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Andy Myers @NUSSP 2019

On Tuesday, July 16th, our NU Summer STEM Program was focused on Energy; what it is, the different types, and how we (humans) can gather and harness it. As part of this day, students learned about sustainable energy sources, such as solar power, hydro power, and wind energy. PhD students Chi Qiao and Andrew Summerfield, […]

NUSSP 2019

Thank you all students and counselors for making this summer’s STEM program a success! I really enjoyed working with every single one of you, and look forward to seeing you at a callback in the future. -Nick Also, an extra thanks to the following people, who helped make this program a success: Reed Brockman – […]

Young Scholars Program visit Everbrid...

The fourth week of the Young Scholars Program was one of the busiest yet. The students engaged in a full range of activities this week. At Monday homeroom, four Northeastern students hosted an information panel about the Cooperative Education “CO-OP” Program at Northeastern. They spoke about working in industry as well as academic research while […]

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 Scholars 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, […]

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