Professor Vona

Scholars Seminar: Professor Marty Vona

On Thursday, March 20th, the University Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation hosted a lecture by Marty Vona, Assistant Professor in the Col­lege of Com­puter and Infor­ma­tion Sci­ence.  Professor Vona is an experimental roboticist, who examines how computation interacts with the physical world.  He received his MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from […]

Scholars pursuing resesarch project.

Scholars Independent Research Fellowships

The University Scholars Program is pleased to announce that we will be awarding new Scholars Independent Research Fellowships (SIRFs) this year.  SIRFs are designed to support original, student-initiated independent research, creative performance, and project making in close collaboration with a faculty mentor. All University Scholars in good academic standing and with a GPA of at least […]

T-Shirt Contest

Scholars T-Shirt Design Competition!

The contest is for two designs to be printed on our University Scholars Welcome Event T-shirts – one for current scholars, and one for admitted scholars. Your T-shirt design should be original, and not infringe the copyright, trade mark or other right owned by a third party. The design can use any color, but please […]

Professor Orimoto

Scholars Seminar: Professor Orimoto

On Thursday, February 6th, Professor Toyoko Orimoto shared her thoughts on the “beauty” of scientific research at our Third University Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation. Professor Orimoto’s research focuses on experimental particle physics, aiming to answer fundamental questions about the nature of our universe: Is it possible that there are extra-dimensions of space-time? What new particles or […]

Jessica Taubner, Chief-of-Staff for Councillor Ayanna Pressley

Third Scholars Seminar: Jessica Taubner

On Thursday,  January 30, our Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation featured Jessica Taubner, the current Chief-of-Staff and former campaign manager for Councilor-at-Large Ayanna Pressley, the first African-American City Councilor in the history of Boston. As Chief-of-Staff, Taubner has worked closely with Pressley to set a very progressive and sometimes controversial legislative agenda, which includes forwarding new laws […]

Professor Fowler

Second Scholars Seminar: Professor Fowler

On Thursday, January 23, our Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation featured our own Faculty Fellow, Distinguished Professor of History William Fowler, who delivered a lecture entitled: “America’s Sacred Scripture: The Declaration of Independence.”  Professor Fowler is a wonderful storyteller who has studied and worked at Northeastern in a variety of research, teaching, and administrative capacities for a number […]