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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 […]

GE Girls 2018

The 2018 edition of our GE Girls program (July 9-13) has sadly come to an end! We had a successful and exciting week with our 25 participants and 5 junior counselors. Students started the week learning about Engineering and the Engineering Design Process, designing, building and improving paper towers, paper airplanes, and paper rockets. The […]

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 […]

Excellence for All @ the Mendell

Last week marked the end of our BPS Excellence For All (EFA) Robotics program at Mendell Elementary School. Our team has been working with the 5th grade class at Mendell for the past year and on May 23rd we had our final showcase. Students were tasked with building a rover to explore a foreign planet, […]

Field Trip – King K-8 (3-23-18)

On March 23rd, 50 fourth graders from King K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering and renewable energy. In the morning, the students were split into two groups. The first group created a number of functional circuits to play music, power a fan or lamp, or a combination of tasks […]

Field Trip – Curley K-8 School ...

On March 16th, 36 fourth graders from Curley K-8 School came to Northeastern University for a field trip on engineering. The students went to the earthquake lab where they learned how civil engineers design buildings to withstand earthquakes and simulate the effects of an earthquake on a structure. The students then made their own “buildings” […]

Engineering for Everyone Expo- Spring...

On Friday, February 23, 2018, the Center for STEM Education celebrated National Engineers Week with the support of over twenty student organizations holding their 2nd Engineering for Everyone Expo.  This event was part of the CoE’s celebration for National Engineers Week. Thank you to the faculty, staff, and volunteers that made this event possible! Over 180 […]

Boston Public Schools Science and Eng...

The Boston Public Schools Science Department and Northeastern University’s Center for STEM Education will host Boston’s 72nd Annual Boston Science Fair on Saturday, March 3rd. Over 300 middle and high school students from across the City of Boston will present their projects to 100+ judges from Northeastern University, partner universities, and local industry.  The general public is […]

National Engineers Week – 2/20/...

In celebration of Engineers Week, Northeastern University Center for STEM Education hosted a variety of activities and events for aspiring K-12 students interested in the STEM field. During the week, the students learned about engineering through a variety of activities, experiments, and demonstrations.   Day 1- Tuesday February 20, 2018: 25 fourth, fifth, and sixth […]

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