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  • Doing Science

    This STS alum is a New York Times puzzle creator

    What is a nine-letter word, beginning with a “v” that describes someone who makes puzzles their passion from a young age? Visionary! That is Science Talent Search alum Wei-Hwa Huang (STS 1993): American Puzzler, regular contributor to logic puzzles published by the New York Times and game designer of such award-winning gems as Roll for the Galaxy.

    During his junior year at Caltech, Wei-...

    15:23 PM, February 27, 2019
  • Doing Science

    Investing 101: This student-run venture capital firm is making waves

    For many, a dorm room fund was the jar of change they saved in college to put towards pizza on the weekends. But, Society alumni, Amber Yang (ISEF 2017, Regeneron STS 2017) and Amol Punjabi (STS 2016, ISEF 2015, BCM 2011), are involved in a different Dorm Room Fund (DRF) — this one’s a venture capital firm founded by students, for students. Started as an offshoot of the venture capital firm,...

    15:16 PM, February 22, 2019
  • Doing Science

    Two grants, one purpose: STEM education in Native American communities

    Devon Riter was named a Society Advocate in May 2018. Two months later, his organization, Lower Brule Research, also secured a STEM Action Grant of $5,000, another program of the Society, dedicating more time, training and resources to encourage Native American students to enter STEM fields. Both programs aim to bolster STEM education and increase participation among underrepresented...

    15:01 PM, February 12, 2019
  • Doing Science

    The Lemelson Foundation awards nearly half-million 3-year grant to inspire and recognize middle school inventor

    In celebration of National Inventor’s Day, the Society for Science & the Public today announced that The Lemelson Foundation, an organization committed to improving lives through invention, will give a three-year grant of more than $440,000 to celebrate outstanding middle school inventors and inspire young people to pursue inventive careers. Through this grant, the Lemelson Foundation will...

    14:23 PM, February 11, 2019
  • Doing Science

    The 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

    Forty of the nation’s most brilliant young scientists named finalists in Regeneron Science Talent Search

    On January 23, 2019, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Society for Science & the Public named 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. The competition, , known as...

    14:04 PM, January 23, 2019
  • Regeneron STS 2019 Finalists

    Society for Science & the Public and Regeneron named the 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors, on January 23. Science Talent Search alumni have made extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world’s most coveted science and math honors, including the...

    11:57 AM, January 23, 2019
  • Lemelson Early Inventor Prize

    Society for Science & the Public is proud to partner with The Lemelson Foundation to expand innovation and invention initiatives for middle school students. The Lemelson Early Inventor Prize, sponsored by The Lemelson Foundation, is a $100 award to be given at Broadcom MASTERS-affiliated fairs in 2019.

    This award will provide a $100 award and a certificate to a young inventor...

    15:29 PM, January 18, 2019
  • Doing Science

    Get to know the Regeneron STS 2019 Scholars

    The Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars were selected from 1,964 applications received from over 600 high schools. The scholars were selected based on their exceptional research skills, commitment to academics, innovative thinking and promise as scientists. Naturally, this diversity would lead to varied skills and talents, both in STEM fields and in other areas. The scholars are amazing...

    12:20 PM, January 15, 2019
  • Doing Science

    STS 2019 Scholars by the Numbers

    The participants at this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s premiere science competition, come from hundreds of schools, dozens of states and have thousands of hours of scientific research and study between them. The 300 scholars were determined from an applicant pool of nearly 2,000 students. The numbers are abound. Here are a few more statistics concerning the 2019...

    15:57 PM, January 11, 2019
  • Doing Science

    300 U.S. High School Students Named as Scholars in Regeneron Science Talent Search 2019

    Today, Jan. 9, 2019 at 12 p.m. EST, 300 high school seniors were named scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition, founded and produced by Society for Science & the Public. Visit https://student.societyforscience.org/regeneron-sts-2019-scholars to see the full list of scholars, who were selected from an applicant...

    15:20 PM, January 9, 2019

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