Professor Hilary Poriss

Meet the New Faculty Fellow: Professor Hilary Poriss

Hello! I am delighted to be joining the University Scholars this fall as a Faculty Fellow and am excited to meet and get to know all of the students in the program. I am a music historian and I came to Northeastern in 2007 by way of a circuitous journey through Chicago, New York, Cincinnati, […]

Scholars attend the Interfaith Forum with members of the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service

Scholars Bressler and Straatman Attend Interfaith Leadership Forum

University Scholars Lindsey Bressler and Taylor Straatman recently attended an Interfaith Leadership Forum in New York City. Both Bressler and Straatman have been participating in a Scholars Independent Research Fellowship this summer to examine how public elementary school classrooms in Missouri and New York address the topic of religion. By hearing from multiple perspectives, teachers, […]

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The Co-op Report: Rose Leopold on Working with Senator Warren

Our 2012 University Scholars cohort has just completed their first co-op. In this series of articles, we will feature some news from them about their experiences and what they learned.   Scholar: Rose Leopold Major: Political Science Hometown: Santa Cruz, California Co-Op: Legislative Intern in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Washington, D.C. Office Thank You, Northeastern! The […]

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The Dean’s List – Spring 2014

The University Scholars Program is proud to announce the names of the students receiving Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2014 semester. To make the Dean’s List Scholars must have a GPA above 3.50 with no grade below a C-. Congratulations to our outstanding Scholars on their academic achievements!   Ololade Akingbade College of Science […]

Scholars plant trees as part of Civic Engagement.

Scholars Serve and Lead

This year, a number of Scholars received recognition of the “Above and Beyond” efforts to serve others through the University’s Civic Engagement Program. The Scholars and the names of their community partners are below: Ololade Akingbade, St. Stephen’s Youth Programs Hari Anbarasu, CBR-John D O’Bryant School Lindsey Bressler, CBR-USES, LIFT-Boston James Card, Let’s Get Ready […]

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Welcome Event Recap and Photos

This weekend, we were pleased to host over 200 prospective University Scholars and their families from all across the United States and world for our Welcome Event. Guests arrived on Sunday, attending tours and admissions sessions and taking trips to the “Top of the Hub” during the morning and early afternoon. From 2 to 4 […]

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Scholars Welcome Weekend Details!

We are very excited to be bringing prospective Scholars from all across the world to Boston to learn more about Northeastern University and our Scholars Program. Below you will find additional information about the program of events and attire for the weekend. We look forward to seeing you soon. Sunday, March 23 Check-in for the […]

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Welcome Event Master Classes 2014

We have a wonderful slate of classes we will be presenting to prospective University Scholars visiting campus on March 23 and 24. Here’s a quick rundown of the course titles and the exceptional Northeastern faculty members who will be teaching the seminars. Master Classes will highlight areas of seminal importance in particular academic and interdisciplinary […]

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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 […]

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First Scholars Seminar: Professor Barabasi

On Monday, January 13th, the University Scholars held their first Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation. Professor Laszlo Barabasi, a physicist working in the field of network science, spoke to the Scholars for over an hour about his research in this area. From illustrious early-stage contributors to the field, to the Kevin Bacon Game, Prof. […]