Science Club for Girls Takes STEM to the Next Generation

GWISE grad students share knowledge and enthusiasm Aurora Kesseli (GRS’21) with third-graders Amaria Smith (left) and Cassandra Riley as they work on an experiment at the Girls Science Club. In a messy room at Allston’s West End House Boys and Girls Club, a dozen girls and women are gathered around a table, coloring and chatting. This […]

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BU BioScience Academy Graduates 15

Year of intensive study and internships launch Class of 2016 in new career field View the slideshow to meet the 2016 graduates of BU’s BIoScience Academy certificate program. (Not pictured: Nandita Bhattacharaya). Photos by Cydney Scott. When Jesse Logan applied for a certificate program in applied biotechnology at BU’s BioScience Academy (BSA), she was at loose […]

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Photonics Center Programs Promote Diversity in STEM Fields

NSF sponsors summer research by undergrads, high-school teachers Lauren Strong (left), with Helen E. Fawcett (GRS’97), an ENG research assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is one of 11 college undergrads participating in a new program funded by the National Science Foundation designed to promote diversity in STEM fields. Photos by Cydney Scott. Lauren Strong, a […]

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Math Neuroscience Prof Wins NSF CAREER Award

Mark Kramer explores brain mechanisms behind epileptic seizures By Sara Rimer Mark Kramer is the third member of BU’s mathematics and statistics department to win an NSF CAREER award in the past five years. Photo by Vernon Doucette. Mark Kramer, an associate professor of mathematical neuroscience in Boston University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has […]

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