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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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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 […]

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2016 Scholars Welcome Event Master Classes

This year we will once again be hosting prospective University Scholars on campus. And once again, we have a wonderful slate of classes to share with those who will be visiting campus on March 20 and 21. Here’s a quick rundown of the course titles and the exceptional Northeastern faculty members who will be teaching. […]

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A New Approach to Problem Solving

by Kiara Taquechel, COS Last night I had the pleasure of attending a talk by one of Northeastern’s own, Professor Kim Lewis, a distinguished professor of biology. Dr. Lewis has made a name for himself in microbiology by what I perceive to be simple, creative solutions to problems that have seemingly stumped researchers for decades. […]

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2016 Scholars Seminar Speakers

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 […]

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Scholars Independent Research Fellowships Foster Innovative Projects Across the Disciplines

University Scholars demand to be challenged, are passionate about learning, and innovate when given the freedom to explore. The Program provides the intellectual and financial resources that enable Scholars to perform high-caliber, in-depth work. In Summer 2015, we awarded nearly 40 Scholars Independent Research Fellowships, which provide up to $5,000 for University Scholars to undertake independent […]

Lola Akingbade, S’18, interviewed more than two dozen African-Americans in St. Louis this summer, looking to capture the city's mood in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University.

‘Black Voices Project’ chronicles race, citizenship of African-​​American community

by Jason Kornowitz, this story originally appeared in Northeastern News. It was June, and Lola Aking­bade was in Fer­guson, Mis­souri, looking to cap­ture the zeit­geist in the wake of civil unrest. Unarmed black teenager Michael Brown had been killed by white police officer Darren Wilson on the streets of this quaint St. Louis suburb just […]

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A True Fan

Kyle Roeloffs, COS ’19 reflects on his experience with the University Scholars Dialogue to Istanbul and Berlin.   My father sent me off prior to leaving for the dialogue by telling me to “buy me some weird Turkish soccer jersey.”  Since I spent the majority of my time in Istanbul exploring the area of Besiktas and studying […]

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A Pressing Adventure in Istanbul

Kara Morgan, CSSH ’18 reflects on her experience with the University Scholars Dialogue to Istanbul and Berlin. We found it. After thirty minutes of wandering the streets of Istanbul, fellow University Scholar Aneri Pattani and I found the Journalists Association of Turkey’s ‘Press Museum.’  We embarked from our hotel that scorching afternoon, our last free […]

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Dancing in the Streets

John Howard, COE ’18 reflects on his experience with the University Scholars Dialogue to Istanbul and Berlin. On the dialogue to Istanbul and Berlin, I was given a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the culture of two of the most exciting cities in Europe. In addition to having the freedom and ability to go explore […]