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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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The Fall Scholars Research Symposium

Northeastern undergraduates shared the results of their Scholars Independent Research Fellowship projects at the Fall Scholars Research Symposium.

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The Co-op Report: Wendy Chu on Working at the White House

Scholar: Wendy Chu Major: Political Science/Economics Hometown: Woodside, NY Co-op: Intern, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders With its experimental learning opportunities, Northeastern University stretches the definition of “college student.” I chose to attend Northeastern because its co-ops, Dialogues, and classes would challenge me into becoming a better person. When I arrived on campus, I only knew […]

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Meet the New Faculty Fellow: Professor Paula Caligiuri

This year, we are pleased that the Professor Paula Caligiuri will be joining us as a Faculty Fellow. Professor Caligiuri is a D’Amore-McKim School of Business Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy where she researches and teaches in the area cultural agility and global leadership development. Named as one of the most prolific authors […]