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Mary Lyon – STEM Field Trip (9....

On Friday, September 20, 2019, students from the Mary Lyon K-8 School visited Northeastern for a field trip on Natural Disasters and Hazards. 55 students attended the field trip which included fourth, fifth, and sixth graders. The students began their day learning about what engineering is and the engineering design process (EDP). Additionally, they learned […]

Longsjo – STEM Field Trip (9.13.19)

On Friday, September 13, 2019, the Center for STEM hosted our first field trip of the 2019-2020 academic school year! 43 students from Longsjo Middle School in Fitchburg, MA came to Northeastern to learn about Natural Disaster and Hazards. The students began their day listening and learning about the engineering design process, different types of […]

Young Scholars Program: End of 2019 P...

Young Scholars Program: End of 2019 Program

YSP Program Participants (+Final Posters) The morning of Thursday, August 1st marked the end of the 2019 Young Scholars Program. Twenty three students presented their six weeks of research to an audience of family, friends, and faculty; followed by a poster session. Click Here to see this year’s posters. We at the Center for STEM […]

Young Scholars Program + REU Final Pr...

We are wrapping up our two summer research programs, REU-Power/REU-D3 and Young Scholar’s Program. Tomorrow (8/1) is final presentations and poster sessions for these programs; YSP will be presenting in West Village G 108 and REU will be presenting in West Village H 110 (see schedules: REU | YSP). Congratulations to all students on completing […]

Jackie Griffin @NUSSP 2019

On Wednesday, July 17th, Professor Jackie Griffin (MIE) led a session about epidemiology (spread of diseases) for our Summer STEM Program [NUSSP]. This summer, we had 24 program participants, whom are entering grades 6, 7, or 8 this year (September). On this day, we were learning about Human Health and Safety, particularly as to how […]

Mike Kane @NUSSP 2019

On the second day of NUSSP, in anticipation of our energy day in week two and to collect data ahead of time, students were given a homework assignment: a Bedroom Load Curve Datasheet and Instructions Handout. Each student was given a Kill-a-Watt Sensor, which allows the students to measure their personal energy use. The sensor […]

Hao Sun @NUSSP 2019

On Monday, July 15th, students in the NU Summer STEM program learned about Big Data, what it is, how it can be used, and the potential dangers of it. Using their knowledge of big data, the students had their chance to analyze some big data: 5 years of weather data from the Blue Hills Observatory. […]

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 […]

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