Camp Invention Brings New Program, Illuminate, to Summer 2024

Posted on May 2, 2024

For more than a decade, the National Inventors Hall of Fame® and the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) have joined forces to celebrate innovation and creativity. This powerful partnership provides STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education to more than 2,000 children with miliary family connections annually. Each summer, STEM learning is brought to life […] See More


Shaping Future Leaders in STEM through Unite

Posted on April 2, 2024

Vicki Taylor’s journey in the world of STEM began in the mid-1980s after she graduated from college with a degree in computer science and applied math from the University of California Riverside. See More


Tobius Nance’s Journey from STEM Mentor to Community Advocate

Posted on March 18, 2024

Meet Tobius Nance, a senior at the University of Maryland studying information sciences who was a GEMS Near Peer Mentor (NPM) and is now a Student Ambassador at the ARL-Adelphi site in Maryland. See More


Hanaan Abdulmalik-Vollmer’s GEMS Lessons: From Antimicrobial Spices to Combining STEM and Interactive Education

Posted on January 9, 2024

Meet Hanaan Abdulmalik-Vollmer, a senior at Stevenson University in Maryland. She’s been telling everyone from younger family members to her professors with children to get involved with Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Sciences (GEMS) for years – read on to hear why! What made you decide to participate in AEOP? Why did you […] See More


From Band World to STEM: A Musical Educator’s Journey to Inspire Future Innovators

Posted on October 30, 2023

Nicole Collins, a former K-12 band director and music technology educator, is now leading the charge at AEOP’s Unite summer program in Fayetteville, North Carolina. In the summer of 2023, she took the reins to help develop an intriguing four week forensic sciences and criminology program for students. See More


In the Lab with Keidy Matos: A Mentor’s Perspective on AEOP’s Apprenticeships

Posted on October 19, 2023

Meet Keidy Matos, a dedicated Ph.D. student studying chemistry at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) in Manhattan, part of the City University of New York (CUNY). While Keidy is deeply immersed in her academic pursuits, she also plays a crucial role in AEOP’s Apprenticeships program, where she mentors high school students. See More

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