2016 Scholars Service/Research Projects

A unique option for civic engagement, the Scholars Service/Research Projects offer University Scholars the opportunity to work in interdisciplinary teams on self-directed, yearlong research projects that are carried out in close collaboration with a community partner. Many of these projects are ongoing and were presented at last year’s Service/Research Project Celebration. Below are brief summaries of this year’s opportunities; […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

ASB Coordinators will have the opportunity to attend a Citizen School in the Grand Canyon.

Seeking Scholars Alternative Spring Break Coordinators

Due to high demand, we are seeking to increase the number of Alternative Spring Breaks the Scholars Program runs next year. To this end, we are currently seeking four (4) Scholars Alternative Spring Break Coordinators for our Program. In this role, you would work with the staff of the Scholars Program and the Center for Community Service, […]

Neighbor to Neighbor Spring Cleanup

Seeking Scholars NU Service Day Coordinators

We will be co-sponsoring (with great pride) this fall’s NU Service Day, which will be held on October 24th.  As part of our partnership, the Center for Community Service has offered Scholars three leadership positions in the coordination of the event. Two (2) Scholars NU Service Day Project Coordinators will be responsible for: Site recruitment Ongoing communication […]

Center for STEM

Scholars Celebrate Service Research Projects

Reflecting the central role of community service and civic engagement in the life of Northeastern generally and the University Scholars in particular, the Scholars End-of-Year Celebration featured poster and video presentations from the teams which completed Scholars Service Research Projects and Alternative Spring Breaks in 2014-15. Scholars Service Research Projects offer Scholars the opportunity to work […]