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 […]

This year's Huntington 100 inductees.

15 University Scholars Named to Huntington 100

Fifteen 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 factors […]

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 […]

Aneri Pattani Earns James Reston Fellowship

University Scholar and Northeastern journalism major Aneri Pattani has worked in newsrooms across the country, amassing an impressive reporting portfolio. She has covered breaking news for The Boston Globe, written health and technology enterprise pieces at CNBC, and unearthed compelling stories at The Texas Tribune, including coverage on the aftermath of a Supreme Court decision […]

Giving Thanks!

Thank you to everyone who shared their Thanksgiving thoughts with us. Here are some of the things that members of the USP community are thankful for: I am very thankful for having the privilege of working with the Scholars program (students, faculty, and staff) this past year, especially because of the zeal, positivity, intelligence, mindfulness, […]

Colored: Crack Cocaine, the War on Drugs, and the Making of Post-Civil Rights America

The following is a blog post by University Scholar Joe Tache about his experience working on a Scholars Independent Research Fellowship this summer. I was subletting an apartment off campus this summer. My room was directly adjacent to the building next to mine, so it never got any natural light. Really great sleeping conditions. So […]

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 […]

Announcing the 2016 SAGE Series

Each year, we offer a wonderful assortment of activities and workshops for Scholars as part of our SAGE Series, Identifying Skills, Accomplishments, and Goals for Enterprise. These workshops are designed as ways for Scholars to continue developing as leaders and thinkers, helping you assess your leadership capabilities, clarify your goals, forge new skills and relationships, and find a meaningful path forward. […]

Scholars Independent Research Fellowship: The Topology of Fair Division

University Scholars have the opportunity to apply for a Scholars Independent Research Fellowship (SIRF), which provides training and funding to carry out independent research projects. Continuing our series of blog posts by SIRF recipients, University Scholar Maxwell Polevy, CCIS ’17, discusses the mathematics informing his project entitled, The Topology of Fair Division. Suppose we have […]