Matt Connolly, DMSB’16, is an entrepreneur who ran his business, M13Y, while studying at Northeastern. He also worked on co-op at Amazon as an undergraduate and will work there full time after graduation. He Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Meet the Graduate: Matt Connolly

Matt Con­nolly started his first e-​​commerce busi­ness as a teenager out of his garage at his home in Troy, New York. The bud­ding entre­pre­neur came to North­eastern eager to take advan­tage of the university’s co-​​op and entre­pre­neur­ship pro­grams. Not only has his own busi­ness grown while he was at North­eastern, but Con­nolly, DMSB’16, worked on co-​​op […]

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Rose Leopold Receives Outstanding Co-op Award

Rose Leopold, CSSH ’16, was awarded one of fourteen Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards. Rose, a University Scholar, completed co-ops with Senator Elizabeth Warren, the U.S. Embassy in Quito, Ecuador, and Northeastern’s Advancement Office. In her first co-op, Rose worked as a legislative intern for Senator Elizabeth Warren in Washington D.C. Rose’s experience working for Senator […]

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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 […]

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10 University Scholars Named to Huntington 100

Ten 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 […]

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Two Scholars Receive Critical Language Scholarships

Northeastern University Scholars and Honors students Taylor (Tallie) Hausser DMSB’20 and Sydney Mokel CSSH’19 have been named recipients of the 2016 Critical Language Scholarship. An initiative of the US Department of State, the Critical Language Scholarship is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. Hausser, an International Business […]

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Tyler Hall Wins Udall Scholarship

Tyler Hall COE’17 has been named a recipient of the 2016 Udall Scholarship, making him the first Northeastern student to receive the honor. This federally endowed scholarship of $7,000 recognizes college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. Only 60 scholarships are […]

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Erin Bourque Receives Boren Scholarship

Erin Bourque CSSH’19, a University Scholar and member of the Honors Program, has won a Boren Scholarship to fund a year of study abroad in Kazakhstan. Bourque, an international affairs and political science major from Dover, NH, will complete the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty. […]

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Lynsey Addario: Powerhouse Photographer

by Kenneth Barragan, CSSH ’18 Prior to hearing that Lynsey Addario, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and MacArthur Fellow, was coming to speak at our Scholars Seminar Series, I had honestly never heard about her. Nevertheless, a world-renowned change-maker was coming to our campus and I could not pass up the opportunity to meet her and […]

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Northeastern students tackle global challenges at Clinton Global Initiative

This year’s group attending CGIU includes 5 University Scholars: Brandon Chung, Siddhi Doshi, Carson Markle, Nikin Tharan, and Deborah Vasquez.   This weekend the largest ever con­tin­gent of North­eastern stu­dents will attend the Clinton Global Ini­tia­tive Uni­ver­sity con­fer­ence, which is being held in the San Fran­cisco Bay Area. Fif­teen North­eastern stu­dents rep­re­senting seven projects were accepted […]

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Scholars Welcome Event

The Scholars Welcome Event was a wonderful success, as over 200 prospective students and their families joined us at Northeastern to learn more about our university and the Scholars Program. During the event, we “world premiered” two new videos: one featuring interviews with current Scholars and the other, featuring Scholars who are currently abroad or […]