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The Chemistry Research Academy provides students with the foundational knowledge to understand the cutting-edge research of Penn Chemistry, while providing opportunities to hear and learn directly from several of the research professors and students.
The Experimental Physics Research Academy focuses on current physics, specifically mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum dynamics, and astrophysics. Students learn through lectures, activities, projects, and discussions with their instructors.
Taught by members of Penn’s Biological Basis of Behavior program, the Neuroscience Academy introduces students to this cutting-edge field in both research and medicine, which has provided important insights into understanding the mind in both health and disease.
The Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS) provides opportunities for students from underrepresented communities to explore STEM-related fields. As SAMS Scholars, students engage in a rigorous curriculum taught by world-renowned faculty and skilled staff who are deeply committed to student success. The program develops a deeper understanding of STEM through hands-on projects.
Michigan Math and Science Scholars (MMSS) is a program designed to introduce high school students to current developments and research in the sciences and to encourage the next generation of researchers to develop and retain a love of mathematics and science.