More than 200 students, faculty, and staff attended the sixth installment in a yearlong series on civic sustainability. Photo by Brooks Canaday.

Gay Rights After Gay Marriage

By Elliot Horen, Computer and Information Science, University Scholar from Carlsbad, California The timing could not have been better. Just five days before the ten-year anniversary of the landmark decision in Goodridge v. Depart­ment of Public Health legalizing gay marriage in Massachusetts, Northeastern brought two of the key participants in that case to speak about […]

Typhoon Haiyan

Scholars Climate Change Dialogue

This year, the University Scholars will be participating in a Dialogue of Civilizations to India to study the Science and Policy of Climate Change with Professor Auroop Ganguly of the Department of Civil Engineering.  During our time in India, we will study not only climate change phenomena and their interactions with natural and built environments […]

Sofia Sotelo Ortiz in Potosi, Bolivia

Far-Flung University Scholars: Sofia Sotelo Ortiz

The New York Times recently posted a series of photos from students who have traveled more than 50 miles to attend their university. International students make up 17% of our University Scholars contingent, while 83% of our group is from outside of New England. When these students come to Northeastern, they bring their stories with […]

University Scholar Helen Wang

Millennium Campus Conference Reflections: Ella Wang

During the weekend of November 1st, a group of University Scholars had the opportunity to attend the Millennium Campus Conference, hosted at Northeastern University (and organized, in part, by Scholar Ian McLarney). Here are a few reflections from students who had the opportunity to explore new paradigms for global development in conversation with experts and peers. […]

University Scholar James Evans

Millennium Campus Conference Reflections: James Evans

During the weekend of November 1st, a group of University Scholars had the opportunity to attend the Millennium Campus Conference, hosted at Northeastern University (and organized, in part, by Scholar Ian McLarney). Here are a few reflections from students who had the opportunity to explore new paradigms for global development in conversation with experts and peers. […]