Xavier University plans summer programs for teenagers Xavier University plans summer programs for teenagers Advocate staff report Feb. 26, 2014 Comments Xavier University is accepting applications for a variety of summer programs for students in junior and senior high school. Among the precollege programs beginning in May and June are: British Petroleum STEM Summer Institute focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. MathStar, BioStar and ChemStar programs for high school students interested in science careers. Louisiana Engineering Advancement Program Summer Scholars. Exploring Computer Science at XU. Center of Excellence Program for high school students interested in pharmacy. Future Mathematics and Science Teacher Academy. Stress on Analytical Reasoning, which provides early exposure to science and health careers. SuperScholar/EXCEL, a four-week residential summer enrichment program geared toward students interested in pursuing college degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences and education. ä on the internet: For more information on Xavier’s summer programs, visit www.xula.edu/summerprograms/ index.php.