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Computer Science Education Week (CSEd...

December 6th to December 12th is Computer Science Education Week! This week is all about inspiring the youth to learn about Computer Science and to promote equity in computer science education. Come celebrate all things Computer Science with Northeastern University’s Center for STEM Education! Learn more about CSEdWeek and how to get involved on their […]

Pathway To STEM Final Presentations

After 8 weeks our virtual after school program, Pathways To STEM, will be concluding with the last sessions occurring on Tuesday November 16th and Thursday November 18th. Tuesdays presentation will be given by Professor Ruobing Bai, a professor in the Mechanical and Industrial department, presenting on Soft Materials and Soft Machine. On Thursday Professor Adrian […]

Building Bridges – Fall 2021 &#...

Building Bridges – Fall 2021 – Open for Registration

To All Interested High School Students, On Friday, December 3, Northeastern University will once again sponsor Building Bridges, a day dedicated to students considering a career in engineering. This event will be in-person and at Northeastern, so all students will be required to follow all testing/COVID protocols. Building Bridges provides an opportunity for you to […]

Girl Scout’s STEM Career Badge ...

Girl Scout’s STEM Career Badge – A Spooky Success!

On Saturday, October 30th, Professor Shefelbine invited a few Girl Scouts and their mothers to Northeastern University’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) to do a spooky STEM skeleton activity. Given Professor Shefelbine’s extensive research on multi-scale bone biomechanics, the girls learned a lot about bones, their composition and how they change as we age. […]

Pathways to STEM Update

As the week begins the conclude we have reached the halfway point for our virtual program, Pathways to STEM, where on Tuesdays we discuss engineering and on Thursdays science. Pathway to STEM is a virtual after school program geared towards high school students that allows them to explore various topics within STEM through presentations with […]


Due to inclement weather, this event is unfortunately cancelled. We’re extremely sorry about the last minute cancellation and are immensely thankful for your interest in participating in the event. We will be having another expo, Engineering for Everyone Expo, during National Engineers Week on Friday, February 25th (during BPS vacation week). We’re looking forward for […]

Holmes Innovation – STEM Field Trip (...

On Friday, October 22nd we had our 3rd field trip of the semester, this time a virtual field trip with the 4th and 5th grade classes at the Holmes Innovation School. The theme for the day was “Natural Disasters” – which is especially pertinent now, as we are currently in a natural disaster – the […]

Mission Grammar – STEM Field Trip (10...

On Friday, October 15th, 2021, we had our second reverse field trip of the year! We visited the 1st grade classes at the Mission Grammar School in Mission Hill (Boston). A younger field trip audience than usual (we typically do 4th-8th graders), this field trip was our third ever with Mission Grammar (the teacher we […]

Genetics Afterschool Program

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00pm to 5:00pm the Center for STEM Education is virtually hosting faculty lead presentations followed by Q&A sessions in collaboration with our Pathways to STEM program, an afterschool program geared towards high school students interested in STEM. Students are still able to join and the link to sign up is […]

Grew Elementary – STEM Field Trip (10...

On Friday, October 1st, we had our second field trip of the year – a “reverse” field trip (RFT) – where instead of students coming to us, we went to visit a school. We’ve done similar RFTs in the past, but it’s been awhile (last RFT in November 2017). For this field trip, we visited […]

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