The Memorial

A Reaction to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

by Rachel Mumma, COE, Class of 2018 Standing in the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany is a surreal experience. From the outside, all that can be seen is a field of gray slabs, each the approximate width and length of a coffin. Looking out on a city block taken over […]

Caroline Fried, co-oping at the Beijing Daxing Dandelion School.

Life on Co-op, Advice for Spring 2015

It’s that time of year again, when Scholars are interviewing for co-op positions and trying to determine what working experience will help them to shape their next years of learning at Northeastern. Here’s some great advice from Scholars who returned to campus this spring about what to look for in a co-op, how to interview, […]

Professor Brenhouse

2015 Scholars Welcome Event Master Classes

This year we will once again be hosting prospective University Scholars on campus. And once again, we have a wonderful slate of classes to share with those who will be visiting campus on March 22 and 23. Here’s a quick rundown of the course titles and the exceptional Northeastern faculty members who will be teaching. […]

SAGE Series with Lynda Barry

Scholars Fall 14 Newsletter

On behalf of the Faculty Fellows and the University Scholars staff, I wanted to take a minute to thank all of you for a wonderful fall. In the letter that follows, you will find great news about our work together and the opportunities we are developing as we move into the spring term. Read all […]

Fellowship Winner Julia Ebert

Ebert ’15 Wins Marshall Scholarship

The University Scholars & Office of Fellowships is pleased to announce that Julia Ebert, a Northeastern University senior, has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. Funded by the British government to commemorate the Marshall Plan and the special relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States, the Marshall Scholarship allows 40 “intellectually distinguished young Americans, […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Scholars Spring Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation

Throughout the fall, Dr. Karas and I have been working with a committee of your peers to put together (what we believe is) Northeastern’s first student-driven “Open Classroom”-style course: our Spring Scholars Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation. The Scholars Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation connects University Scholars to change-makers from both inside and […]

Wolf.

Professor Wood’s Pack Visits Wolf Hollow

by Fenna Hasche, 2014 Scholar, COE & Alyssa Caganda, 2014 Scholars, COE On Sunday the 9th of November, members of Professor Darien Wood’s Pack went on a trip to Wolf Hollow in Ipswich. We left Northeastern University at 10 AM and after an hour bus ride stopped to refuel ourselves at the Clam Box of […]

Professor Caligiuri

Meet the New Faculty Fellow: Professor Paula Caligiuri

This year, we are pleased that the Professor Paula Caligiuri will be joining us as a Faculty Fellow. Professor Caligiuri is a D’Amore-McKim School of Business Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy where she researches and teaches in the area cultural agility and global leadership development. Named as one of the most prolific authors […]

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, […]