ATE Grant Awarded

Pleased to announce that the I-USE lab in collaboration with MassBay Community College has received a $891,999 grant in partnership with MentorNet to develop a longitudinal program to support under-represented youth to pursue STEM Careers. Read More Here

Seeding the Future

With support from the National Institute In collaboration with Groundworks Lawrence, Salve Regina University, we are expanding our high school hydroponics program to an additional 100 schools.

Scaling to China

The I-USE team has conducted a curriculum analysis of Chinese and our curriculum materials and created a suite of curriculum materials that are mapped to the Chinese curriculum. Watch Sinovison about the work

Science Nation

We were delighted to be filmed this past summer by NSF's science nation. Be on the lookout for the video which will be airing in early October.


Our Mission





We focus on increasing student engagement in STEM through after-school programs and innovative curriculum grounded in social justice. We strive to design programs that provide youth opportunities science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics that promote critical thinking skills, problem-solving and effective communication skills.The focus of our work is to support youth of color, low-income, at risk, and other under-represented populations in science to have the confidence and skills to succeed in not just science but in whatever endeavors they undertake.