Last year's SIRF project, "A Multi-Assay Recording System (MARS) for Electrophysiological Data Acquisition from Awake-Behaving Mice," conducted by George Bekheet and Hayden Henderson, mentored by Professor Marilyn Minus.

2017 Scholars Independent Research Fellowships Awarded!

We are pleased to announce that Scholars Independent Research Fellowships for the summer of 2017 have been awarded. The Scholars Independent Research Fellowship (SIRF) will once again fund over 30 summer research and creative projects, conceived independently by Scholars and undertaken with a faculty mentor. This summer, Scholars will document the “Humans of the John […]

April 19, 2017 - NAHANT, MA. - Marine science major Benjamin Moran, S'18, is the recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship, as well as a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. Moran poses for photos at the Marine Science Center on April 19, 2017. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Scholar Ben Moran Earns Goldwater Scholarship and National Georgraphic Award

University Scholar Benjamin Moran and Honors Program student Hannah Tam have seized myriad opportunities to engage in undergraduate research at Northeastern, both on campus and on co-op. Moran is a marine biology major whose experiences have ranged from labs at the university’s Marine Science Center to field research off the shores of Panama. Tam has […]

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 […]

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Giving Thanks!

Thank you to everyone who shared their Thanksgiving thoughts with us. Here are some of the things that members of the USP community are thankful for: I am very thankful for having the privilege of working with the Scholars program (students, faculty, and staff) this past year, especially because of the zeal, positivity, intelligence, mindfulness, […]

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The State of the Union

After another successful Scholars Clambake, the Scholars community came together to lay out our common goals for the year, as is our practice on Monday, September 7. This year, we revised our common goals to reflect our understanding of what we hope to bring into being. These follow. How do we create a group culture […]

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Whale Watch Reflection

In July, the Scholars Program brought students on a Whale Watch as one of many summer events. Below is a reflection on the event by University Scholar Lindsey Bressler ’13. A few months ago, along the coast of a dilapidated row of hotel beachfront properties, I learned about the plight of the disappearing red crabs. […]

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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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Native American History at the Arboretum

In June, the Scholars Program brought students to Arnold Arboretum as one of many summer events. Below is a reflection on the event by University Scholar Marc Tawfik ’13. Our tour guide, David, stopped us at one point during the tour to talk about a book written on Native American languages, the author of which I unfortunately […]

Summer Events for Scholars

We are pleased to announce an exciting slate of opportunities for our Summer 2016. There is something for everyone — whether you want to listen to the American genius of Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples celebrating Independence Day, get out on the Charles River, learn the flamenco, or see the amazing acrobatic artistry of Cirque de Soleil — with […]

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Meet the Graduate: Wendy Chu

Wendy Chu chose to attend North­eastern because she felt the uni­ver­sity “stretched the def­i­n­i­tion of col­lege stu­dent.” Even though she had always been inter­ested in public ser­vice and social impact, North­eastern helped her find oppor­tu­ni­ties to con­duct research, engage with the com­mu­nity, gain real-​​world work expe­ri­ence on co-​​op, and dis­cover new coun­tries and cul­tures abroad. Four […]