Green Leaves

Scholar Launch 2022 Spring
Research Practicum

(For 9-12th graders)

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Structure

  • Group sessions with Faculty Advisor

  • 1-on-1 sessions with Teaching Assistant

  • Methodology courses

Class Detail

  • Cohort size: 3-5 students

  • Target students: 9-12th graders

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outcomes

  • Academic paper or product

  • Paper publication

  • Chance to win a letter of recommendation from professor

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Schedule

  • Start date: February 2022

  • Duration: 12 weeks

  • Workload: at least 4 hours per week (including online sessions and offline assignments)

Program Lists

​[STEM]

Program 1: Network Algorithms

Navigating an Interconnected World: Algorithmic, Computational, Statistical Methods and their Applications

Faculty Advisor:  Professor, the School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology

[STEM]

Program 3: Data Science and Computer Science

Big Data Analytics and Predictive Modeling: Using RStudio to Predict Game Outcomes

Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy

​[STEM]

Program 2: Applied Math and Artificial Intelligence

Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning: Theories and Applications

Faculty Advisor: Professor, Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology

[STEM]

Program 4: Public Health

Public Health, Medical Ethics, and the Role of Government in Responding to Covid-19

Faculty Advisor: Former Associate Professor, Yale University School of Medicine

[STEM]

Program 5: Artificial Intelligence

Human-Machine Teaming: Applications, Issues, and Case Studies

Faculty Advisor: Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science

[STEM]

Program 7: Biomedicine

Designing a Science-based Strategy to 
Prepare for the Next Pandemic

Faculty Advisor: Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Wake Forest School of Medicine

[STEM]

Program 9: Technology and Space

Technology Innovations that will Lead Humans to Becoming a Multi-planetary Species 

Faculty Advisor: Eisenhower Fellow and Chief Medical Innovation Officer for Liberty BioSecurity

[STEM]

Program 11: Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Healthcare

Transforming Healthcare with Data Science and Machine Learning

Faculty Advisor: Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science, UCLA

[Social Science]

Program 13: History and Epidemiology

Examining the Socio-Psychological Consequences After Epidemics Throughout History

Faculty Advisor: Adjunct Assistant Professor of History, Columbia University

[Social Science]

Program 15: International Relations and History

War and Peace: International Relations through the Ages

Faculty Advisor: Associate Researcher, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

[Business]

Program 17: Business and Entrepreneurship

Business After the Pandemic:
How to Lead Your Startup to Success in the Post-pandemic Era

Faculty Advisor: Adjunct Instructor, NYU Stern School of Business

[Humanities]

Program 19: Mythology and Pop Culture

Mythology Across Time: From Ancient Greece to Marvel Universe

Faculty Advisor: Professor of Global Liberal Studies, New York University in Paris

[Humanities]

Program 21: Public Writing

Writing for Change: Influence, Lead, and Create through Public Writing

Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

[Art and Design]

Program 23: Art and Community

Art at the Juncture: Communal Isolation, Reopening and Public Health

Faculty Advisor: Award-winning video artist and writer; MFA, NYU Steinhardt School

[STEM]

Program 6: Environmental Science and Data Science

Using Satellite Data to Map, Monitor, and Assess Our Changing Environment from Space

Faculty Advisor: Research Associate Professor, Boston University

[STEM]

Program 8: Cloud Computing

Innovative Solutions to Real-Life Business and Social Problems Using AI and Cloud Technology

Faculty Advisor: Associate Professor, Computer Science, New York University

[STEM]

Program 10: Neuroscience and Psychology

Neuroscience and Psychology: How the Brain Works in Learning and Memory

Faculty Advisor: Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego

[Social Science]

Program 12: Sociology, Social Justice, Media and Racial Studies

Social Injustice in Modern America:
Understanding the Historical, Cultural, Economic, and Legal Factors behind

Faculty Advisor: Professor of African, American and African Studies, Francophone Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan

[Social Science]

Program 14: Criminology and Psychology

Criminology: Trait Theory, Victimization and Case Studies

Faculty Advisor: Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego

[Social Science]

Program 16: Humanitarianism and Human Rights

TBD

Faculty Advisor: Lecturer, International and Comparative Studies, University of Michigan

[Business]

Program 18: Game Industry

Digital Games: History, Business, and Social Impact

Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor, Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota

[Humanities]

Program 20: Law and Philosophy

Legal Dilemmas and Philosophical Quandaries: How To Think About Life’s Most Challenging Questions

Faculty Advisor: Associate at a top 10 law firm; Juris Doctor, Yale Law School

[Art and Design]

Program 22: Architecture and Urban Design

Architecture and the City: Sustainable Urban Design that Inspires

Faculty Advisor: Adjunct Associate Professor, Urban Design, Columbia University

Student Life

Scholar Launch 2022 Spring
Junior Research Practicum

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Structure

  • 12 Group sessions with Faculty Advisor

  • Midpoint and Final Evaluation from Faculty Advisor

Class Detail

  • Cohort size: 5-10 students

  • Target students: 7-9th graders

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outcomes

  • Academic paper or research plan

  • Paper publication

  • Possible letter of recommendation from Faculty Advisor

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Schedule

  • Start date: February 2022

  • Duration: 12 weeks

  • Workload: at least 3 hours per week (including online sessions and offline assignments)

Program 1: STEM

STEM Research Academy:

The Science and Engineering of Designing Safer Vehicles: 
Achieving Vision Zero with Data Mining, Biomechanics, and Simulation

Faculty Advisor: PhD. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Center for Applied Biomechanics (CAB) in University of Virginia

Program 2: Neuroscience

Neuroscience Research Academy:

Understanding the Scientific Method through Cognitive Neuroscience

Faculty Advisor: Ph.D. Candidate, Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego

Program 3: Psychology

Adolescent Psychology: from Brain to Behavior

Faculty Advisor: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Program 4: Robotics

Robotics Academy

Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy

Program 5: Literature and Gender Studies

Literature Academy:

Comparative Literature and Gender Studies

Faculty Advisor: Ph.D. Candidate, Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego

Program 6: Social Science

Global Revolutions in the Twentieth Century

Faculty Advisor: Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D. in Latin American History, Yale

Program 7: Business

Business Academy: Business and NGOs

Faculty Advisor: Adjunct Instructor, Loyola Marymount University