Posts by Salima Amiji

Young Scholars Program: End of 2020 P...

Young Scholars Program: End of 2020 Program

Thursday, July 30th marked the end of the 2020 Young Scholars Program. Eighteen students presented their five weeks of virtual research to an audience of family, friends, and faculty through a Zoom call. Nine student pairs worked respectively in designed research areas such as chemical engineering, pharmacy, bioengineering, computer science, and civil and environmental engineering. […]

2020 Young Scholars Program – C...

Week three of the Young Scholars Program marks the halfway point for our high school researchers. On Monday, July, 13th, the YSP students participated in a Co-op/STEM Panel with four Northeastern students: Colin Bergmann, Nathalie Leger, Nithila Raman, and Fatemah Mukadum. Colin Bergmann is a recent Northeastern graduate, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering. […]

A summer of virtual exploration and d...

This summer is a bit different at Northeastern University for the students selected to participate in the Young Scholar’s program. Selected students are participating in a fully virtual experience, working in teams with their mentors defining research goals, learning new software, beginning to learn experimental procedures and techniques, and so on. 18 students were accepted […]

Murphy – STEM Field Trip (10.11...

On Friday, October 11, the Northeastern Center for STEM hosted ~68 fifth grade students from  Murphy K-8 School in Dorchester, MA. The theme of this weeks field trip was focused on the effects of water pollution and sustainability. The students began their day learning what engineering is and participated in an activity called “Who Polluted the […]

Dever – STEM FIeld Trip (10.4.1...

On Friday, October 4th, ~60 4th grade students from the Paul A. Dever Elementary School in Dorchester, MA attended a field trip at Northeastern University. The whole day revolved around a theme of Engineering, introducing what engineering is and the engineering design process. Students broke off into two groups; one group performing an activity using […]

Mary Lyon – STEM Field Trip (9....

On Friday, September 20, 2019, students from the Mary Lyon K-8 School visited Northeastern for a field trip on Natural Disasters and Hazards. 55 students attended the field trip which included fourth, fifth, and sixth graders. The students began their day learning about what engineering is and the engineering design process (EDP). Additionally, they learned […]

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