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Welcome Back –

Here at Northeastern University’s Center for STEM Education, we are extremely excited for the start of the school year. We have a lot planned for this upcoming semester, perfect for students, teachers, and volunteers. Field Trips, Afterschool Programs, and other Opportunities: Interested in getting involved? Check out the links below for upcoming opportunities! Field Trips: […]

Engineering PLUS – New NSF Gran...

“Northeastern Wins $10 Million NSF Grant to Boost People of Color and Women in Engineering Nationally” Despite decades of scattered efforts to improve diversity in engineering, the number of women and people of color remains far below their representation in the U.S. population as a whole. To solve this problem, Northeastern’s College of Engineering won […]

Pathways to STEM -> Registration Open

Pathways to STEM -> Registration Open

Are you in high school? Interested in learning more about potential STEM career paths / research in college? Pathways to STEM (P2S) is a virtual after school program geared towards high school students interested in STEM. Students will be exploring diverse career pathways through research presentations. Northeastern faculty members will be presenting their ongoing research […]

2021 Young Scholars Program: End of P...

2021 YSP Participants + Presentations The morning of Thursday, July 29th marked the end of the 2021 Young Scholars Program. 22 students presented their five weeks of virtual research to an audience of family, friends, and faculty. Check out this year’s presentations here! The Center of STEM Education would like to congratulate all the YSP scholars […]

2021 Young Scholars Program: Week 4

As the Young Scholars Program headed into its fourth week (7/19 – 7/22), the students continued finalizing their research and preparing for the July 29th presentation day. As usual, they attended more research seminars presented by Northeastern professors, which were led by Sijia Dong (Theoretical and Computational Chemistry), Erin Cram (How (Living) Tubes Squeeze), Samuel […]

2021 Young Scholars Program: Week 3

Last week marks the third week of the Young Scholars Program and the halfway point for our students! Students engaged with more Northeastern professors on their current research endeavors. This week’s seminars were led by Loretta Fernandez (Man-Made Chemicals and the Environment) and Tovah Day (DNA Sequences). In addition, students also participated in a Co-op/STEM […]

2021 Young Scholars Program: Weeks 1 ...

This summer marks the second virtual programming of the Young Scholars Program. Within this virtual experience, accepted students will be working in a team with mentors to define research goals, learn new software, create status reports, understand research procedures, and more. 22 students were selected out of many bright applicants from across the Boston area.  […]

REU POWER 2021 Week 1

On June 1st, we welcomed 12 students virtually from 10 institutions participating in the REU POWER program. For the summer students will be working with remarkable faculty and graduate student mentors from across the university including: Ali Abur, Michael Kane, Brad Lehman, Sanjeev Mukerjee , Aatmesh Shrivastava, and Taskin Padir. We are so appreciative and grateful for the […]

Data Analytics – Summer Program...

We’d like to share with you an opportunity for a virtual, 8-week STEM summer program for BPS high school students, the Data Analytics Summer Program, run by Professor Alice Mello at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies. This program will run from July 6th through August 26th on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting at either 2pm […]

Boyden Elementary – STEM Field ...

On Thursday, April 29th, we had our last field trip of the semester! The Boyden Elementary School from Walpole came for a special field trip, learning about engineering. The vast majority of our field trips have been for students in grades 4-6, occasionally teaching students in grades 7-9. This field trip however was for 2nd […]

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