In The News


Honors Student Named Marshall Scholar

Julia Ebert, an Honors student majoring in Behaviorial Neuroscience, was recently awarded a Marshall Scholarship. As a Marshall Scholar, Ebert plans to complete the MRes in biomedical engineering at Imperial College London, where she will examine the possibility of robotic intervention and control at the interface of the brain and the peripheral nervous system, an area… Read more »


Honors Student Selected for New Global Officer Co-op

Caitlin Morelli, SSH’ 16, was selected by President Aoun to be one of NU’s first Global Officers. Participants in this brand-new co-op will travel the world in search of new ways for students and the university to engage with the global community.


The Evolution of NUScience

Gwen Schanker, AMD/S’18 and Honors student, a double major in journalism and biology, talks about writing and editing for the student-run magazine NUScience, which just released its new “Food Issue.”


Social Impact Through Shoe-Making in Peru

Honors Student Kate Pellegrino, S’14, worked on co-op at Nisolo, a leather products company in the Peruvian town of Trujillo that provides long-term, sustainable, and better-paying jobs to local shoemakers.


President Aoun Speaks to Honors Students

On September 9th, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun spoke to stu­dents in the first-​​year Honors class “Enhancing Honors” at Blackman Audi­to­rium.


Whoo-hoo! A Simpsons Word-Search Tool

Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history and Honors faculty who specializes in the digital humanities, has created a Bookworm that allows users to search references to specific words used throughout The Simpsons’ 25-season run by season, episode, and even time within each episode. Excellent.


First Pages takes students to Katrina’s aftermath

Sheri Fink, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of this year’s First Pages book Five Days at Memorial, spoke to new Honors students Tuesday night about what she witnessed at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina struck the city in 2005.


3Qs: Quelling the Unrest in Ferguson

Honors faculty Gordana Rabrenovic discusses the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, and how best the community and law enforcement can work together to ease the discord within the city.


Honors Student Co-Captains Competitive Robotics Club

Christopher Hines, E’15 Honors student, co-captains Nutrons 125, a Northeastern robotics engineering student club that offers area high school students the chance to design, build, and test a robot in competitions around the region.


A Little Summer Reading

Nick Dowmon, E’16, reads One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathan Tropper for the Honors Book Club, which meets twice a month and is open to all Honors students.