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  • 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
  • Doing Science

    From science research to the Wall Street Journal

    Michelle Hackman has always had an interest in a variety of fields. In high school, she competed in the Intel Science Talent Search and placed second overall. Michelle’s project, cited in many national publications, examined how our relationships with our smartphones resemble addicts and their devotion to drugs. Her achievements and research, on a topic that still holds attention today, led to...

    14:39 PM, March 28, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Let’s do brunch: Lively panel with Society alumni in downtown D.C.

    As the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 finalists build bonds and experiences of their own, STS competition alumni from every decade since the start of the competition, reconnected with alums and Society staff at the Hamilton Live in downtown D.C. One of the most notable guests this past Sunday was Rodman Jenkins, Westinghouse STS 1944, one of the earliest classes in the history of...

    14:00 PM, March 26, 2018
  • Doing Science

    1973 Science Talent Search alum, Caltech president offers words of wisdom to 2018 finalists

    In 1973, Thomas Rosenbaum competed as a finalist in the Westinghouse Science Talent Search. Forty-five years later, now president of Caltech, he addressed the 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalists as the keynote speaker of this year’s alumni dinner.

    A few decades may separate the Science Talent Search experiences of Rosenbaum and this year’s...

    09:09 AM, March 10, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Why I volunteer at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

    By Scott Duke Kominers

    Intel ISEF 2005, Intel STS 2005MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business SchoolFaculty Affiliate: Harvard Department of Economics and Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and ApplicationsCo-chair: Mathematics Grand Awards Judging, Intel ISEF

    My Intel ISEF project back in 2005 was in quadratic form representation...

    07:00 AM, March 7, 2018
  • Doing Science

    This woman in STEM shows children that anyone can be an inventor

    Ruth Amos didn’t originally plan on becoming an engineer. In fact, when she was in secondary school in Great Britain, she wanted to be a lawyer. But taking an engineering class sent her on a totally different path.

    "Since I was a girl, I was expected to design a jewelry box," she said. 

    But instead, Ruth invented the StairSteady, after her teacher challenged her to create...

    09:17 AM, March 2, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Come see us at SXSW EDU

    Will you be at SXSW EDU? Join us for our panel focused on the fact that science fairs, such as the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Regeneron Science Talent Search, and Broadcom MASTERS, are creating the next generation of STEM leaders. We want to share how science fairs and STEM competitions have a positive impact on young people.

    When: March 6 from 12:30-1:30

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    14:39 PM, February 21, 2018
  • Doing Science

    What does science have to do with the race for governor in Illinois?

    Politics and math don't usually go hand in hand. But Daniel Biss, a former professor of mathematics at the University of Chicago and an alum of both the Science Talent Search and Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), is running for Governor of Illinois.

    When he started working as a math professor, Daniel says it was his dream job. But he became frustrated...

    14:37 PM, February 21, 2018

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