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 […]

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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. […]

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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.  

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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 […]

Map of single mother households. Incarceration Service Research Project, Spring 2013.

University Scholars Service Research Projects: The Justice League

Each year, University Scholars dedicate 100 hours to civic engagement activity. This experience is designed to help Scholars understand how they can best put their talents to use. We offer two terrific opportunities through which Scholars can fulfill their service obligations: Direct Service and participation in a University Community Service Project. Many Scholars choose to […]

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Tyler Hall to Speak at Open Classroom

On Wednesday, April 3rd at 6:00 PM, University Scholar Tyler Hall will be giving a presentation at the Open Classroom Lecture Series regarding the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement. This movement is the largest mobilization of students for an environmental cause in history, with campaigns underway at over 250 campuses nationwide. The class organizers have never […]

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Blizzard Nemo

  During the week before the storm, our campus was in a tizzy of excitement about the approach of Blizzard Nemo. Nemo did not disappoint and our University Scholars seemed to have a lot of fun out adventuring in the snow!

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The ICA: Josiah McEleheny Exhibit

One of the things I love most about Northeastern is its proximity to fine art, including the university’s own Gallery 360 and the Museum of Fine Arts down the street. I have also visited several private art galleries on Newbury Street and viewed works by artists ranging from Boston locals to Salvador Dalí. However, the one […]