Category: MS in Computer Science

Kristine Umeh on Doing It All photo

July 26, 2023

Kristine Umeh on Doing It All

by Marcelle Santos Kristine Umeh (Khoury College of Computer Sciences '23) may be a software engineer now, but that’s not going to stop her from playing music or breaking into Nollywood. “I have multiple interests, and I don’t feel like...

Armen’s Turn from Classical Pianist to Software Developer photo

June 12, 2023

Armen's Turn from Classical Pianist to Software Developer

by Marcelle Santos The videos you find of Armen Sarkisian on YouTube start with him walking onstage toward a piano, wearing a suit and tie. Before he sits down, he bows to the audience, who applauds and then listens in...

Kennedy’s Drive for a Fulfilling Life Led Him to Computer Science photo

April 27, 2023

Kennedy’s Drive for a Fulfilling Life Led Him to Computer Science

by Marcelle Santos Kennedy Ezumah would have probably preferred to be overseas exploring, but, when we spoke, he'd been spending most days at home, doing coursework for his two remaining classes at Northeastern and interviewing for software engineering jobs. He’d...

Alumni Spotlight: Kicho Yu photo

October 26, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Kicho Yu

Kicho Wants to Build Bridges     by Marcelle Santos “Did you go camping?” I asked. He had mentioned going to the Sierra Nevada, and I was just making small talk before our interview. He looked up, scratched his chin,...

Student Spotlight: Semaa Amin photo

April 5, 2022

Student Spotlight: Semaa Amin

How Computer Science is helping one student turn multiple interests into a meaningful career by Marcelle Santos When Semaa Amin isn’t in class, she’s working to create a virtual reality lab. Or planning activities for students to support their mental...

Student Spotlight: Zoe Ding photo

March 22, 2022

Student Spotlight: Zoe Ding

Exploring Computer Science With a Beginner’s Mind by Marcelle Santos Zoe Ding feels like she’s standing at a gate that opens up to a whole new world. Computer science, the field she chose to study at Northeastern University, is just...


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