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Matt Connolly, DMSB’16, is an entrepreneur who ran his business, M13Y, while studying at Northeastern. He also worked on co-op at Amazon as an undergraduate and will work there full time after graduation. He Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Meet the Graduate: Matt Connolly

Matt Con­nolly started his first e-​​commerce busi­ness as a teenager out of his garage at his home in Troy, New York. The bud­ding entre­pre­neur came to North­eastern eager to take advan­tage of the university’s co-​​op and entre­pre­neur­ship pro­grams. Not only has his own busi­ness grown while he was at North­eastern, but Con­nolly, DMSB’16, worked on co-​​op […]

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Rose Leopold Receives Outstanding Co-op Award

Rose Leopold, CSSH ’16, was awarded one of fourteen Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards. Rose, a University Scholar, completed co-ops with Senator Elizabeth Warren, the U.S. Embassy in Quito, Ecuador, and Northeastern’s Advancement Office. In her first co-op, Rose worked as a legislative intern for Senator Elizabeth Warren in Washington D.C. Rose’s experience working for Senator […]

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Meet the Graduate: Wendy Chu

Wendy Chu chose to attend North­eastern because she felt the uni­ver­sity “stretched the def­i­n­i­tion of col­lege stu­dent.” Even though she had always been inter­ested in public ser­vice and social impact, North­eastern helped her find oppor­tu­ni­ties to con­duct research, engage with the com­mu­nity, gain real-​​world work expe­ri­ence on co-​​op, and dis­cover new coun­tries and cul­tures abroad. Four […]

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10 University Scholars Named to Huntington 100

Ten 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 […]

SGA President and University Scholar Elliot Horen, CCIS'18 and SGA Vice President Suchira Sharma, DMSB'19, pose for portraits inside the Curry Student Center and Northeastern University on April 15, 2016. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Elliot Horen Elected Student Government President

While on the Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment Asso­ci­a­tion cam­paign trail, Elliot Horen, a University Scholar, and Suchira Sharma asked stu­dents about how to better North­eastern. They found a stu­dent body in sup­port of change, but strug­gling to iden­tify spe­cific priorities. Horen and Sharma, who rep­re­sented the only ticket on the ballot—ChangeNU—car­ried the day in the 2016 direct elec­tions ear­lier […]

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Sharing Scholars Service/Research Projects!

On Tuesday, April 19, the Scholars Program celebrated the completion of another fantastic year. In the Curry Ballroom, Scholars who participated in Scholars Service/Research Projects presented their posters to peers, faculty, and staff. Below you will find short videos produced by our servant leaders about their civic engagement. Enabling Engineering seeks to use engineering technologies […]

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