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Science internship introduces high schoolers to research

Science internship introduces high schoolers to research

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Muthu Panchanatham

August 30, 2019

Whether they are traveling all over the world or are at home studying for the August SATs, Harker students do a variety of different activities over the duration of summer vacation. For sixteen high schoolers in particular, their break was spent at the Summer Internship Program (SIP), an eight-week lo...

Near and Mitra scholars announced, beginning research process

Near and Mitra scholars announced, beginning research process

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

May 10, 2019

The 2020 Near/Mitra scholars were announced by the library earlier this month, allowing eight current juniors the opportunity to delve into deep research over the next year with an opportunity to present their final projects to the student body in the form of a completed manuscript. Four juniors were...

14th annual research symposium encourages climate action

14th annual research symposium encourages climate action

by Arya Maheshwari, STEM Editor

April 14, 2019

The upper school's Women in STEM (WiSTEM) club hosted the 14th annual Harker Research Symposium on Saturday at the upper school, with events and activities that revolved around this year's climate theme titled "Our Survival: Saving the Planet and Healing Ourselves." The schedule for the symposium,...

The apex of high school research: upper school seniors win accolades as Regeneron STS scholars and finalists

The apex of high school research: upper school seniors win accolades as Regeneron STS scholars and finalists

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

Using deep learning to improve therapy for arrhythmia. Finding a target treatment for a high-risk form of childhood cancer. Analyzing genomic data to help diagnose food allergies. These projects landed seniors Ruhi Sayana, Natasha Maniar and Ayush Alag, respectively, spots in the list of 40 Regeneron Sci...

Summer research internships create new opportunities for student researchers

Summer research internships create new opportunities for student researchers

by Saloni Shah and Anjay Saklecha

September 3, 2018

Over the past summer, students participated in various research projects at locales ranging from local companies to startups to academic institutions such as Stanford University and University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC). Students looking to participate in UC Santa Cruz’s Summer Internship Program ...

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