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, […]

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Welcome Event Recap and Photos

This weekend, we were pleased to host over 200 prospective University Scholars and their families from all across the United States and world for our Welcome Event. Guests arrived on Sunday, attending tours and admissions sessions and taking trips to the “Top of the Hub” during the morning and early afternoon. From 2 to 4 […]

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Welcome Event Master Classes 2014

We have a wonderful slate of classes we will be presenting to prospective University Scholars visiting campus on March 23 and 24. Here’s a quick rundown of the course titles and the exceptional Northeastern faculty members who will be teaching the seminars. Master Classes will highlight areas of seminal importance in particular academic and interdisciplinary […]

Spring Scholars Speaker Series on Research and Innovation

We are pleased to announce that this spring we are going to be hosting a University Scholars Research and Innovation Speakers Series. The series will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 – 7 PM. Each session will feature a conversation with one or more interesting people from on or around campus, talking to us […]

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Scholars Climate Change Dialogue

This year, the University Scholars will be participating in a Dialogue of Civilizations to India to study the Science and Policy of Climate Change with Professor Auroop Ganguly of the Department of Civil Engineering.  During our time in India, we will study not only climate change phenomena and their interactions with natural and built environments […]

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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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The Most Important Thing I Learned in Undergrad

During our recent Scholars orientation the Faculty Fellows and I answered the question, “What was the most important thing you learned while an undergraduate?”  The responses were wonderfully rich. Professor Cram spoke about the importance of absorbing and categorizing large amounts of information, a skill she cultivated in her first college major — art history. […]

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Welcome Event Master Classes!

We have a wonderful slate of classes we will be presenting to prospective University Scholars visiting campus on March 17th and 18th. Here’s a quick rundown of the course titles and the exceptional Northeastern faculty members who will be teaching the seminars. Master Classes will highlight areas of seminal importance in particular academic and interdisciplinary […]