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Accelerating Growth in the Design and Construction Industry

Michael Koehler’s EMDC experience allowed him to speed up his career advancement and put him in a position to oversee the construction of the country’s soon-to-be first carbon-positive hotel.
Apr 9, 2024

EMDC Announces upcoming Built Environment Exchange (BuiltX)

EMDC Announces upcoming Built Environment Exchange (BuiltX)
Mar 20, 2024

Partners in Advancing Leaders

A collaboration among Northwestern’s EMDC and MPM programs and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) provides tuition support to qualifying candidates whose mission is to improve critical infrastructure owned by the United States.
Mar 8, 2024

Society of Women Engineers Hosts 2024 Career Day for Girls

Around 180 Chicago-area middle school and high school students signed up to visit campus as part of the February 24 event.
Feb 27, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Exciting Changes for EMDC

Director Shelley Finnigan reveals updates to the EMDC program that will begin with this fall's cohort of students.
Jan 19, 2024

Finnigan, Ankeny Named to MS Leadership Positions

Shelley Finnigan will serve as associate dean for master’s and professional education, while Casey Ankeny has been appointed assistant dean for TGS master’s programs.
Jan 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

EMDC Announces Date for the next Built Environment Exchange (BuiltX) Event

The Master of Science in Executive Management for Design and Construction (EMDC) program will host the next Built Environment Exchange (BuiltX) event on January 17, 2023.
Dec 15, 2023

Megan Greenfield Urges Graduates to Keep Growing, Give Back, and Aim High

Greenfield spoke at the December 9 PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony, reciting how three principles have guided her career.
Dec 11, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Right Place, Challenging Times

Barbara Burnette discusses how the EMDC program helped put her in a position to help relieve overtaxed medical personnel during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 6, 2023

Meet the New Director of Engineering Career Development

Erik J. Friedman joined McCormick in September after seven years as associate dean of career development and industry relations at Columbia College following a 15-year run at DePaul University.
Dec 4, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Megan Greenfield to Address Graduates at PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony

Greenfield, a partner at McKinsey & Company, will speak to graduates and their families during a ceremony on December 9 at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
Dec 4, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

BuiltX Event Brings Built Environment Together 

The first EMDC-hosted event examined what's on the horizon in Cook County.
Nov 15, 2023

Northwestern Establishes Julio M. Ottino Professorship

The professorship recognizes Ottino’s leadership and long-term commitment to the University and the McCormick School of Engineering.
Jul 25, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Recognizing the Value of Collaboration

Kyle Hanrahan talks about how the EMDC program gave him the necessary skills to work better with the many stakeholders in large-scale construction projects at Osborn Engineering.
Jun 15, 2023

Christina Kosmowski Encourages Graduating Seniors to Say Yes

Kosmowski, CEO at LogicMonitor, and Dean Julio M. Ottino spoke at the 2023 Undergraduate Convocation on June 11.
Jun 12, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News
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