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 […]

Northeastern students tackle global challenges at Clinton Global Initiative

This year’s group attending CGIU includes 5 University Scholars: Brandon Chung, Siddhi Doshi, Carson Markle, Nikin Tharan, and Deborah Vasquez.   This weekend the largest ever con­tin­gent of North­eastern stu­dents will attend the Clinton Global Ini­tia­tive Uni­ver­sity con­fer­ence, which is being held in the San Fran­cisco Bay Area. Fif­teen North­eastern stu­dents rep­re­senting seven projects were accepted […]

Weinstein Launches “The Lunch Report”

University Scholar, Larissa Weinstein, CAMD ’17, was recently featured in BostonInno for her work launching “The Lunch Report,” an email newsletter that highlights lunch specials for those working throughout the city. Weinstein, who has a history of getting businesses up and running, starting with a handbag operation starting at the age of 16, is excited […]

2015 Scholars Welcome Event Master Classes

This year we will once again be hosting prospective University Scholars on campus. And once again, we have a wonderful slate of classes to share with those who will be visiting campus on March 22 and 23. Here’s a quick rundown of the course titles and the exceptional Northeastern faculty members who will be teaching. […]

The Co-op Report: Nathan VanBenschoten on Working at Tablelist

Scholar: Nathan VanBenschoten Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering Hometown: Ivoryton, Connecticut Co-op: Lead Android Engineer at Tablelist   Opportunity is the single biggest gift one can receive. It is the foundation upon which, with hard work and complete dedication, goals can be reached and personal greatness can be achieved. These chances are often shrouded in difficulty and, as Thomas […]

SAGE Event: On Being Creative in the Workplace

On Tuesday, October 22, Scott Berkun, author of The Year Without Pants, discussed his book and his time at WordPress with a small group of University Scholars. He was wearing pants for the discussion – jeans, to be specific. He started with a brief presentation of what his job entailed at WordPress. Scott worked remotely […]

SAGE Event: Waters Speaks about Storytelling & Leadership

On Wednesday, September 25th, Second-Year University Scholars had the opportunity to hear from David Waters, the CEO of Community Servings, one of the nation’s leading nutritional programs for the critically ill. Waters spoke to our group about the work of Community Servings, as well as about the role that storytelling plays in his ability to […]

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 […]

DePorzio Wins the Husky Challenge

Nick DePorzio, a first-year Physics Major, took home the Husky Challenge Demo Day Prize for his Krys­tal­Board project. Inspired by his work in the laboratory of Professor Swastik Kar, DePorzio developed a low-cost liquid crystal writing board. DePorzio, who is now investigating how to move forward with his project with the help of Northeastern’s Entrepreneurs […]

Husky Startup Challenge: Coherent Clothes

When I was deciding on a college there were many aspects that played a role in my decision, one such aspect was location. Being located in Boston, Northeastern has afforded me many opportunities that simply would not have been possible elsewhere. For me, these opportunities have been focused on entrepreneurship and technology and outside of […]