AMNH’s newest education program, BridgeUP: STEM is focused on the intersection of computer science and science. This portfolio of programs includes:

  • tuition-free intensive 3-year Brown Scholars program for high school girls
  • introductory middle school institutes covering a range of computational topics, like climate change (full-tuition scholarships are available; email institutes@amnh.org for more information)
  • the Helen Fellowship, a one-year post-baccalaureate fellowship for women
  • an annual overnight hackathon in November for professional developers addressing computational challenges in a given scientific discipline

This program is generously funded by the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust for the American Museum of Natural History’s BridgeUP: STEM initiative.

Past Offerings

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Hack the Universe

November 8, 2014

Find out what happens when computer science meets astrophysics at Hack the Universe. Join us for family-friendly presentations and activities where you’ll learn about how scientists use computers to study, visualize, and understand the universe.