Category: Spotlight STEM (Outreach & Diversity)

College Hosts Conference with Higher Education Outreach Program Leaders

BU leads NSF-funded research on program outcomes

The College of Engineering hosted a three-day, National Science Foundation (NSF)—funded conference as part of an early-concept grant for exploratory research (EAGER) from September 23-25 that gathered 37 university outreach administrators, K-12 administrators, university students, educational researchers, and evaluators to discuss ambassador-based, K-12 outreach programs.

State Representative Tackling Societal Challenges

Massachusetts State Representative Vitolo earned Bachelor’s Degrees of Science in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics. His aptitude for solving mathematical applications and drive to address community problems led him towards operation research. At Boston University, he connected the dots. In 2011, he graduated from BU with a Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering and the know-how to make a difference in the world.

ECE Multiplies Student Opportunities

Boston University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) empowers students by offering support to those interested in extracurricular professional opportunities. Within the last year, the department acted as sponsor for multiple student clubs, conferences and a hackathon.