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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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