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. […]

2017 Scholars Independent Research Fellowships Awarded!

We are pleased to announce that Scholars Independent Research Fellowships for the summer of 2017 have been awarded. The Scholars Independent Research Fellowship (SIRF) will once again fund over 30 summer research and creative projects, conceived independently by Scholars and undertaken with a faculty mentor. This summer, Scholars will document the “Humans of the John […]

Scholar Ben Moran Earns Goldwater Scholarship and National Georgraphic Award

University Scholar Benjamin Moran and Honors Program student Hannah Tam have seized myriad opportunities to engage in undergraduate research at Northeastern, both on campus and on co-op. Moran is a marine biology major whose experiences have ranged from labs at the university’s Marine Science Center to field research off the shores of Panama. Tam has […]

Scholar Caroline Fried Earns the Fulbright Fellowship

Caroline Fried focused much of her academic work at Northeastern on better understanding the Asia Pacific region—most specifically, Taiwan—and its cultural and political complexities. She points to her co-op last year at the Asia Society Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., as playing a critical role in her shaping a career path. Fried spent six months […]

Meet the Graduate: Matt Connolly

Matt Con­nolly started his first e-​​commerce busi­ness as a teenager out of his garage at his home in Troy, New York. The bud­ding entre­pre­neur came to North­eastern eager to take advan­tage of the university’s co-​​op and entre­pre­neur­ship pro­grams. Not only has his own busi­ness grown while he was at North­eastern, but Con­nolly, DMSB’16, worked on co-​​op […]

Rose Leopold Earns Outstanding Co-op Award

Rose Leopold, CSSH ’16, was awarded one of fourteen Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards. Rose, a University Scholar, completed co-ops with Senator Elizabeth Warren, the U.S. Embassy in Quito, Ecuador, and Northeastern’s Advancement Office. In her first co-op, Rose worked as a legislative intern for Senator Elizabeth Warren in Washington D.C. Rose’s experience working for Senator […]

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 […]

Sharing Scholars Service/Research Projects!

On Tuesday, April 19, the Scholars Program celebrated the completion of another fantastic year. In the Curry Ballroom, Scholars who participated in Scholars Service/Research Projects presented their posters to peers, faculty, and staff. Below you will find short videos produced by our servant leaders about their civic engagement. Enabling Engineering seeks to use engineering technologies […]

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 […]

‘Black Voices Project’ chronicles race, citizenship of African-​​American community

by Jason Kornowitz, this story originally appeared in Northeastern News. It was June, and Lola Aking­bade was in Fer­guson, Mis­souri, looking to cap­ture the zeit­geist in the wake of civil unrest. Unarmed black teenager Michael Brown had been killed by white police officer Darren Wilson on the streets of this quaint St. Louis suburb just […]