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Northeastern Students Win Goldwater Scholarship and Honorable Mentions

Emma Kaeli, a Northeastern University Scholar majoring in chemical engineering, is one of 260 students nationwide who have won the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, and three other Northeastern students have received honorable mentions in the competition. The Goldwater Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award for outstanding students in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering […]

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Students Receive Udall Scholarship Honorable Mentions

Northeastern University students Margaret DiGiorno and Madeleine Wax have received Honorable Mentions, with a stipend of $350, in the 2015 competition for the Udall Scholarship. These federally endowed scholarships recognize college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. Only 50 scholarships and […]

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Benjamin Moran Wins Hollings Scholarship

Benjamin Moran, a Northeastern University marine biology student, has won an Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Hollings Scholarship supports students interested in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education by providing two years of funding, as well as a 10-week, full-time internship with a NOAA scientist […]

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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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The Dean’s List – Spring 2014

The University Scholars Program is proud to announce the names of the students receiving Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2014 semester. To make the Dean’s List Scholars must have a GPA above 3.50 with no grade below a C-. Congratulations to our outstanding Scholars on their academic achievements!   Ololade Akingbade College of Science […]

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Scholars Seminar: Professor David DeSteno

On Monday, March 31, 2014, the University Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation hosted a lecture by Professor David DeSteno entitled: “The Truth about Trust.”  DeSteno is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Northeastern University, where he directs the Social Emotions Group.  He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University.  He is the author […]

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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 […]

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Scholars Seminar: Prof. Barry Bluestone

On March 13th, 2014, the University Scholars Seminar hosted a lecture by Professor Barry Bluestone on “The Great U-Turn: Inequality in America 25 years Later.” At Northeastern, Bluestone is the Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy, the founding director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy and the Dean of the School of […]

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Scholars Seminar: Professor Marty Vona

On Thursday, March 20th, the University Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation hosted a lecture by Marty Vona, Assistant Professor in the Col­lege of Com­puter and Infor­ma­tion Sci­ence.  Professor Vona is an experimental roboticist, who examines how computation interacts with the physical world.  He received his MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from […]

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Scholars Seminar: Professor Orimoto

On Thursday, February 6th, Professor Toyoko Orimoto shared her thoughts on the “beauty” of scientific research at our Third University Scholars Seminar on Research and Innovation. Professor Orimoto’s research focuses on experimental particle physics, aiming to answer fundamental questions about the nature of our universe: Is it possible that there are extra-dimensions of space-time? What new particles or […]