Posts in category NUSSP

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 – […]

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 […]

NUSSP 2018

Time flies when you’re having fun, and suddenly our two-week (June 25-29 & July 9-13) NU Summer STEM Program (NUSSP) is already over for this summer. I (Nick) had a great time with the students and I hope they had as much fun participating in the program as I did! In our first week, we […]

Fall Callback 2016

On October 22nd we had our fall callback for middle-school aged NUSSP alumni [high school alumni took part in NEPTUN’s Splash event]. Students from the past 3 years came back for a day to see each other again, meet other alumni, and learn about disaster preparation. Colin, one of our work studies, has been working […]

NUSSP 2016 – Wrap up

After two weeks of educational activities, college-life integration, and the summer sun, the NUSSP wrapped up for 2016. Despite the fact that the program had undergone a myriad of changes since last summer, our students and parents reported back with some of the most positive feedback we’ve received yet! Students learned about alternative and sustainable […]

NUSSP Spring 2016 Callback

Today, February 19th, NUSSP alumni from the last two summers attended the spring 2016 callback. The callback was taught by a variety of Northeastern students. First, Jenna Kiely led a discussion and activity on psychology and the Myer-Briggs test. Then, Phoebe Patwell, with the assistance of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) volunteers, led a two […]

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