Best Friend Research Team Agrees: AEOP Sets You Up for Success

Posted on May 24, 2022

Meet Jack Wilds, a North Carolina State University freshman majoring in Physics and Math, Cameron Davis, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill freshman majoring in Biochemistry and vocal performance, and Colin Davis, a Columbia University freshman majoring in biochemistry on a pre-med track, all former AEOP Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) alumni.  See More


Apprenticeship Spotlight on Kaitlyn Szkerczes

Posted on March 22, 2022

Meet Kaitlyn Szekerczes, a former AEOP undergraduate apprentice from the summer of 2021! Kaitlyn is from Northern Maryland and is currently a fourth-year student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Kaitlyn co-authored a published paper this fall in the Journal of Physics Communication, titled Electromagnetic vortex topologies from sparse circular arrays.  See More


2022 Alumni Award Nominations Now Open: Here’s a Chance to Recognize Amazing AEOP Alumni!

Posted on March 2, 2022

Each year we ask our AEOP community to nominate outstanding alumni that went above and beyond in AEOP. We take this time to recognize the innovative thinkers, creative teachers and mentors, and those dedicated to giving back to their community. See More


Welcome our 2022 AEOP Alumni Council

Posted on February 7, 2022

The AEOP team is thrilled to announce the 2022 AEOP Membership Council! Students, mentors and educators from across the country will work together to engage, inform, and inspire AEOP STEM Alumni through post-programmatic honors, educational and networking opportunities. Learn more about our new council members below! See More


Meet Sohini Banerjee, AEOP High School Apprentice and Regeneron Top 300 Scholar

Posted on January 27, 2022

Sohini Banerjee, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA, started her AEOP High School Apprenticeship in 2020 at the University of Memphis. Sohini worked closely with researchers Dr. Bernie J. Daigle Jr. and Mazen Istanbouli on a computer science project related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). See More


This eCM Alum is Taking Her STEM Work Global

Posted on January 27, 2022

In 2020, we shared the exciting news that Gitanjali Rao, an eCYBERMISSION alum, was named TIME Kid of the Year. Now, Gitanjali is taking her STEM work global! She was recently named as one of UNICEF’s Youth Advocates– see her feature below. See More

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