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TEDxNortheasternU holds first TED talk event with all female speakers

TEDxNortheasternU holds first TED talk event with all female speakers

Brittany Mendez, news staff

December 5, 2018


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TEDxNortheasternU hosted their first female-focused conference in the Northeastern Alumni Center on Monday. The event featured fifth-year political science major Alicia Payne and Jaclyn Long, a fourth-year bioengineering major.

Grant will help underrepresented students earn biotech master’s at NU

Grant will help underrepresented students earn biotech master’s at NU

November 7, 2018


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By Suha Yacoob, news correspondent The National Science Foundation awarded a $4.4 million grant to a team of Northeastern faculty Oct. 23 to fund scholarships for low-income and underrepresented minority students at Middlesex Community College to transfer to Northeastern and earn a master’s degree in ...

Tesla promotes opportunities for women engineers

Tesla promotes opportunities for women engineers

September 26, 2018


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By Jenna Li, news correspondent Internship recruiters from Tesla spoke to students in Northeastern’s Society of Women Engineers Tuesday night informing students about possible internship and co-op opportunities for women within the company. Janelle Bullock, an internship recruiter at Tesla, a multi-bi...

BuzzFeed stars talk Asian-American media representation

BuzzFeed stars talk Asian-American media representation

February 23, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, news staff A panel discussion by two Asian-American BuzzFeed personalities kicked off Asian American Heritage Week Tuesday at Northeastern. The panel featuring BuzzFeed’s Steven Lim and Jen Ruggirello was the first in a series of 10 events put on by a variety of student organizations, ...

Career fair connects students with potential employers

Career fair connects students with potential employers

February 5, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news correspondent Employers set up booths with colorful signs advertising their companies as students waited in line to speak with recruiters at Northeastern’s annual Spring Engineering and Technology Career Fair Thursday. The fair brought more than 4,000 students and 140 compan...

STEAM nonprofit founder shares story, advice

STEAM nonprofit founder shares story, advice

October 19, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, deputy campus news editor More than three dozen students gathered in West Village F Monday to learn about education nonprofit Gique founder Danielle Olson’s path to computer science and participate in a discussion on the power of artificial intelligence and computer science to promo...

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

September 13, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, deputy news editor Graduate Employees of Northeastern University (GENU) hosted a panel Tuesday to discuss the effects of unionization on students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as the group continues to attempt to create a union for graduate-level on-campus ...

NSF funds scholarships for minority students in energy

NSF funds scholarships for minority students in energy

October 27, 2016


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By Erika Christiansen, news correspondent Researchers at Northeastern were awarded a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish S-POWER, a scholarship and mentorship program for transfer students from underrepresented minority backgrounds who want to study energy. S-POWER,...

Column: Ladies need STEM mentors

Column: Ladies need STEM mentors

September 14, 2016


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By Gwen Schanker, editorial columnist It’s no secret that women have been historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. For many women of the early 20th century, becoming a scientist wasn’t exactly encouraged. Marie Tharp, a female geologist at a...

Innovation plays key role in NU Talk

Innovation plays key role in NU Talk

January 28, 2016


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                            By Naomi Stapleton, news correspondent Student speakers from Northeastern University (NU) science organizations including the Marine Biology Club and the Americ...

Programs offered in California

Programs offered in California

April 2, 2015


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By Sara Tucker, managing editor With recent focus on developing opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, Northeastern University is slated to open a new space in Silicon Valley. The satellite campus, coined Northeastern University – Silicon Valley, will include an ...

Grants push Northeastern to the forefront of STEM education

Grants push Northeastern to the forefront of STEM education

October 8, 2014


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By Alexandra Malloy, deputy news editor Northeastern now boasts the only science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program in the country after receiving the First in the World grant from the Department of Education (DoE). Last week, Northeastern’s Lowell Institute School and College of P...

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