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Northeastern Giving Day – Donat...

Northeastern’s Center for STEM Education Giving Day! Northeastern University is hosting its annual Giving Day today! This is an amazing opportunity to support the Center for STEM Education and help us continue providing nearby communities with fun and exciting STEM activities to encourage a new generation of STEM thinkers. Every year the Center for STEM […]

Mildred Ave K-8 School – STEM F...

Last Friday, on March 22nd, students and teachers at Mildred Ave K-8 School visited Northeastern University for the first time. About 50 eighth grade students split up into three classrooms to learn all about Catapults, Reverse Egg Drops and Earthquakes. In the Catapults section, students learned about projectile motion and accuracy and precision. They then […]

Engineering Exploration Week – ...

Engineering Exploration Week – Feb 20th – Feb 24th 2024

The Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education ran their 5th annual Engineering Exploration Week on Tuesday, February 20th to Friday, February 24th. During Engineering Exploration Week, we invited students for a week long program to learn exciting STEM concepts and apply them to fun projects. We began the week by […]

Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Du...

Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education

We’re extremely excited to announce that we are undergoing a huge name change! The Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education seeks to build and support a community of educators, researchers, and students with the collective goal of strengthening the K-20 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) educational ecosystem. Despite the […]

Engineering for Everyone Expo 2024

Engineering for Everyone Expo 2024

The Center for STEM Education is hosting their annual Engineering for Everyone Expo! We are looking for engineers in the making. Come and be inspired and enrich your understanding of engineering. Students of all ages are invited to join us for this free event! We welcome all aspiring scientists, engineers, and inventors to Be Inspired […]

YSP 2024 – Open for Applications

This summer, we will be running our annual YSP (Young Scholars Program). YSP offers future scientists and engineers a unique opportunity for a hands-on research experience while still in high school. This 6 week summer research program will run from June 24 to August 1 and will involve research in various fields of STEM such […]

REU-PATHWAYS 2024 – Open for Ap...

This summer we will be running our third year of this REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) site: Pathways for community college students to enrich their education and careers (REU-PATHWAYS). This 10 week summer research site will run from May 28 to August 1 and will involve research in various fields of engineering with College of […]

Dever Elementary – STEM Field T...

Last Friday (10.6) marked our second field trip of the 2023-2024 academic year! 50 students from Dever Elementary School in Boston came to Northeastern to participate in STEM activities. The day started with a presentation on the Engineering Design Process and the fundamentals of bioengineering. The first activity the students completed was a reverse egg […]

UP Academy’s Spark: A Day of ST...

On Friday, October 20th, Center for STEM Education staff participated in UP Academy Dorchester’s inaugural Spark: A Day of STEM Exploration! Over 600 middle schoolers from the Boston area came to UP Academy to join in hands-on activities to help them engage with and think about STEM concepts. We brought paper rockets as our activity! […]

EXP Grand Opening (10.16.2023)

On Monday, October 16th, the Center for STEM Education was able to participate in the grand opening of the new EXP building! After the showcase,  30 high school junior and senior students from the O’Bryant School joined us in one of the EXP classrooms for the a short talk by Associate Dean Richard Harris, followed […]

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