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Northeastern Senior wins Fulbright to Vietnam

Olivia Nguyen DMSB’15, an International Business major with minors in International Affairs and Social Entrepreneurship, has won a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Vietnam. Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships send recent graduates to countries around the world to help teach English and to serve as cultural ambassadors of the […]

Portraits of Naomi Klein

University Scholars host Naomi Klein this Thursday

The University Scholars are proud to host Naomi Klein this Thursday, April 16 from 6:00-7:00 PM in Blackman Auditorium. Tickets are available to the public for free by visiting Northeastern’s Ticketing Office. Naomi Klein’s ambitious and provocative new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, has inspired debate and discussion worldwide. It was called […]

Congtin Nguyen

Thoughts on the Importance of Interdisciplinary Work

by Congtin Nguyen, COS & University Scholar Last Thursday, after listening to Professor Intille’s lecture, I had the opportunity to speak with him further on his work to develop technologies that can efficiently and accurately track our physical activity and thus help us in leading healthier lives. One of the most intriguing things he mentioned […]

Erin Bourque CSSH'19

Erin Bourque Wins Critical Language Scholarship

Erin Bourque, a first-year University Scholar and member of the Honors Program, has won a Critical Language Scholarship to advance her study of Russian this summer. Erin, an international affairs major and native of Dover, NH, will travel to Vladimir, Russia, for nine weeks of intensive study at the KORA Russian Language Center. When she […]


Northeastern Students Win Goldwater Scholarship and Honorable Mentions

Emma Kaeli, a Northeastern University Scholar majoring in chemical engineering, is one of 260 students nationwide who have won the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, and three other Northeastern students have received honorable mentions in the competition. The Goldwater Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award for outstanding students in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering […]


Students Receive Udall Scholarship Honorable Mentions

Northeastern University students Margaret DiGiorno and Madeleine Wax have received Honorable Mentions, with a stipend of $350, in the 2015 competition for the Udall Scholarship. These federally endowed scholarships recognize college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. Only 50 scholarships and […]

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