LEARNet /Summer Pathways

Program Director
Cynthia Brossman
Contact Person
Cynthia Brossman 
(617) 353-7021
Mailing Address
Boston University
Physics Department
590 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
Program URL
This is a one-week, immersive, residential summer STEM enrichment program designed for young women who are entering their junior or senior year in high school and are interested in science, math and engineering.
Program Participants In Schools
  • Students

  • BU Staff
  • Undergrads
  • Graduates

Grade Levels
  • Grades 9-12

Participating School Districts
  • Arlington Public Schools
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Cambridge Public Schools
  • Chelsea Public Schools
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • Waltham Public Schools
  • Watertown Public Schools
  • Other: School districts include all of New England
Participating BU Schools and Colleges
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • School of Public Health
Program Focus
  • Academic Support: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Research Component No
External Funding None
Additional Information BU's Physics Department and Medical School, in addition to CAS, ENG, and SPH all participate in this one-week, immersive, residential summer STEM enrichment program.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about a broad array of careers and research in math, science, and engineering. Through meeting and talking with women scientists from academe and industry, they get a better idea of what a career in science and technology entails.