Program Director
Richard Lally
Contact Person
Marlene Jreaswec 
(617) 353-9771
Mailing Address
Boston University
College of Engineering
U-Design Program
44 Cummington Street
Boston, MA 02215
Program URL
The U-Design summer program teaches engineering fundamentals, supplies parts and tools, and encourages students in grades 6-9 to get creative in engineering.
Program Participants In Schools
  • Teachers
  • Students

  • BU Faculty
  • BU Staff
  • Undergrads
  • Graduates

Grade Levels
  • Grades 6-8

Participating School Districts
  • Arlington Public Schools
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Cambridge Public Schools
  • Chelsea Public Schools
  • Watertown Public Schools
  • Other: Numerous towns within 30 miles radius of RT 128
Participating BU Schools and Colleges
  • College of Engineering
Program Focus
  • After-School and Out-of-School Programming
  • Academic Support: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Research Component No
External Funding None
Additional Information U-Design's summer program is usually held during the second and third weeks in July.