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Army Navy STEM Day
On Saturday, February 10th, two U.S. service academies came together to provide students with a hands-on STEM experience in a competition format. Hosted in Annapolis by the U.S. Naval Academy STEM Center for Outreach and Education, and... Read more
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CMIT Academy STEM Day
On Saturday, February 3, the U.S. Naval Academy STEM Center for Education and Outreach traveled to CMIT Academy North High School in Prince Georges' County, MD for an interactive STEM Day. 19 USNA Midshipmen and 3 faculty and staff... Read more
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High School Biotech Day
High School Biotech Day was held at the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday January 27, 2024, to engage students in biotechnology topics and explore how scientists and engineers use biotechnology for discovery and... Read more
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NAPS STEM Day
In January 2024, over 170 students from the Naval Academy Primary School (NAPS), located in Annapolis, MD, visited the U.S. Naval Academy for a morning of hands-on STEM activities. The 1st through 3rd graders participated in four... Read more
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Best Practices in DoD STEM Outreach Workshop
On November 28, 2023, the USNA STEM Center for Education and Outreach hosted fifty-one DOD and non-DoD personnel from commands and affiliated organizations across the U.S. for a day-long training in best practices for STEM outreach. The... Read more
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STEM Underway
In collaboration with the USNA Office of Admissions, Midshipmen traveled to cities across the U.S. to promote interest in and awareness of STEM subjects and opportunities at the U.S. Naval Academy. Midshipmen led instruction for middle... Read more
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MESA STEM Day
On November 15 and 16, 2023, USNA faculty, staff, midshipmen, and Navy reservists provided hands-on activities in conjunction with the Maryland Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) program at the Johns Hopkins University... Read more
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San Diego Fleet Week
The U.S. Naval Academy STEM Center and the Office of Admissions presented an interactive booth at San Diego Fleet Week held at Broadway Pier on Nov 8-11. STEM Instructor, Antje Hlavaty, along with 6 midshipmen, 4 reservists, and a team... Read more
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STEM Educator Training
The USNA STEM Center hosted the Fall STEM Educator Training Workshop on Saturday November 4, with sessions including easy to implement, project-based activities in science, engineering and math topic areas with real-world... Read more
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Family STEM Night
On Friday evening, November 3, the USNA STEM Center hosted a crowd of 150 people on the lab deck of Rickover Hall. The event was open to USNA faculty/staff and their families, so that they could explore the lab spaces... Read more
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STEM on Deck
Three STEM on Deck events held at USNA reached over 100 high school students from Trinity High in Chicago, 100 Black Men/Project Success in Atlanta, and Wayne State Upward Bound in Detroit. Students visited USNA and got hands-on... Read more
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High School Flight Day
Eighty-five high school students from across the country attended Flight Day on October 28th, the second event of its kind in 2023. Students investigated the principles of flight, with hands-on application in the topic areas of Rockets,... Read more
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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
USNA STEM Center staff presented an Exhibitor booth at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference held at the Convention Center in Washington, D.C, on October 25-27. Math teachers from around the nation... Read more
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Middle School Girls Only STEM Day
Girls Only STEM Day workshops held at the U.S. Naval Academy are designed to introduce middle school girls to a wide range of opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math fields. On Saturday, October 14, 225... Read more
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Oceana Air Show Outdoor STEM Laboratory
The USNA STEM Center participated in the Oceana Air Show Outdoor STEM Laboratory in Virginia Beach, VA from September 15-17, 2023. The STEM Laboratory has been sponsored by NAS Oceana since 2016 as part of their annual Air Show, and... Read more
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High School STEM Day
The USNA STEM Center and the Office of Admissions presented a STEM Day at the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday Aug 19. Over 200 high school students traveled to USNA from across 33 states to participate in this day-long event. Students... Read more
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SET Sail STEM Educator Training
SET Sail STEM Educator Training is a week-long residential professional development program for middle and high school teachers, offered at the U.S. Naval Academy each summer. Workshops cover a range of science and engineering topics... Read more
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Summer STEM Program
In June, the USNA STEM Center and the Office of Admissions welcomed 840 high school students to the 2023 Summer STEM Program. These students were selected based on a rigorous application process and invited to spend a week here... Read more
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Summer Heroes Youth Program
In June 2023, 25 midshipmen mentored 3,250 middle school students in the local region as part of Summer Heroes Youth Program (SHYP). Midshipmen engaged students with hands-on project in a range of STEM topic areas, conducting 300... Read more
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STEM Day at Fort McHenry
On June 20, U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen and Park Rangers brought science and history to life with a STEM Day held at Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine in Baltimore, MD. The program was attended by 280 high school... Read more
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SeaPerch Showcase
Over 300 fifth graders from 22 Anne Arundel County Public Schools, chaperoned by nearly 100 teachers, parents, and AACPS personnel, had the opportunity to showcase their SeaPerch underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) at USNA in... Read more
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Sea Air & Land Challenge
On Wednesday, April 27, 2023, the U.S. Naval Academy STEM Education and Outreach Center participated in the Berks County Intermediate Unit’s Sea Air and Land (SeAL) challenge by providing the keynote speaker and judges. The... Read more
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STEM Day at Bowie Baysox
On Apr 25, 5 faculty and staff from the USNA STEM Center along with 12 midshipmen and 5 Navy Medicine corpsmen presented STEM activities at the Bowie Baysox STEM Day. 2,000 elementary and middle school students from the local region... Read more
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Junior Science & Humanities Symposium
Professor Mark Murray participated as a judge and Presenter at the 61st National JSHS (Junior Science and Humanities Symposium) a Tri-Service – the Departments of the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force – sponsored event.... Read more
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Flight Day
On Saturday, April 15, 2023, the U.S. Naval Academy STEM Center for Education and Outreach held its inaugural Flight Day. Sixty students from across the country investigated the principles of flight by exploring rockets, gliders, and... Read more
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Sea Air Space STEM Expo
On Sunday, April 2, 2023, the U.S. Naval Academy STEM Center for Education and Outreach participated in the Navy League’s Sea Air Space STEM Expo held at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center at National Harbor,... Read more
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Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge
Sixty-one teams competed in the Maryland Regional SeaPerch Challenge at USNA on Saturday March 25. Both middle and high school-aged teams attended the in-person event, bringing their underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROV) to... Read more
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Building STEPS
Fourteen high school students from Building STEPS Baltimore spent March 21st at USNA with the STEM Center, touring labs and attending STEM workshops in biotechnology and machine learning. Sessions including conducting... Read more
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DoDEA Puerto Rico Educator Training & STEM Day
USNA STEM Center faculty and staff traveled to Department of Defense DoDEA schools in Puerto Rico to provide a series of workshops to teachers of military-connected children. Full-day professional development workshops were held on... Read more
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San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering Expo
A group of seven midshipmen manned the USNA STEM Center booth at this year’s 2023 San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering Expo, Saturday March 4 at San Diego’s Petco Park. MIDN Demetrius Bush, Blakeley... Read more
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Middle School Girls Only STEM Day
Girls Only STEM Day workshops held at the U.S. Naval Academy are designed to introduce middle school girls to a wide range of opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math fields. On Saturday, March 4, 2023, over 200 girls... Read more
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High School Girls Space Day & Astronaut Convocation
On March 2nd, the USNA STEM Center hosted its annual High School Girls Space Day at the U.S. Naval Academy, sponsored by Maryland Space Grant Consortium, Office of Naval Research, DoD STEM and Naval Academy Foundation with special... Read more
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Spring STEM Educator Training
The USNA STEM Center hosted the Spring STEM Educator Training Workshop on February 25, 2023 with sessions including easy to implement, project-based activities in science, engineering and math topic areas with real-world relevance. The... Read more
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FIRST Robotics
In January and February, midshipmen supported local FIRST® Robotics FIRST® Lego® League Challenge (FLL) and FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC)... Read more
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Army Navy STEM Day
On February 11th, four midshipmen traveled to West Point along with STEM Center Director CAPT (ret.) Joseph McGettigan for the 2nd annual Army Navy STEM competition. The midshipmen each coached a team of three middle school students who... Read more
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CMIT Academy STEM Day
On Saturday, February 4, the U.S. Naval Academy STEM Center for Education and Outreach traveled to CMIT Academy North High School in Prince Georges' County, MD for an interactive STEM Day. Thirteen USNA Midshipmen and two faculty and... Read more
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High School Biotech Day
High School Biotech Day was held at the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday January 21, 2023, to engage students in biotechnology topics and explore how scientists and engineers use biotechnology for discovery and... Read more
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