Making Summer Meaningful: EXPLO and Beyond [EXTENDED VIDEO]

January 19, 2018

 

Each summer, EXPLO welcome students from more than 40 states and 70 countries to our campuses where we explore the world of people and ideas, and celebrate the differences that bring us together as a community. The above video is a comprehensive overview of EXPLO summer programs played at our Info Meetings where families learn about our  two and three-week Programs. 

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Tags: Exploration Programs, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, Video, EXPLO at Yale

Award-winning Community The Pinehills to Partner with EXPLO

January 8, 2018

EXPLO is thrilled to announce a new partnership with The Pinehills, one of the most celebrated examples of thoughtful new town planning and design in the United States — and the ideal site for architecture students to gain on-the-ground insights around the complexities of design, building, and development. At the helm of The Pinehills is managing partner Tony Green and partners Steve Karp, Douglass Karp, and Steve Fischman of New England Development.

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Tags: EXPLO at Yale, Academics

Happy New Year From EXPLO

January 3, 2018

 

As we welcome the year 2018, everyone here at EXPLO would like to wish you a new year full of exploration and adventure!  We put together a short slideshow of just a handful of our fun summer moments — made all the more meaningful set to the EXPLO Alma Mater, a wonderful tune composed by our former EXPLO at Wheaton's 2016 kapellmeister Greg Daigle. 

(Wondering what exactly is a kapellmeister at EXPLO at Wheaton? Find out here.)

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Tags: Video

EXPLO Alum Salvador Gómez a TIME Magazine Teen of the Year

December 19, 2017

After launching a global crowdfunding campaign to support the most at-risk citizens in his native Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria left millions in the dark, Salvador has been recognized by TIME magazine as a 2017 Teen of the Year alongside fellow activists, artists, and entrepreneurs.

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Tags: Alumni News

Traveling Towards Happiness with Dr. Mihaly Csikikszentmihalyi

December 18, 2017

World’s leading researcher on positive psychology and pioneer of flow Mihaly Csikikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., joins ranks of EXPLO Advisors.

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Tags: Exploration Programs, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO at Yale, Exploring Education, Focus Programs, Mihaly Csikikszentmihalyi

At EXPLO, Students Learn to Live with Daring and Courage [VIDEO]

December 18, 2017
 

We could continue to tell you all of the amazing things we love about EXPLO, but our students and alumni really tell our story best. 

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How We Teach English at EXPLO

November 7, 2017

Something that surprises many families when they arrive at EXPLO is how many languages they hear. Français, Español, Deutsche, Português do Brasil, 普通話 … our students come from 40 states and 70 countries worldwide, and they bring their language and culture with them.

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Tags: English Immersion, Focus Programs

A Life of Daring and Courage Starts at EXPLO

November 7, 2017

“At home, I really am the epitome of a shy kid. But here, I have a completely outgoing alter-ego,” says Henry, a high school senior from Maryland. “One of my true passions is dancing. At my school, we have a weekly community meeting that has a talent portion to it. Plenty of people sign up, but I’ve never been able to bring myself to do it. I’m way too scared. But here at EXPLO, I sign up for the talent show every single year, without fail.”

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Tags: EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Wheaton, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, EXPLO at Yale, Focus Programs

Business of Entertainment: Learning on Location with Charlie Harrington

November 6, 2017

When EXPLO guarantees you’ll work alongside professionals in the entertainment industry, we mean it. Last summer, Business of Entertainment students spent the day with visual effects artists at Zero VFX — a leading post-production studio with locations in Boston and Venice Beach. While there, they met with a VFX partner and EXPLO Advisor, Charlie Harrington. A longtime film location scout, Harrington has worked on films from Good Will Hunting and Black Mass to The Last Samurai and Detroit.

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Tags: Business of Entertainment, Focus Programs

Amazing Things are Happening at EXPLO

November 6, 2017

Partnerships with CERN and Lightneer. An alum who recently earned a Teen of Year nomination for his hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. A new Teaching + Learning/R+D Division. Upcoming Focus Programs in Bioengineering, Future of Medicine, Medical Rounds, and Psychology + Neuroscience. There are loads of interesting and exciting things happening at EXPLO that we're thrilled to share with you!

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Tags: Alumni News

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