save the Dates for the 2020 B.L.A.C.K./L.A.T.I.N.X. Spring Break Program! March 2-4, 2020

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, … Continued

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Register Today: 2019 Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference!

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, … Continued

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College of Engineering Receives Bronze Level Award for the 2019 ASEE Diversity Recognition Program

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 … Continued

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2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award Granted to Northeastern

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 … Continued

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Register today for the First Annual Indigenous Resilience Event!

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 … Continued

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Northeastern University Receives First Forward Designation

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 … Continued

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The 2019 D.R.E.A.M. Conference, a Development Experience for Faculty and Staff of Color

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, … Continued

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Inclusive Campus: Fostering Belonging, a Lunchtime Workshop Series

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 … Continued

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Gender Bias and Politics

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 … Continued

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