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Aneri Pattani

Scholar Aneri Pattani Finds ‘Striking’ Stories, Inspiring People on Global Reporting Trip

Aneri Pattani’s first foray into international reporting was eye opening, motivating, and unforgettable. The recent Northeastern graduate spent a week in June traveling across Liberia with New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof, taking sharp note of his interviewing skills and pursuing a variety of stories—including those tied to her particular interest in global health. She […]

Amina Ly

Scholar Amina Ly Earns the Udall Scholarship

Amina Ly recalled that growing up, her father would share stories of his own childhood in rural Mauritania, in West Africa, and his village’s thriving agriculture-based economy. But when she visited the village for the first time when she was 8 years old, she was shocked to find that the once fertile land had grown […]

Last year's SIRF project, "A Multi-Assay Recording System (MARS) for Electrophysiological Data Acquisition from Awake-Behaving Mice," conducted by George Bekheet and Hayden Henderson, mentored by Professor Marilyn Minus.

2017 Scholars Independent Research Fellowships Awarded!

We are pleased to announce that Scholars Independent Research Fellowships for the summer of 2017 have been awarded. The Scholars Independent Research Fellowship (SIRF) will once again fund over 30 summer research and creative projects, conceived independently by Scholars and undertaken with a faculty mentor. This summer, Scholars will document the “Humans of the John […]

April 19, 2017 - NAHANT, MA. - Marine science major Benjamin Moran, S'18, is the recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship, as well as a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. Moran poses for photos at the Marine Science Center on April 19, 2017. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Scholar Ben Moran Earns Goldwater Scholarship and National Georgraphic Award

University Scholar Benjamin Moran and Honors Program student Hannah Tam have seized myriad opportunities to engage in undergraduate research at Northeastern, both on campus and on co-op. Moran is a marine biology major whose experiences have ranged from labs at the university’s Marine Science Center to field research off the shores of Panama. Tam has […]

05/02/17 - BOSTON, MA. - Caroline Fried, SSH'17, poses for a portrait at Northeastern University on May 2, 2017. Fried recently received a Fullbright award. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Scholar Caroline Fried Earns the Fulbright Fellowship

Caroline Fried focused much of her academic work at Northeastern on better understanding the Asia Pacific region—most specifically, Taiwan—and its cultural and political complexities. She points to her co-op last year at the Asia Society Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., as playing a critical role in her shaping a career path. Fried spent six months […]

This year's Huntington 100 inductees.

15 University Scholars Named to Huntington 100

Fifteen University Scholars have joined the ranks of the Huntington 100, Northeastern University’s annual honor roll of 100 students selected for their impressive achievements and impact both on campus and around the world. Members of the Huntington 100 are nominated by peers, faculty, and staff members and selected by a committee on the basis of factors […]

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