On September 9th, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun spoke to students in the first-year Honors class “Enhancing Honors” at Blackman Auditorium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Craig Schmidt, a fourth-year Honors student in the College of Engineering, is a recipient of the prestigious Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship. This summer he’s participating in a unique internship program at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
A group of Northeastern students (including Honors) and staff from the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Service attended the annual Interfaith Leadership Institute in New York City to share and develop strategies for promoting their interfaith work.
Honors Alumnus recently earned a Fulbright Research Grant to study correlations between fetal alcohol syndrome in South Africa and paternal substance abuse behaviors.
In February, Lena King saw an open bee hive for the first time, and she was hooked. “There’s just something captivating about the way bees function, the way they move,” said King, S’15, a fourth-year biology major at Northeastern.