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Stumbling Upon History

Aneri Pattani CAMD’18 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 I happened to […]

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Wrap-up: The 2015 Scholars Seminar

An annual tradition in the spring semester, the Scholars Seminar is Northeastern’s first open-classroom style course designed collaboratively by students, and it features thought-leaders and change-makers from both inside and outside the university. The Scholars Seminar gives students insight into the groundbreaking work of Northeastern’s innovative and distinguished faculty across the disciplines, as well as access to […]

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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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Scholars Receive Nu Rho Psi Research Grant

University Scholars Kristen Brown COS’18 and Christine Boutros COS’18 have received an Undergraduate Research Grant from Nu Rho Psi, the National Honor Society in Neuroscience, to support their summer research. Brown and Boutros, both behavioral neuroscience majors, are undertaking a study of the cross-effects of marijuana and alcohol consumption in mice, under the mentorship of Professor […]

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Thoughts on the Importance of Interdisciplinary Work

by Congtin Nguyen, COS & University Scholar Last Thursday, after listening to Professor Intille’s lecture, I had the opportunity to speak with him further on his work to develop technologies that can efficiently and accurately track our physical activity and thus help us in leading healthier lives. One of the most intriguing things he mentioned […]

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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 […]