05/02/17 - BOSTON, MA. - Caroline Fried, SSH'17, poses for a portrait at Northeastern University on May 2, 2017. Fried recently received a Fullbright award. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Scholar Caroline Fried Earns the Fulbright Fellowship

University Scholar Caroline Fried focused much of her academic work at Northeastern on better understanding the Asia Pacific region—most specifically, Taiwan—and its cultural and political complexities. She points to her co-op last year at the Asia Society Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., as playing a critical role in her shaping a career path. Fried spent […]

This year's Huntington 100 inductees.

15 University Scholars Named to Huntington 100

Fifteen University Scholars have joined the ranks of the Huntington 100, Northeastern University’s annual honor roll of 100 students selected for their impressive achievements and impact both on campus and around the world. Members of the Huntington 100 are nominated by peers, faculty, and staff members and selected by a committee on the basis of factors […]

Travis Delano, COS '17

Meet the Graduates: Travis Delano

Travis DeLano, S’17, is a University Scholar with a near-perfect GPA. He was recognized twice at the Academic Honors Convocation—first for receiving the Harold D. Hodgkinson Award, one of the university’s highest honors for graduating seniors, and then for winning a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Here, he reflects on his past five years […]

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2016 Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Service/Research Projects

Looking for an opportunity to take part in meaningful, long-term service in the community? Interested in working with a group of dedicated peers to become experts on a topic? We invite Honors students to consider taking part in a Service/Research Project, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships. Service/Research Projects are student-directed group […]

Hannah Bergam COS'17

Hannah Bergam Earns Muckenhoupt Scholarship

Congratulations to Hannah Bergam, COS’17, who recently earned the Dr. Carl F. Muckenhoupt Scholarship! The Scholarship, which provides support to an undergraduate student majoring in science or math in the College of Science, is designed to recognize students with “a demonstrated interest in aiding the environment.” According to Bergam, her co-op, research, and volunteer experiences […]

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10 University Scholars Named to Huntington 100

Ten University Scholars have joined the ranks of the Huntington 100, Northeastern University’s annual honor roll of 100 students selected for their impressive achievements and impact both on campus and around the world. Members of the Huntington 100 are nominated by peers, faculty, and staff members and selected by a committee on the basis of […]

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 […]

Gloria Steinem Visit

Gloria Steinem Shares Advice, Wisdom with Student Leaders

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem appeared on campus as part of the Scholars Seminar. by Joe O’Connell, this story originally appeared in Northeastern News. Rarely is there an oppor­tu­nity to pick the brain of someone whose pas­sion and beliefs launched social change across the nation. But on Thursday after­noon a group of about 30 North­eastern stu­dent leaders and […]

Lola Akingbade, S’18, interviewed more than two dozen African-Americans in St. Louis this summer, looking to capture the city's mood in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University.

‘Black Voices Project’ chronicles race, citizenship of African-​​American community

by Jason Kornowitz, this story originally appeared in Northeastern News. It was June, and Lola Aking­bade was in Fer­guson, Mis­souri, looking to cap­ture the zeit­geist in the wake of civil unrest. Unarmed black teenager Michael Brown had been killed by white police officer Darren Wilson on the streets of this quaint St. Louis suburb just […]