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Ebert ’15 Wins Marshall Scholarship

The University Scholars & Office of Fellowships is pleased to announce that Julia Ebert, a Northeastern University senior, has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. Funded by the British government to commemorate the Marshall Plan and the special relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States, the Marshall Scholarship allows 40 “intellectually distinguished young Americans, […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Scholars Spring Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation

Throughout the fall, Dr. Karas and I have been working with a committee of your peers to put together (what we believe is) Northeastern’s first student-driven “Open Classroom”-style course: our Spring Scholars Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation. The Scholars Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation connects University Scholars to change-makers from both inside and […]

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Professor Wood’s Pack Visits Wolf Hollow

by Fenna Hasche, 2014 Scholar, COE & Alyssa Caganda, 2014 Scholars, COE On Sunday the 9th of November, members of Professor Darien Wood’s Pack went on a trip to Wolf Hollow in Ipswich. We left Northeastern University at 10 AM and after an hour bus ride stopped to refuel ourselves at the Clam Box of […]

Paige Ferguson

Meet Northeastern’s Rhodes, Marshall, and Mitchell Candidates

The Rhodes, Marshall, and Mitchell Scholarships are among the most prestigious postgraduate awards in the world, and this year Northeastern University had the pleasure of nominating five applicants for these scholarships. These students embody the best aspects of a Northeastern education: academic excellence, consequential research, dedicated service to others, and an aspiration to apply their […]

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Dialogue of Civilizations: Istanbul and Berlin

Did you know that the University Scholars Program is sponsoring two Dialogues of Civilization this summer? In addition to an updated iteration of last summer’s amazing Dialogue to study the science and policy of climate change in India, we’ve added “Politics of Space: Islam, Gender, Sexuality in Istanbul and Berlin,” taught by Professors Berna Turam […]

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Peer-to-Peer Advice: The Inside Information on Co-op

  This afternoon, a group of second- and third-year University Scholars, both those recently returned from co-op and those preparing to embark on their first co-op, met over lunch to discuss questions and share lessons learned about the co-op process. The lively conversation quickly revealed how much Scholars learn, both about their fields of endeavor […]

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