01/28/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Leaders of student organizations from across the Northeastern campus met with Gloria Steinem, an iconic American political and cultural figure in the Curry Student Center at Northeastern University, on Jan. 28, 2016, to learn about activism and organizing. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Gloria Steinem Shares Advice, Wisdom with Student Leaders

by Joe O’Connell, this story originally appeared in Northeastern News. Rarely is there an oppor­tu­nity to pick the brain of someone whose pas­sion and beliefs launched social change across the nation. But on Thursday after­noon a group of about 30 North­eastern stu­dent leaders and activists had that chance when they met with fem­i­nist move­ment leader Gloria […]

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Scholars Program brings Gloria Steinem to Northeastern on Jan. 28

  The University Scholars Program  Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation presents activist, organizer, author, and cultural icon Gloria Steinem. A founder of Ms. magazine, the National Women’s Political Caucus, and Choice USA, Steinem is a social and political force who has shaped the discourse of women’s rights in America for half a century. In […]

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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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Scholars Spring Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation

The University Scholars Program is proud to announce our lineup of speakers for our 2015 Scholars Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation. The Scholars Seminar is the first open-classroom style course designed collaboratively by students and features thought leaders and change makers from both inside and outside the university. The Scholars Seminar gives students insight […]

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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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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 Independent Research Fellowships

The University Scholars Program is pleased to announce that we will be awarding new Scholars Independent Research Fellowships (SIRFs) this year.  SIRFs are designed to support original, student-initiated independent research, creative performance, and project making in close collaboration with a faculty mentor. All University Scholars in good academic standing and with a GPA of at least […]

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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 […]

Spring Scholars Speaker Series on Research and Innovation

We are pleased to announce that this spring we are going to be hosting a University Scholars Research and Innovation Speakers Series. The series will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 – 7 PM. Each session will feature a conversation with one or more interesting people from on or around campus, talking to us […]