Game Changers: EXPLO Faculty and Staff Set the Gold Standard in Summer and Beyond

November 29, 2016

At EXPLO, we often talk about our unparalleled faculty — that our staff sets the Gold Standard for summer programs. That we hire emerging leaders with incredible potential, many of them college and graduate students, who are the perfect role models to inspire and energize EXPLO students.  

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Topics: EXPLO 360, Alumni News, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO at Yale

Scholar-in-Residence Jonathan London on Returning to Explo

May 20, 2016

When Scholar-in-Residence Jonathan London came back to Explo last summer, he felt like he was 15 again. To him, the Explo spirit hasn’t changed in 20 years. And that’s a magical thing.

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Topics: EXPLO 360, Alumni News

The Puppies of Explo

February 1, 2016

 

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Topics: EXPLO 360, EXPLO English, EXPLO ER, EXPLO Maker, EXPLO Ortho, EXPLO Sports Management, EXPLO Startup, Alumni News, EXPLO Mini, EXPLO Vet, Video, EXPLO Chef, EXPLO Foreign Affairs, EXPLO Marketing

White Out! NYC + Long Island, We're Having an Info Meeting Do-Over

January 27, 2016
Last weekend, Winter Storm Jonas disrupted Explo's info meetings in New York City and Long Island. So we're launching a do-over, and invite all New York City and Long Island families to join us to come find out more about Explo during the weekend of February 6 and 7.
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Topics: EXPLO 360, EXPLO English, EXPLO ER, EXPLO Maker, EXPLO Ortho, EXPLO Sports Management, EXPLO Startup, Alumni News, EXPLO Mini, EXPLO Vet, EXPLO Chef, EXPLO Foreign Affairs, EXPLO Marketing

Our Thoughts are with the People of Beirut and Paris

November 15, 2015
Watching the news unfold about the bombings in Beirut on Thursday and the brutal attacks that took place in Paris on Friday night, we at Explo want to share our heartfelt condolences and support to all those affected by these tragedies.
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Topics: EXPLO 360, EXPLO English, EXPLO ER, EXPLO Maker, EXPLO Ortho, EXPLO Sports Management, EXPLO Startup, Alumni News, EXPLO Mini, EXPLO Vet, EXPLO Chef, EXPLO Foreign Affairs, EXPLO Marketing

Jonathan London Embraces His Inner Geek and Makes a Great Life

June 2, 2015
Jonathan London (Explo Student 1995-1996) is the host of the podcast Geekscape, which is simultaneously a website and media empire. A writer for multiple media, including film, television, music videos, and more, London is also a producer, director, actor, and critic. In advance of his summer stay with us as a Scholar in Residence, London found time to tell us a bit of his own story, in which Explo plays a meaningful role.
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Topics: EXPLO 360

Tilling the Soil and Maximizing Impact: Law Professor James Forman Jr.

April 17, 2015
James Forman Jr. (Explo Faculty 1986-88) is a clinical professor of law and a supervising attorney at Yale Law School. He is also the co-founder of the Maya Angelou Public Charter School In Washington, DC. Previously, Forman clerked on the Supreme Court for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. This summer, Forman will be a Scholar in Residence at Explo at Yale. In advance of the Program, Forman spent some time chatting with us about his Explo experience and the features of his career in law and education. Below you will find excerpts from that conversation.
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Topics: EXPLO 360, EXPLO ER, EXPLO Mini, EXPLO Chef, EXPLO Foreign Affairs, EXPLO Marketing

President Obama Commends Student for Stopping Bullying

December 23, 2014
Matthew Parry is nine years old, and just might have more compassion than anyone you've ever met. Here's the story of how Matthew stopped bullying in its tracks — and how President Obama heard about it.
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Topics: EXPLO 360, Alumni News

I Found a Job I Love Along a Meandering Path

November 12, 2014
Rekha Murthy (Explo student, 1990) is Director of Projects + Partnerships at Public Radio Exchange (PRX), where she finds innovative ways for public media stations and producers to reach new audiences and grow revenue.
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Topics: EXPLO 360, Alumni News

How to Navigate Explo Live

June 29, 2014
On Explo Live, you'll discover slideshows, videos, student conversations, and quotes from all three of our campuses, letting you catch a glimpse of just how much our students do in a day — and how much fun they have doing it. Below, we'll break down the basics of Explo Live, so you can tailor your experience in the way that works best for you.
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Topics: EXPLO 360, EXPLO English, EXPLO ER, EXPLO Ortho, EXPLO Startup, Alumni News, EXPLO Mini, EXPLO Vet, EXPLO Chef, EXPLO Foreign Affairs, EXPLO Marketing