Exploring the diversity of STEM Careers – from bees to math: AEOP launches Profiles in STEM with Katie Culbert

Posted on June 29, 2021

What do beekeepers, statisticians, mathematicians and robotics engineers have in common? They are all STEM careers. We sat down with Katie Culbert, the host of AEOP’s new Profiles in STEM series to talk about how AEOP has introduced her to a wide range of STEM careers and ignited a new passion for beekeeping. See More


ARL Adelphi Scientist Awarded AEOP Mentor of the Year

Posted on January 22, 2020

Brenda VanMil, Ph.D., spends most of her time as a research scientist at Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland, working with crystalized semiconductors, growing crystals by individual atomic layers. Though she works with incredibly minute materials, this is, in fact, a very large job. Despite her responsibilities, Brenda spends time each year mentoring students participating […] See More


URAP students publish neuroscience research in Frontiers for Young Minds

Posted on February 7, 2019

During the 2018 school year, Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) participants Allison Joanna Lewis and Isabella Noel Nemer not only conducted research in a university laboratory – they also had their research published in Frontiers for Young Minds! See More


Alumni Award Winners

Posted on January 4, 2019

Every year, the AEOP Alumni Association has the honor of celebrating some of the inspirational teachers, students and mentors who have participated in AEOP programs. With an outpouring of nominations, the 2018 class of award winners proved to be exceptional participants in a pool of dedicated STEM educators and learners. See More

2018 Annual Awards Call for Nominations

Posted on October 10, 2017

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Summer STEM to Penn

Posted on June 29, 2017

The University of Pennsylvania is entering their fourth summer of UNITE programming for Philadelphia public school students, and want to pause and honor their inaugural class, who are entering their first year of college this fall. See More

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