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Stumbling Upon History

Aneri Pattani, CAMD, Class of 2018 writes from her Dialogue of Civilizations to Istanbul and Berlin. I was walking in downtown Berlin the other day, being a typical tourist near Alexanderplatz. I had my camera in hand and my head turned upwards, looking at the tourist attractions and various restaurants in the area. But when […]

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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 […]

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Graduating Senior Wins Pickering Fellowship

Sarah Lombardo, a member of Northeastern’s Class of 2015 and the Honors Program, has been awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Pickering Fellowship provides financial support up to $37,500 annually for graduate study, which Lombardo will undertake at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Upon […]

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Northeastern Senior wins Fulbright to Vietnam

Olivia Nguyen DMSB’15, an International Business major with minors in International Affairs and Social Entrepreneurship, has won a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Vietnam. Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships send recent graduates to countries around the world to help teach English and to serve as cultural ambassadors of the […]

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Erin Bourque Wins Critical Language Scholarship

Erin Bourque, a first-year University Scholar and member of the Honors Program, has won a Critical Language Scholarship to advance her study of Russian this summer. Erin, an international affairs major and native of Dover, NH, will travel to Vladimir, Russia, for nine weeks of intensive study at the KORA Russian Language Center. When she […]

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Dialogue of Civilizations: Istanbul and Berlin

Did you know that the University Scholars Program is sponsoring two Dialogues of Civilization this summer? In addition to an updated iteration of last summer’s amazing Dialogue to study the science and policy of climate change in India, we’ve added “Politics of Space: Islam, Gender, Sexuality in Istanbul and Berlin,” taught by Professors Berna Turam […]

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Peer-to-Peer Advice: The Inside Information on Co-op

  This afternoon, a group of second- and third-year University Scholars, both those recently returned from co-op and those preparing to embark on their first co-op, met over lunch to discuss questions and share lessons learned about the co-op process. The lively conversation quickly revealed how much Scholars learn, both about their fields of endeavor […]

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Meet the New Faculty Fellow: Professor Paula Caligiuri

This year, we are pleased that the Professor Paula Caligiuri will be joining us as a Faculty Fellow. Professor Caligiuri is a D’Amore-McKim School of Business Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy where she researches and teaches in the area cultural agility and global leadership development. Named as one of the most prolific authors […]

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Meet Our New Associate Director, Dr. Paola Cesarini

The University Scholars Program is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Associate Director, Dr. Paola Cesarini. A native of Italy, Dr. Cesarini earned her Laurea in Political Science from the Libera Universita’ degli Studi Sociali in Rome. Next, she was awarded a Fulbright to study at Columbia University, where she completed a Master of International […]