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  • Doing Science

    Meet these 5 amazing women in STEM

    What does it mean to be a young woman in STEM? For some of the Society for Science & the Public alumni, it might mean going out in the field to study glaciers. For others it might mean encouraging other young girls to code or enter computer science. It means being an Olympic athlete and biology professor. It means having the power to change the world.

    Below, read stories about...

    12:02 PM, December 7, 2017
  • Doing Science

    10 top science innovators of 2017

    The Society for Science & the Public is constantly crossing paths with talented young scientists. These STEM superstars are solving problems facing our world and delving into important research that will further our scientific knowledge.

    Below, check out a sampling of some of our favorite stories from this year about young science innovators.

    Easton LaChappelle

    Easton (Intel...

    14:23 PM, December 6, 2017
  • Doing Science

    This young woman flies balloons higher than planes — for research

    Weather balloons have been used for research for over a hundred years. Now, high-altitude stratospheric research may become even more accessible thanks to the work of several freshmen at Stanford University.

    Paige Brown, a first-place winner at Intel STS 2015 (now Regeneron STS), is the lead mechanical engineer working on the ValBal and developing a standardized modular payload...

    07:00 AM, November 14, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Giving thanks to our Society alumni family

    Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and give thanks for families, success, and even our challenges.

    We at the Society are thankful for the contributions our distinguished alumni have made in their respective fields as well as the recognitions they have received. Something else we are grateful for: alumni who have had such positive experiences competing in the Science Talent Search, Intel...

    14:33 PM, November 22, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science runs in the family

    The call of science is often heard through the generations. That is definitely the case with the Litts.

    This year, Stephen Litt, 7th grade, competed in Broadcom MASTERS, one of three prestigious competitions produced and created by the Society for Science & the Public. As one of the 30 finalists, Stephen showcased his project on a novel approach to treating cancer. His...

    10:04 AM, November 17, 2017
  • Doing Science

    These three Science Talent Search alumni tell us why they applied

    For 75 years, the Science Talent Search (STS) has been the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. From 1942-1998 the competition, created and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, was sponsored by Westinghouse; from 1998-2016 it was sponsored by Intel; and now it is sponsored by Regeneron. The competition awards $3.1 million...

    10:24 AM, November 15, 2017
  • Doing Science

    14 Society alumni named to 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30

    We are excited to announce that 14 Society alumni were included in the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30lists. Last year, 14 alumni were also named to the 30 Under 30.

    “Today’s announcement by Forbes naming 14 Society for Science & the Public alumni to their 30 Under 30 list underscores that our world class science competitions are the most powerful pipelines for talent in science, technology...

    10:27 AM, November 14, 2017
  • Doing Science

    ‘You’ll be fine if you don’t know what you want to do’

    “When you were in middle school did you think you would be doing what you are doing now?”

    This was the question posed by Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of the Society for Science & the Public, and an alumna of the 1985 Science Talent Search, to six program alumni who are thriving in their careers during a panel discussion at Broadcom MASTERS 2017.

    The real failure is when you...

    17:01 PM, November 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF winners soar to new heights at test pilots symposium

    Ivo Zell and Raymond Wang have a lot in common. They are both Gordon E. Moore Award winners, the top prize given at Intel ISEF. (Ivo won in 2017 while Raymond won in 2015.) But in addition to this incredible accomplishment, both were Special Award Organization Winners of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) in their respective years and later had an opportunity to speak at...

    11:29 AM, November 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Society alumni share love of science at Broadcom MASTERS 2017 alumni reception

    Before the Broadcom MASTERS 2017 finalists presented their research to members of the public, Society for Science & the Public alumni gathered at Union Station's Thunder Grill for an alumni reception. They had a chance to meet new and old friends and see just how wide their network of STEM professionals reaches through their connection with the Society.

    Alumni included participants...

    07:00 AM, October 31, 2017

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