Six scholars were honored with Outstanding Graduate Student Awards. Two students—Meenupriya Swaminathan, a doctoral candidate in computer engineering, and Ishabel Vicaria, a doctoral candidate in psychology—received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Research. Recipients of this award have shown their ability to conduct high-level research and make contributions to the scholarly literature in their field.

Another two students—Jennifer Greenwich, a doctoral candidate in biology, and Firuzeh Shokooh Valle, a doctoral candidate in sociology and anthropology—received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Teaching. Recipients of this award have demonstrated an exceptional ability to communicate ideas and concepts in the classroom.

William Tomlinson, a doctoral candidate in computer engineering, received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Community Service. Recipients of this award have modeled a deep commitment to giving back to members of the greater community.

Joanne DeCaro Afornalli, MA’17, received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Experiential Learning. Recipients of this award have shown an extraordinary capacity to integrate academics and professional work and establish themselves as emerging leaders in their field.

Originally Published at News@Northeastern by Jason Kornwitz Read More