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Field Trip to New Bedford Wind Farm!

On Thursday, July 11th, students in REU POWER, D3 REU, and the Young Scholars Program attended a field trip in New Bedford, MA. The day was filled with fun which included a tour of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal and ended with a boat ride and ice cream. Students learned about exciting offshore wind […]

Northeastern University’s Summe...

Northeastern University’s Summer STEM Program completes its first week

This week and next, 24 middle school students of the Greater Boston Area are on Northeastern University’s campus to participate in our Summer STEM Program, where they are learning about the engineering design process through hands-on activities, field trips, and systems thinking. The theme of the program this year is engineering and natural disasters. The […]

Young Scholar’s Program-Week 3

Young Scholar’s Program-Week 3

Week three of the Young Scholars Program marks the halfway point for our high school researchers. The students are getting in to the swing of things; building prototypes, developing lab procedures and learning how to have a larger role in the lab. Students are in their labs from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, each morning […]

Young Scholars Program-Week 2

Young Scholars Program-Week 2

This morning, our Young Scholars participated in a design challenge. Mark Casto, a collaborating Boston area high school teacher, revisited the Engineering Design Process with the students and introduced a tower challenge. The students were given ten pieces of balsa wood of differing thicknesses and lengths, hot glue, and twenty minutes to build the tallest […]

2019 Young Scholar’s Program-En...

2019 Young Scholar’s Program-End of the 1st Week

Last Thursday was the end of our first week of the Young Scholar’s program. Our twenty-two students have been in their labs defining research goals and beginning to learn experimental procedures and techniques. On Wednesday, June 26th, the students participated in interactive seminars in which they learned about supply chain resiliency from Northeastern Professor Dr. […]

A summer of research and discovery; t...

A summer of research and discovery; twenty-two local high school students participate in the 2019 Northeastern University Young Scholars Program

Today, 22 high school students from the Greater Boston Area completed their first steps into the Northeastern University Young Scholars Program. Over the next six weeks, these students will gain hands-on experiences in engineering and science laboratories across campus. They will also develop posters and presentations for their research, and learn additional skills such as […]

REU POWER & D3 REU 1st Week

On May 28th, we welcomed 15 students to campus from 8 institutions participating in either the REU POWER and/or D3 REU programs, led by Professor Brad Lehman and Professor David Kaeli. Students will be working with exceptional faculty and graduate student mentors from across the university including: Ali Abur, Michael Kane, Brad Lehman, Carolyn Lee-Parsons, […]

JFK School – STEM Field Trip (’18-’19...

JFK School – STEM Field Trip (’18-’19)

Today, 5/28, we had a field trip of 5th grade students from the JFK school come to Northeastern for a day on Engineering and Natural Hazards/Disasters. The day started with a quick Do Now on how the students have reacted to/prepared for natural hazards they’ve been in (or if they’ve never been in one, how […]

Xaverian Brothers High School – STEM ...

On Tuesday, April 9th, 100 7th grade students from the Xaverian Brothers High School came for field trip to Northeastern. The students were split into three smaller groups and rotated between three stations: Snap Circuits, Overfishing, and the Earthquake lab. Additional Photos

Brooke Charter Roslindale – STEM Fiel...

On Friday, March 22 we had our second to last field trip of the academic year. 60 5th graders from the Brooke Charter School in Roslindale came to learn about telecommunications. This field trip was made possible by our partnership with professors Kaushik Chowdhury and Yousof Naderi, both part of the Genesys Lab. Thank you […]

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