ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

On April 5th, former and current ROUTES Scholars had the chance to practice their presentation skills at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE). Presenters made posters pertaining to their research and stood ready to answer questions about their work. RISE is an annual exposition showcasing the research of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, and faculty fromContinue reading ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

Former ROUTES Scholar, Gregor, Publishes with Project 5 of PROTECT

On September 7th, 2017, Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health published a study by former ROUTES Scholar Savannah Gregor, former PROTECT Trainee Noushin Fallahpour, PROTECT Associate Research Scientist Ljiljana Rajic, and PROTECT Co-Director Akram Alshawabkeh on a pilot scale study of electrochemical remediation of contaminated groundwater. This publication, which is titled “Electrochemical Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater: Pilot Scale Study” is Gregor’s first asContinue reading Former ROUTES Scholar, Gregor, Publishes with Project 5 of PROTECT

Hines, ROUTES Scholar, Travels to University of Illinois to Train PhD Students on CRECE’s Non-Nutritive Suck Device

On December 11th-13th, 2017, ROUTES Scholar Morgan Hines visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne (UIUC) in order to train PhD students in Dr. Susan Schantz’s lab on setting-up and calibrating their new Non-Nutritive Suck (NNS) device, which was delivered to the UIUC campus earlier that week as a part of a research collaboration endeavorContinue reading Hines, ROUTES Scholar, Travels to University of Illinois to Train PhD Students on CRECE’s Non-Nutritive Suck Device

ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Fourth Cohort of Scholars

On Thursday, December 14th, ROUTES held a closing ceremony luncheon for students, faculty, and staff associated with the fourth cohort of the program. The luncheon was held in Stearns Center and gave scholars the opportunity to share some of the knowledge and experience they gained while participating in the program. Over the course of the co-op cycle,Continue reading ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Fourth Cohort of Scholars

Rovira, Former ROUTES Scholar, Discusses Co-Op Experience in News@Northeastern

On December 12th, 2017, News@Northeastern featured the article “Co-op in Puerto Rico Expands Student’s Interest in Environmental Health,” which detailed the ROUTES experience of former scholar Alejandro Rovira. The story highlights Alejandro’s explorative environmental health journey to Puerto Rico as the first scholar to work off-campus for their ROUTES research co-op. Alejandro, an undergraduate BehavioralContinue reading Rovira, Former ROUTES Scholar, Discusses Co-Op Experience in News@Northeastern

Akingbade, Former ROUTES Scholar, Speaks to Incoming Students at 2017 Convocation Ceremony

On September 5th, 2017, Ololade (Lola) Akingbade, Scholar of ROUTES’ second cohort, spoke at the President’s Convocation which was held at Matthew’s Arena in Boston, MA. She spoke with classmate Pablo Hernandez Basulto, another high-achieving Northeastern student from the class of 2018. In her speech, Akingbade shared details of her path thus far at NortheasternContinue reading Akingbade, Former ROUTES Scholar, Speaks to Incoming Students at 2017 Convocation Ceremony

Berroa, Gregor, and Elbakri–Former ROUTES Scholars–Publish with Project 5 of PROTECT Center

On June 12th, 2017, the International Journal of Electrochemical Science published a study by  former ROUTES Scholars David Berroa, Savannah Gregor, and Sarah Elbakri on  nitrate removal from aqueous solution via electrochemical processes as well as the feasibility of these processes to minimize the production of ammonia during the nitrate reduction. Nitrates are commonly found in groundwater at highContinue reading Berroa, Gregor, and Elbakri–Former ROUTES Scholars–Publish with Project 5 of PROTECT Center

Group photo - Top R to L: Penny Buening, Ariel Aiken, Phil Brown, Akram Alshawabkeh, Joey Nneji, Alejandro Rovira, Chelsea Canedy, Ololade Akingbade; Bottom L to R: Lura Slowinski, Yvette Niwa, Elle Russell, Paula Restrepo Clavijo Border photos - Corner left to corner right: Yvette Niwa, Chelsea Canedy, Ariel Aiken; Top Corner down: Ololade Akingbade, Paula Restrepo Clavijo

ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Second Cohort of Scholars

On Tuesday, December 13th, ROUTES held a closing ceremony luncheon for students, faculty, and staff associated with the second cohort of the program. The luncheon was held in the Curry Student Center and gave scholars the opportunity to share some of the knowledge and experience they gained while participating in the program. Over the courseContinue reading ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Second Cohort of Scholars

Former Scholar Blogs about ROUTES Experience

  On October 5th, 2016, a post written by former ROUTES Scholar David Berroa, “Call me Curious: Exploring Electrochemistry and Water Remediation,” appeared on Northeastern University’s College of Engineering blog. The post begins with Berroa discussing his favorite personal trait—a boundless curiosity about the world around him. This curiosity, says Berroa, was a part ofContinue reading Former Scholar Blogs about ROUTES Experience

Former and Future ROUTES Scholars Featured in Northeastern Magazine

ROUTES Scholars David Berroa and Lola Akingbade were both featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Northeastern Magazine for their exemplary work on campus and beyond. The story “Returning to His ROUTES” highlights David’s journey as the first ROUTES Scholar during the summer and fall of 2015. David joined ROUTES Co-Director Akram Alshawabkeh’s lab toContinue reading Former and Future ROUTES Scholars Featured in Northeastern Magazine