Posts by Nicolas Fuchs

Building Bridges – Fall 2019

On Friday, December 6th, was the Fall 2019 edition of our Building Bridges event. 138 students from 66 different schools in 11 states signed up to participate, to learn all about engineering. Students picked from 17 different professor-led sessions, with each topic including some sort of presentation and/or hands-on activity. The day started with a […]

Fall Callback 2019

On Saturday, October 16th we had this semester’s rendition of the Summer Program Callback. We started the day with a team-building exercise (which I borrowed from a prior YSP Orientation activity): cutting an index card to form one continuous loop that you can fit around your waist. The actual solution (that I knew about) can […]

Edison – STEM Field Trip (11.15...

On Friday, November 15th, two classes (~30 students) from the Edison K-8 School came for our last STEM Field Trip of the semester. The visiting students were fifth graders; many of whom had come to last year’s field trip, where they learned about circuits and energy. For this year’s field trip, the students focused on […]

Mendell – STEM Field Trip (11.8...

Today, 40 fourth grade students from the Mendell Elementary School came for a field trip to Northeastern. Northeastern University and the Mendell have worked together for many years, both with visits to Northeastern for STEM field trips, but also through the Excellence for All Robotics Program: from 2016-2019, student volunteers from Northeastern came to the […]

Chittick – STEM Field Trip (11....

Mason – STEM Field Trip (10.25....

As part of Mass STEM Week, we had another STEM field trip today; 29 fourth grade students from the Mason Pilot School! Today, students learned all about energy: different types of energy (electrical, kinetic, etc), different sources of energy (both renewable and not), and how electrical energy actually gets to our houses. Students built their […]

St. Agatha – STEM Field Trip (10.18.1...

On Friday, October 18th, in partnership with professor Eno Ebong, 35 x 7th and 8th grade students from St. Agatha Catholic School came to Northeastern University for a STEM field trip, learning all about the Engineering Design Process (EDP). Students learned the steps in the EDP and why engineers use it and that engineering is […]

Longsjo – STEM Field Trip (9.13.19)

On Friday, September 13, 2019, the Center for STEM hosted our first field trip of the 2019-2020 academic school year! 43 students from Longsjo Middle School in Fitchburg, MA came to Northeastern to learn about Natural Disaster and Hazards. The students began their day listening and learning about the engineering design process, different types of […]

Young Scholars Program + REU Final Pr...

We are wrapping up our two summer research programs, REU-Power/REU-D3 and Young Scholar’s Program. Tomorrow (8/1) is final presentations and poster sessions for these programs; YSP will be presenting in West Village G 108 and REU will be presenting in West Village H 110 (see schedules: REU | YSP). Congratulations to all students on completing […]

Jackie Griffin @NUSSP 2019

On Wednesday, July 17th, Professor Jackie Griffin (MIE) led a session about epidemiology (spread of diseases) for our Summer STEM Program [NUSSP]. This summer, we had 24 program participants, whom are entering grades 6, 7, or 8 this year (September). On this day, we were learning about Human Health and Safety, particularly as to how […]

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