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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Two Scholars Earn Critical Language Scholarships

Northeastern University Scholars and Honors students Taylor (Tallie) Hausser DMSB’20 and Sydney Mokel CSSH’19 have been named recipients of the 2016 Critical Language Scholarship. An initiative of the US Department of State, the Critical Language Scholarship is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. Hausser, an International Business […]

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Tyler Hall Wins Udall Scholarship

Tyler Hall COE’17 has been named a recipient of the 2016 Udall Scholarship, making him the first Northeastern student to receive the honor. This federally endowed scholarship of $7,000 recognizes college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. Only 60 scholarships are […]

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Erin Bourque Receives Boren Scholarship

Erin Bourque CSSH’19, a University Scholar and member of the Honors Program, has won a Boren Scholarship to fund a year of study abroad in Kazakhstan. Bourque, an international affairs and political science major from Dover, NH, will complete the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty. […]

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Scholars Alternative Spring Break Trips

This March, the University Scholars Program sponsored four Alternative Spring Break excursions. The trips explored a variety of topics: fair trade coffee in Costa Rica, civil rights in Selma, public health with San Francisco, and immigration in San Juan. On Tuesday, April 19, the Scholars Program celebrated the completion of another fantastic year. In the […]

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Lynsey Addario: Powerhouse Photographer

by Kenneth Barragan, CSSH ’18 Prior to hearing that Lynsey Addario, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and MacArthur Fellow, was coming to speak at our Scholars Seminar Series, I had honestly never heard about her. Nevertheless, a world-renowned change-maker was coming to our campus and I could not pass up the opportunity to meet her and […]