The Memorial

A Reaction to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

by Rachel Mumma, COE, Class of 2018 Standing in the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany is a surreal experience. From the outside, all that can be seen is a field of gray slabs, each the approximate width and length of a coffin. Looking out on a city block taken over […]

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Stumbling Upon History

Aneri Pattani, CAMD, Class of 2018 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 […]

ASB Coordinators will have the opportunity to attend a Citizen School in the Grand Canyon.

Seeking Scholars Alternative Spring Break Coordinators

Due to high demand, we are seeking to increase the number of Alternative Spring Breaks the Scholars Program runs next year. To this end, we are currently seeking four (4) Scholars Alternative Spring Break Coordinators for our Program. In this role, you would work with the staff of the Scholars Program and the Center for Community Service, […]

Neighbor to Neighbor Spring Cleanup

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 […]

How can modern analysis shed new light on artifacts recovered from Tikopia?

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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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 Celebrate Service Research Projects

Reflecting the central role of community service and civic engagement in the life of Northeastern generally and the University Scholars in particular, the Scholars End-of-Year Celebration featured poster and video presentations from the teams which completed Scholars Service Research Projects and Alternative Spring Breaks in 2014-15. Scholars Service Research Projects offer Scholars the opportunity to work […]

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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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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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Thoughts on the Importance of Interdisciplinary Work

by Congtin Nguyen, COS & University Scholar Last Thursday, after listening to Professor Intille’s lecture, I had the opportunity to speak with him further on his work to develop technologies that can efficiently and accurately track our physical activity and thus help us in leading healthier lives. One of the most intriguing things he mentioned […]