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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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Seeking Scholars NU Service Day Coordinators

We will be co-sponsoring (with great pride) this fall’s NU Service Day, which will be held on October 24th.  As part of our partnership, the Center for Community Service has offered Scholars three leadership positions in the coordination of the event. Two (2) Scholars NU Service Day Project Coordinators will be responsible for: Site recruitment Ongoing communication […]

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Scholars Independent Research Fellowships Awarded

The University Scholars Program is pleased to announce that over 40 Scholars Independent Research Fellowships have been awarded to support research projects and creative endeavors during Summer 2015. Scholars Independent Research Fellowships (SIRFs) are designed to support original, student-initiated independent research, creative performance, and project making in close collaboration with a faculty mentor. University Scholars in good academic standing and […]

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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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Erin Bourque Wins Critical Language Scholarship

Erin Bourque, a first-year University Scholar and member of the Honors Program, has won a Critical Language Scholarship to advance her study of Russian this summer. Erin, an international affairs major and native of Dover, NH, will travel to Vladimir, Russia, for nine weeks of intensive study at the KORA Russian Language Center. When she […]

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Dialogue of Civilizations: Istanbul and Berlin

Did you know that the University Scholars Program is sponsoring two Dialogues of Civilization this summer? In addition to an updated iteration of last summer’s amazing Dialogue to study the science and policy of climate change in India, we’ve added “Politics of Space: Islam, Gender, Sexuality in Istanbul and Berlin,” taught by Professors Berna Turam […]

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Learning to Change the World

Wow, summer is finally coming to a close. Four solid months of summer is a long time without classes, but luckily I had an exciting international experience lined up! I had the chance to go on a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Bali, Indonesia. After the program I also had lined up a twenty-day whirlwind […]

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Summer Plans

Knowing that the fewer practical things I have to do, the more bored and disgruntled I get (I was extremely distressed just over spring break), I was worried about not having anything to do over the summer. Since I didn’t apply to any Dialogues, I had resigned myself to earning back some of the money […]