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Wrapping Up a Year of Outstanding Service Projects

On April 17, 2018, the The University Scholars Program and the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships celebrated the many accomplishments of the Northeastern University undergraduate students funded to conduct Service/Research Projects (SRP) and participate in Alternative Spring Breaks (ASB). The products of 13 Service/Research Project Awards and 4 Alternative Spring Break trips were showcased […]

Four University Scholars Earn Goldwater Scholarship

Four Northeastern University undergraduates, all of them University Scholars, have earned the 2018 Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the United States’ premier award for outstanding young researchers in STEM fields. The Goldwater Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award for students majoring in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering who are interested in pursuing careers in research. […]

Leymah Gbowee

Announcing the 2018 Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation

An annual tradition in the spring semester, the Seminar on Leadership, Research, and Innovation 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 Seminar gives students insight into the groundbreaking work of Northeastern’s innovative and distinguished faculty across the disciplines, […]

Jodi Robertson

Student Launches Campaign to Promote Sustainable Diving Practices

Northeastern student Jodi Robertson discovered a passion for scuba diving during her gap year after high school. While traveling in Colombia, she met a dive instructor who piqued her interest in the activity. She was hooked after her first dive, and is now a PADI-certified dive master with more than 100 logged dives. Though Robertson […]

Alejandro Rovira

Student Helps Mothers, Infants on Puerto Rico Co-op

Earlier this year, behavioral neuroscience major Alejandro Rovira returned home to his native Puerto Rico for a transformative co-op experience. He performed extensive hands-on research to understand environmental health factors that affect pregnant women and their infants after birth. The co-op reinforced his desire to pursue a career in the medical field. “It catalyzed my […]

ISEC

Outstanding Student Researchers Nominated for Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award for outstanding students in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering who are interested in pursuing careers in research. The premier award for undergraduate students in STEM fields, the scholarship was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who showed a keen interest […]

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