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 […]

Meet the Graduates: Travis Delano

Travis DeLano, S’17, is a University Scholar with a near-perfect GPA. He was recognized twice at the Academic Honors Convocation—first for receiving the Harold D. Hodgkinson Award, one of the university’s highest honors for graduating seniors, and then for winning a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Here, he reflects on his past five years […]

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 […]

Life on Co-op, Advice for Spring 2015

It’s that time of year again, when Scholars are interviewing for co-op positions and trying to determine what working experience will help them to shape their next years of learning at Northeastern. Here’s some great advice from Scholars who returned to campus this spring about what to look for in a co-op, how to interview, […]

The Fall Scholars Research Symposium

Northeastern undergraduates shared the results of their Scholars Independent Research Fellowship projects at the Fall Scholars Research Symposium.

Welcome Event Recap and Photos

This weekend, we were pleased to host over 200 prospective University Scholars and their families from all across the United States and world for our Welcome Event. Guests arrived on Sunday, attending tours and admissions sessions and taking trips to the “Top of the Hub” during the morning and early afternoon. From 2 to 4 […]

Welcome Event Master Classes 2014

We have a wonderful slate of classes we will be presenting to prospective University Scholars visiting campus on March 23 and 24. Here’s a quick rundown of the course titles and the exceptional Northeastern faculty members who will be teaching the seminars. Master Classes will highlight areas of seminal importance in particular academic and interdisciplinary […]

Meet Our New Associate Director, Dr. Paola Cesarini

The University Scholars Program is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Associate Director, Dr. Paola Cesarini. A native of Italy, Dr. Cesarini earned her Laurea in Political Science from the Libera Universita’ degli Studi Sociali in Rome. Next, she was awarded a Fulbright to study at Columbia University, where she completed a Master of International […]

Nobel Day

  by Faculty Fellow and Professor of Physics Darien Wood I was every excited to hear the big news today that the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs.  The prize recognizes work they did almost fifty years ago on the development of the Higgs mechanism which is responsible for giving […]

The Most Important Thing I Learned in Undergrad

During our recent Scholars orientation the Faculty Fellows and I answered the question, “What was the most important thing you learned while an undergraduate?”  The responses were wonderfully rich. Professor Cram spoke about the importance of absorbing and categorizing large amounts of information, a skill she cultivated in her first college major — art history. […]