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  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF alumni panel digs deep into what makes a successful entrepreneur

    "Innovation doesn’t stop at Intel ISEF. Our alumni are launching companies and disrupting industries. They are helping sick patients live longer, healthier lives. They are working to save the planet," said Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of the Society for Science & the Public and Publisher of Science News.

    At the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Panel on May 15, several...

    07:00 AM, May 25, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Science fairs launch students on a pathway of success

    As the world's largest pre-college science competition, the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of the Society for Science & the Public, gives students from countries around the world the opportunity to showcase their impressive research and meet fellow young scientists and engineers. Competing for an average of $4 million in prizes, Intel ISEF is a...

    14:07 PM, May 24, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Broadcom MASTERS 2018 application deadline coming up

    The Society is excited to soon welcome the next class of young STEM innovators. The top 10 percent of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade projects at Society-affiliated science fairs have been nominated to compete in Broadcom MASTERS 2018. The application closes at 8 p.m. ET on June 13.

    The deadline is coming up, so don't forget to complete your application if you were nominated. You can view...

    11:00 AM, May 23, 2018
  • Doing Science

    World Press Freedom Day: A celebration of free speech and journalism the world over

    Today is World Press Freedom Day. Proclaimed in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly, this day celebrates the field of journalism, freedom of speech, and newsrooms the world over. Celebrated annually, this day recognizes the work of journalists, editors, and publishers who sometimes risk their own lives to ensure accurate coverage of news and events.

    Below, check out some...

    13:48 PM, May 3, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Society names National Leadership Council

    The Society for Science & the Public is unveiling a new National Leadership Council made up of alumni from the Society’s three science competitions: the Science Talent Search, now sponsored by Regeneron; the International Science and Engineering Fair, currently sponsored by Intel; and our middle school program, now called the Broadcom MASTERS. The Council will advise the Society on key...

    12:19 PM, April 26, 2018
  • Doing Science

    A home state celebration for Broadcom MASTERS winner

    Last October, fifteen-year-old Faris Wald of Santa Fe, New Mexico won the top award in the 7thannual Broadcom MASTERS, the nation's premier science and engineering competition for middle school students.  

    This month, Faris was honored for his accomplishments in his home state at the New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair during a special check presentation ceremony. Broadcom Foundation...

    14:43 PM, April 24, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Music creates space for the best ideas

    Music and math don't sound like they would mesh, but for Justin Solomon (Intel ISEF 2005-2006, Intel STS 2006), an assistant professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at MIT, practicing piano and cello gives him moments of relaxation.

    Justin explained that when faculty members are on the tenure track, they are so focused and busy that hobbies can often fall by the...

    15:20 PM, April 20, 2018
  • Doing Science

    'Countries have political borders — science doesn't'

    It's not every day that a high school student is invited to China to deliver a keynote address on their scientific research. But that's exactly what Tassilo Schwarz (Intel ISEF 2017), a German high school student, was asked to do in Shanghai this winter. He spoke to winners at the 33rd Shanghai Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest, Shanghai's biggest science contest....

    11:19 AM, April 11, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Neurologist relishes the combination of art and science

    Dr. Nina Schor (Westinghouse STS 1972) is the Deputy Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). She's also a poet.

    At NINDS, Nina provides advice, mentoring, and support to people who serve the needs of those with neurological disorders and challenges. Her typical day varies. Nina often leads lectures, attends meetings, performs research, and...

    10:21 AM, April 6, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Colliding passions: A scientist’s journey from lab to newsroom

    The summer before his senior year of college at Yale University, Ike Swetlitz (Intel STS 2011) wrapped up his daily research at one of Yale’s physics labs, and was on his way to the grocery store. He was planning on meeting a friend for dinner that night. But before he could finish buying groceries, he heard about a huge protest going on outside a local homeless shelter. Not only was he...

    16:49 PM, April 5, 2018

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