A Pressing Adventure in Istanbul

Kara Morgan, CSSH ’18 reflects on her experience with the University Scholars Dialogue to Istanbul and Berlin. We found it. After thirty minutes of wandering the streets of Istanbul, fellow University Scholar Aneri Pattani and I found the Journalists Association of Turkey’s ‘Press Museum.’  We embarked from our hotel that scorching afternoon, our last free […]

Dancing in the Streets

John Howard, COE ’18 reflects on his experience with the University Scholars Dialogue to Istanbul and Berlin. On the dialogue to Istanbul and Berlin, I was given a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the culture of two of the most exciting cities in Europe. In addition to having the freedom and ability to go explore […]

Graduating Senior Wins Pickering Fellowship

Sarah Lombardo, a member of Northeastern’s Class of 2015 and the Honors Program, has been awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Pickering Fellowship provides financial support up to $37,500 annually for graduate study, which Lombardo will undertake at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Upon […]

Dialogue of Civilizations: Istanbul and Berlin

Did you know that the University Scholars Program is sponsoring two Dialogues of Civilization this summer? In addition to an updated iteration of last summer’s amazing Dialogue to study the science and policy of climate change in India, we’ve added “Politics of Space: Islam, Gender, Sexuality in Istanbul and Berlin,” taught by Professors Berna Turam […]

Peer-to-Peer Advice: The Inside Information on Co-op

  This afternoon, a group of second- and third-year University Scholars, both those recently returned from co-op and those preparing to embark on their first co-op, met over lunch to discuss questions and share lessons learned about the co-op process. The lively conversation quickly revealed how much Scholars learn, both about their fields of endeavor […]

The Co-op Report: Wendy Chu on Working at a White House Initiative

Scholar: Wendy Chu Major: Political Science/Economics Hometown: Woodside, NY Co-op: Intern, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders With its experimental learning opportunities, Northeastern University stretches the definition of “college student.” I chose to attend Northeastern because its co-ops, Dialogues, and classes would challenge me into becoming a better person. When I arrived on campus, I only knew […]

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 […]

The Co-op Report: Rose Leopold on Working with Senator Warren

Our 2012 University Scholars cohort has just completed their first co-op. In this series of articles, we will feature some news from them about their experiences and what they learned.   Scholar: Rose Leopold Major: Political Science Hometown: Santa Cruz, California Co-Op: Legislative Intern in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Washington, D.C. Office Thank You, Northeastern! The […]