Professor Hilary Poriss

Meet the New Faculty Fellow: Professor Hilary Poriss

Hello! I am delighted to be joining the University Scholars this fall as a Faculty Fellow and am excited to meet and get to know all of the students in the program. I am a music historian and I came to Northeastern in 2007 by way of a circuitous journey through Chicago, New York, Cincinnati, […]

Professor Laszlo Barabasi

First Scholars Seminar: Professor Barabasi

On Monday, January 13th, the University Scholars held their first Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation. Professor Laszlo Barabasi, a physicist working in the field of network science, spoke to the Scholars for over an hour about his research in this area. From illustrious early-stage contributors to the field, to the Kevin Bacon Game, Prof. […]

More color, up close.

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 […]

Sofia at the museum.

Location Piece #2

Here at the University Scholars we are a creative bunch. With this in mind, I asked our Scholars to work with me on an artistic assignment during late winter. Drawing inspiration from the work of the conceptual artist Douglas Huebler and his Location Piece #2 (1969), I asked the Scholars to photograph one or more […]