Scholar Nicholas Mortillaro as PAWS.

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 […]

Dr. Cesarini

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 […]

Professor Darien Wood

Nobel Day

  by Faculty Fellow and Professor of Physics Darien Wood I was every excited to hear the big news today that the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs.  The prize recognizes work they did almost fifty years ago on the development of the Higgs mechanism which is responsible for giving […]

Carey Rappaport

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. […]

Professor Cram awarded teaching honors.

Meet Our New Faculty Fellows

The University Scholars Program is delighted to announce the addition of two new Faculty Fellows to our team: Distinguished Professor Carey Rappaport from the College of Engineering and Professor Erin Cram of the College of Science. Their tremendous talents as researchers, evident enthusiasm for working with students, and delight in creative collaborations will surely be […]