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Faculty Fellow Office Hours

Visit the faculty fellows in our new office, 450 Dodge, during their office hours. These hours are for Spring 2017. Professor Wood Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 PM – 2 PM Professor Goodale Mondays and Wednesdays 6 PM – 7 PM Thursdays 2:50 PM – 4:25 PM Professor Cram Fridays 3 PM – 4:30 PM […]


Tipling Rock: Indie Rock Band Puts Experiential Education in Action

The following story is from the College of Arts, Media, and Design. It features Matt Lewin, a University Scholar and member of the band Tipling Rock. Three Northeastern students’ indie rock band, Tipling Rock, has been getting noticed lately – on Spotify and beyond. They recently topped Spotify’s Global Viral Chart as well as viral […]

Marilyn Minus

Launching the 2017 Scholars Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation

An annual tradition in the spring semester, the Scholars Seminar is Northeastern’s first open-classroom style course designed collaboratively by students, and it features thought-leaders and change-makers from both inside and outside the university. The Scholars Seminar gives students insight into the groundbreaking work of Northeastern’s innovative and distinguished faculty across the disciplines, as well as […]


Giving Thanks!

Thank you to everyone who shared their Thanksgiving thoughts with us. Here are some of the things that members of the USP community are thankful for: I am very thankful for having the privilege of working with the Scholars program (students, faculty, and staff) this past year, especially because of the zeal, positivity, intelligence, mindfulness, […]


Colored: Crack Cocaine, the War on Drugs, and the Making of Post-Civil Rights America

The following is a blog post by University Scholar Joe Tache about his experience working on a Scholars Independent Research Fellowship this summer. I was subletting an apartment off campus this summer. My room was directly adjacent to the building next to mine, so it never got any natural light. Really great sleeping conditions. So […]


Underrepresentation Down Under: A Critical Assessment of Higher Education Resources for Indigenous Peoples in Australia

The following is a blog post reflection by University Scholar Chynna Lewis about her SIRF project from this summer, Underrepresentation Down Under: A Critical Assessment of Higher Education Resources for Indigenous Peoples in Australia.   Over this past summer I embarked on an incredible journey to Australia with two colleagues in hopes of studying Indigenous […]

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