Wendy Chu CSSH'16

Wendy Chu featured in Meet the Graduates

Wendy Chu chose to attend North­eastern because she felt the uni­ver­sity “stretched the def­i­n­i­tion of col­lege stu­dent.” Even though she had always been inter­ested in public ser­vice and social impact, North­eastern helped her find oppor­tu­ni­ties to con­duct research, engage with the com­mu­nity, gain real-​​world work expe­ri­ence on co-​​op, and dis­cover new coun­tries and cul­tures abroad. Four […]

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10 University Scholars Named to Huntington 100

Ten University Scholars have joined the ranks of the Huntington 100, Northeastern University’s annual honor roll of 100 students selected for their impressive achievements and impact both on campus and around the world. Members of the Huntington 100 are nominated by peers, faculty, and staff members and selected by a committee on the basis of […]

SGA President and University Scholar Elliot Horen, CCIS'18 and SGA Vice President Suchira Sharma, DMSB'19, pose for portraits inside the Curry Student Center and Northeastern University on April 15, 2016. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Elliot Horen Elected Student Government President

While on the Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment Asso­ci­a­tion cam­paign trail, Elliot Horen, a University Scholar, and Suchira Sharma asked stu­dents about how to better North­eastern. They found a stu­dent body in sup­port of change, but strug­gling to iden­tify spe­cific priorities. Horen and Sharma, who rep­re­sented the only ticket on the ballot—ChangeNU—car­ried the day in the 2016 direct elec­tions ear­lier […]

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Two Scholars Receive Critical Language Scholarships

Northeastern University Scholars and Honors students Taylor (Tallie) Hausser DMSB’20 and Sydney Mokel CSSH’19 have been named recipients of the 2016 Critical Language Scholarship. An initiative of the US Department of State, the Critical Language Scholarship is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. Hausser, an International Business […]

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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 […]

Erin Bourque CSSH'19

Erin Bourque Receives Boren Scholarship

Erin Bourque CSSH’19, a University Scholar and member of the Honors Program, has won a Boren Scholarship to fund a year of study abroad in Kazakhstan. Bourque, an international affairs and political science major from Dover, NH, will complete the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty. […]

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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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Welcome Event T-Shirt Contest

Help us pick this year’s t-shirt for the prospective Scholars Welcome Event. The contest entries are below, with both front and back images.      

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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 […]

Gloria Steinem Visit

Gloria Steinem Shares Advice, Wisdom with Student Leaders

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem appeared on campus as part of the Scholars Seminar. 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 […]