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. […]

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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, […]

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 […]

Underrepresentation Down Under: A Critical Assessment of Higher Education Resources for Indigenous Peoples in Australia

The following is a blog post reflection by University Scholar Chynna Lewis about her SIRF project from this summer, Underrepresentation Down Under: A Critical Assessment of Higher Education Resources for Indigenous Peoples in Australia.   Over this past summer I embarked on an incredible journey to Australia with two colleagues in hopes of studying Indigenous […]

Intergenerational Narratives of First- and Second-Generation Indian-Americans

This post is a reflection by Sneha Pandya on her Scholars Independent Research Fellowship (SIRF) entitled Intergenerational Narratives of First- and Second-Generation Indian Americans. “Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled… As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination,” concluded the final […]

Summer Events for Scholars

We are pleased to announce an exciting slate of opportunities for our Summer 2016. There is something for everyone — whether you want to listen to the American genius of Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples celebrating Independence Day, get out on the Charles River, learn the flamenco, or see the amazing acrobatic artistry of Cirque de Soleil — with […]

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 […]

Meet the Graduate: Wendy Chu

Wendy Chu chose to attend North­eastern because she felt the uni­ver­sity “stretched the def­i­n­i­tion of col­lege stu­dent.” Even though she had always been inter­ested in public ser­vice and social impact, North­eastern helped her find oppor­tu­ni­ties to con­duct research, engage with the com­mu­nity, gain real-​​world work expe­ri­ence on co-​​op, and dis­cover new coun­tries and cul­tures abroad. Four […]

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 […]