Courage From EXPLO Leads Alum, Christopher Streat, to Intern With Trevor Noah

February 12, 2018

I was excited to recently learn that my summer colleague Christopher Streat has just started a prestigious internship working on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. If you had been at EXPLO at Yale last summer, you would have seen how talented Christopher is on stage, leading community meetings in the Schubert Theatre, and act as a role model for students in improv and acting classes.

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Tags: Alumni News, EXPLO at Yale, Business of Entertainment

Mission Training: Exploratory Robotics at EXPLO

January 25, 2018

As the grainy particles settle, the picture comes into focus, slowly. Wide swaths of sand paint the unfamiliar terrain in soft arcs and waves. She inches the Mars Rover forward with a gentle push of the toggle; in turn, the image on the screen reflects back this forward movement. The human engineer with her hand on the toggle breathes a sigh of relief. It is only the first of many small, carefully calculated movements in an epic scientific investigation, but it is something. She takes solace in the metal being she has created and presses onward, hoping to find a seed of promise in this endless sea of sand.

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Tags: Exploration Programs, Alumni News, EXPLO at Wellesley, Academics

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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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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Thank You for an Incredible Summer

September 15, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
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It was another incredible summer of exploration and discovery at all of our EXPLO programs, and we have you — our unbelievable students and families — to thank for it. We miss you already and hope to see you all again in 2018. Until then, have a wonderful school year, stay curious, and keep exploring!

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One Tool: An Exploration of Personal Preference

May 1, 2017

 

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EXPLO Alum, Alison Rogers, is Looking to Change The Future of STEM

April 4, 2017

What if she invents the cure for cancer? What if she develops the next spacecraft to Mars? Perhaps she’ll dispute string theory, engineer a robot car, code the next big video game, program a better prosthetic?

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The EXPLO Alumni Network: Building Foundations + Making Connections

December 2, 2016

Ask any of our alums and they will tell you that when you come to EXPLO, you immediately become part of an extended family of curious individuals that you can call on throughout your life’s explorations. We are a vast network, in many ways more connected and expansive than any other school or organization you encounter.

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Tags: Alumni News, Forbes 30 Under 30

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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Tags: Exploration Programs, 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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Tags: Exploration Programs, Alumni News

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