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  • Doing Science

    Wilbur Wright Middle School receives award for student’s success at Broadcom MASTERS

    On Wednesday, November 18, Wilbur Wright Middle School of Munster, Indiana received a $1,000 check to use for STEM programming, supplies, or activities from the Broadcom Foundation at a school assembly honoring Annie Ostojic, top winner of the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS.

    The eighth grade class (of approximately 300 students), as well as members of the school board, educators, school district...

    03:00 AM, November 30, 2015
  • Broadcom MASTERS 2015

    Snapshot of the Broadcom MASTERS 2015

    Samueli Foundation Prize: Annie OstojicMarconi/Samueli Award for Innovation: Sebastian MellenScience Award1st Place: Maximilian Du 2nd Place: Hannah CevascoTechnology Award 1st Place: Manasa (Hari) Bhimaraju 2nd Place: Anusha ZamanEngineering Award1st Place: Avery P. Clowes 2nd Place: Soyoun ChoiMathematics Award1st Place: ...

    17:19 PM, October 8, 2015
  • Doing Science

    Alumni gather at Broadcom MASTERS Project Showcase

    More than 100 Society for Science & the Public alumni, family, and friends attended the alumni reception held during the Broadcom MASTERS Science and Engineering Project Showcase on Saturday, October 3. Attendees had the chance to snack and mingle with each other, before being welcomed by Michele Glidden, Chief Program Officer, and Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of the Society and...

    19:46 PM, October 5, 2015
  • Doing Science

    Broadcom MASTERS alum fights national crisis at summer camp

    Fighting national crises and diagnosing critically ill patients- all in a summer's work for Broadcom MASTERS 2014 finalist Daniel Bruce. 

    Daniel, a California resident, was nominated for Broadcom MASTERS twice. Seizing the opportunity, he applied the first year and received recognition as a semifinalist. One year later, he applied again-- his persistence paid off, and in October 2014...

    09:13 AM, August 27, 2015
  • Doing Science

    Broadcom MASTERS alumna goes to Yale

    Chythanya Murali, or Chy, as she likes to be called, was a finalist in the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS from Little Rock, Arkansas. Her project on better methods for cleaning up oil spills and her performance during a week-long series of hands-on challenges landed her a first place award in engineering - complete with a $3,500 prize to use toward a summer camp experience...

    04:30 AM, August 13, 2015
  • Doing Science

    Fast Facts: Learn about the Broadcom MASTERS applicants

    A whopping grand total of 2,230 nominees applied for the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS! The 300 Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars) semifinalists will be announced on August 19.

    Here's what we've learned about this year’s spectacular round-up of applicants:

    More than half of the applicants: 

    Play a musical instrument or sing in a...
    05:00 AM, July 13, 2015
  • Broadcom MASTERS 2015 Entrants

    Middle school students across the nation were invited to apply for the Broadcom MASTERS competition by placing among the top 10% of participants at their SSP-affiliated science fairs. Names of the nominees for the 2015 competition who submitted their applications appear in the list below. We applaud these students for sharing their science and engineering projects on the national scale. Each...

    14:33 PM, June 22, 2015
  • Doing Science

    Top 10 ways to get your Broadcom MASTERS Nominees to apply!

    By Laura Shaposhnikova

    Every year, middle school science enthusiasts across the country vie for top prizes at their regional science fair. At affiliated fairs, the top 10% of students receive an incredible opportunity- a nomination to apply for Broadcom MASTERS!

    We contacted a few regional fairs that had standout application rates in 2014 to hear their tips for encouraging Broadcom...

    04:30 AM, April 22, 2015
  • Doing Science

    SSP alumni showcased and celebrated at the 5th White House Science Fair

    Eleven Society for Science & the Public alumni filled the  5th White House Science Fair with their inspiring research this past Monday, March 23. President Obama spoke with many of them, expressing pride for the hard work and brilliant innovations our alumni have created. 

    Here are some fun photos from the day: 

      

    13:55 PM, March 26, 2015
  • Doing Science

    SSP alumni get special mentions from President Obama at 5th White House Science Fair

    “This is the fifth White House science fair and every year I walk out smarter than when I came in," President Obama said in his final remarks at the White House Science Fair. 

    Alumni of the Society for Science & the Public have been honored with invitations to the event every year since its induction. This year, President Obama spent time talking with Intel ISEF 2014 finalist Harry...

    16:06 PM, March 23, 2015

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