Novel Biomanufacturing Apprenticeship Program Helps Diversify Talent Pipeline for Life Sciences Industry

The MassBioEd Apprenticeship Biomanufacturing Program, launched in 2021, meets a significant industry demand by connecting unemployed or underemployed people to high paying, stable jobs in a growing field that is in need of diverse talent.

New Graduate Degree in Insurance Analytics and Management

As demand heats up for data-savvy professionals in the insurance industry, recent college graduates, career changers, and insurance professionals seeking to harness the power of data and digital transformation have a new educational option: the Master of Professional Studies in Insurance Analytics and Management program at the College of Professional Studies.

Kristen Lee, teaching professor, poses for a portrait on Oct. 2, 2020. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

How to Cope with Constant Bad News

CPS teaching professor Kristen Lee discusses coping strategies for all who feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the world’s problems.

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Please Don’t Eat Raw Meat, Warns Food Safety Expert

The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 48 million people get sick each year from food-borne illnesses, and some are quite severe—128,000 people are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from food-borne pathogens. CPS food policy expert Darin Detwiler explains why mitigating risk while eating raw meat is a complicated matter.

Diverse female CPS student studies at desk next to balcony with plants

With a Boost From the Akamai Foundation, Northeastern, Bunker Hill Community College, and Middlesex Community College Kick Off Initiative to Strengthen Pathway From Community College to the Tech Sector

‘Earn and learn’ initiative seeks to open doors, expand equity in computing.

From Kabul to Campus: Afghan Students Retrace Their Harrowing Journey to America

Four Afghan women share their stories about coming to Northeastern in Boston as newly arrived refugees and starting their studies at the College of Professional Studies.

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A Passion for History

With a new syllabus in development, a new book set for release, and a deep well of practical knowledge, Professor Edward H. Miller emphasizes excellence, engagement, and experiential learning.

Kate Weiler "What It Takes" interview cover image showing Kate Weiler with Drink Simple products

Ironman Triathlete Harnesses Maple Water to Build Sustainable Sports Drink Business

College of Professional Studies alumna Kate Weiler is passionate about sports, fitness, nutrition and nature. Tapping her entrepreneurial skills and the natural filtration of trees, the MS Applied Nutrition ‘13 graduate built Drink Simple, a thriving company that offers a way for people to stay hydrated with maple water. Watch this episode of “What It […]

Meet Our New and Promoted Faculty

The College of Professional Studies welcomes 15 new faculty colleagues and congratulates 11 faculty colleagues who earned a promotion this year.

A Journalist Reborn

When his industry—and a brilliant career—suddenly collapsed, Ian Thomsen MPS’21 launched a personal reinvention for the digital age “This is the tale of an old man who dreams of telling a new story.” So begins Ian Thomsen’s master’s thesis, in which the 2021 College of Professional Studies (CPS) graduate recounts his journey to spectacular professional […]