Scholars Welcome Event 2013

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 […]

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 […]

The Scholars at Community Servings.

Scholars Volunteer at Community Servings

On Friday, January 10th a group of 15 University Scholars volunteered at Community Servings, the “free, hot, home-delivered meals program for people ill with AIDS, their dependents, and caregivers.” Two teams of Scholars worked to help prepare and package meals, from starter soups to dessert. We thank Community Servings for allowing us to give back […]

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Final Fall SAGE Event: Building the Scholars Cup

For our Final Fall 2013 SAGE Event (identifying Skills, Accomplishments, and Goals for Enterprise), Second-Year Scholars participated in a collaborative design process with a team of artisans and designers from the Diablo Glass School in nearby Roxbury. One group of 15 Scholars conceptualized the color of the piece, while the other group of 15 Scholars […]

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 […]

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. […]

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SAGE Event: Waters Speaks about Storytelling & Leadership

On Wednesday, September 25th, Second-Year University Scholars had the opportunity to hear from David Waters, the CEO of Community Servings, one of the nation’s leading nutritional programs for the critically ill. Waters spoke to our group about the work of Community Servings, as well as about the role that storytelling plays in his ability to […]

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Scholars @ The Sox

On September 19th, the University Scholars attended the Red Sox game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Though the Red Sox ended up losing in extra innings, the team clinched a playoff spot nevertheless. Below is a gallery of photos from the fun night.  

Food Map Brochure Front

University Scholars Service Research Projects: The Food Project

Each year, University Scholars dedicate 100 hours to civic engagement activity. This year, Scholars, carried out four different research projects with community partners in the city of Boston. On April 16th, a number of individual students and our research groups presented the results of their year-long service to our community partners, as well as faculty […]