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University Scholars Service Research Projects: The Food Project

Each year, University Scholars dedicate 100 hours to civic engagement activity. This year, Scholars, carried out four different research projects with community partners in the city of Boston. On April 16th, a number of individual students and our research groups presented the results of their year-long service to our community partners, as well as faculty […]

Map of single mother households. Incarceration Service Research Project, Spring 2013.

University Scholars Service Research Projects: The Justice League

Each year, University Scholars dedicate 100 hours to civic engagement activity. This experience is designed to help Scholars understand how they can best put their talents to use. We offer two terrific opportunities through which Scholars can fulfill their service obligations: Direct Service and participation in a University Community Service Project. Many Scholars choose to […]

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Chu Wins Rigg Shining Torch Scholarship

On April 10th, Wendy Chu, a political science student and member of the first cohort of University Scholars was awarded the Karen T. Rigg Shining Torch Scholarship for 2013 by Dr. Laura Wankel, Vice President for Student Affairs. The Karen Rigg Shining Torch Scholarship honors the contributions of Karen Rigg, former Vice President for Student […]

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DePorzio Wins the Husky Challenge

Nick DePorzio, a first-year Physics Major, took home the Husky Challenge Demo Day Prize for his Krys­tal­Board project. Inspired by his work in the laboratory of Professor Swastik Kar, DePorzio developed a low-cost liquid crystal writing board. DePorzio, who is now investigating how to move forward with his project with the help of Northeastern’s Entrepreneurs […]