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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. […]

2019 NU Young Scholars Program

2019 NU 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 […]

Field Trip to Block Island

On July 25th, the Young Scholars (along with other groups such as the REUs and ASME) took their last field trip down to Block Island in Rhode Island to take a tour of the wind farms. Wind farming is the grouping of wind turbines in an effort to generate electricity, and Rhode Island is home […]

Young Scholars Program Field Trip to ...

On Thursday July 12, the Young Scholars took a field trip to MassDOT and the MBTA Command Center, where they learned about the field of transportation and what the future of transportation looks like. In the morning, the students connected with former Center for STEM program counselor and current Policy Assistant at MassDOT Dan Sullivan, […]

Young Scholars Program 2018 Week 3

Tuesday July 11th – The Young Scholars Program hosted by the Center for STEM Education has just started its third week. There are twenty high-achieving rising seniors in high school participating in research in ten different engineering or pharmaceutical labs across campus. They are working diligently on their research projects and have participated in activities […]

Rep. Joseph Kennedy III Visits Northe...

U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III vis­ited Northeastern’s campus on Wednesday to learn about the university’s com­mit­ment to bol­ster interest and par­tic­i­pa­tion in sci­ence, tech­nology, engi­neering, and math education. Kennedy, who rep­re­sents Mass­a­chu­setts’ 4th Con­gres­sional Dis­trict, met with stu­dents in Northeastern’s Center for STEM Edu­ca­tion’s Young Scholars Pro­gram, toured a microp­ower and nano­engi­neering lab in the […]

K-12 Student Engagement (2020-2021)

Number of students directly interacted with with program efforts in AY 2020-21 (Sept ’20 – July ’21):

1489

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