Women in STEM: Lisa Osgood BELM '16: “When I scanned the room at orientation, I saw mostly men,” Osgood recounts. “But I also went to a vocational high school and that was the trend there.” As a graduating senior this year, however, Osgood took note of the 22 percent of female students entering the school that year — one of Wentworth’s highest on record — and that women represented 19 percent of the overall undergraduate population at Wentworth for 2014-2015.
Kristen Lundebjerg and astronaut Suni Williams: Kristen Lundebjerg BSME ’17 took reaching for the stars to a new level with her co-op at NASA. Lundebjerg worked in the external relations department for NASA in Houston, Texas, helping to shape the type of space-related literature she once saw as a child.
BIND student Honored for Footwear, Toy, and Sink Ideas: Lino Cantarella, BIND ’16, has long been considered a creative person, and his imagination and hard work recently paid off when he was named the winner of the Student Merit Award Competition at the Industrial Designers of America (IDSA) Northeast District conference.
NSBE Named Organization of the Year: After months of membership growth, board meetings, community outreach, and marketing efforts, the Wentworth chapter of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was honored as Organization of the Year at the March 23 Annual Student Awards.