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  • Broadcom MASTERS 2017 Finalists

    The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (the Society) announced on September 20 the selection of 30 middle school students as finalists in the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS® competition.

    Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (the Society) are proud to announce the...
    11:56 AM, September 20, 2017
  • Doing Science

    10 TED talks that will inspire you

    Looking for some TED talks to watch during these dog days of summer? Check out the list below from some of our amazing alumni — who are true champions of science.

    In the line-up below, our alumni share their thoughts on everything from how to fuel a mission to Mars to designing a more efficient solar cell.

    1. Nivatha Balendra: Oil-eating microbes

    Nivatha, an Intel ISEF 2014 finalist...

    07:00 AM, August 24, 2017
  • Doing Science

    This alumna helped create Alaskan high school engineering academy

    Tam Agosti-Gisler, an alumna of the Society's Intel ISEF 1972, was involved with the creation of the first engineering academy in an Alaskan high school. Her efforts now encourage the next generation of students, especially girls like her niece, to study STEM fields and enter science fairs.

    In 1972, she was one of two representatives from Alaska when she went to New Orleans for Intel...

    07:00 AM, August 18, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Students seek scientific solutions in Broadcom MASTERS International 2017 projects

    By Sophia Stuart

    On May 17 at the J. Paul Getty Museum, 26 middle schoolers from 19 countries, all rising stars in math, applied science, technology and engineering, presented the projects that qualified them for the Broadcom MASTERS International program.

    It was clear from the range of scholarship on display that despite their young age, the Broadcom MASTERS International cohort...

    13:56 PM, June 28, 2017
  • Doing Science

    From the sea bed to the stars

    By Sophia Stuart

    The excitement at the back of the bus was mounting. Twenty-six middle schoolers, called delegates, all rising global stars in math, applied science, technology, and engineering, had just flown into Los Angeles from around the world to participate in Broadcom MASTERS International 2017. They’d come from a total of 19 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, India,...

    13:53 PM, June 27, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Teen scientists invent accessible devices, research cancer

    A high school student inspired by her own hearing loss and use of hearing aids created an effective wind noise reduction device. Another is researching head and neck cancer — specifically how to inhibit cancer growth.

    Nurturing the next generation of scientists — like these young women — is one of our main goals at the Society for Science & the Public. To help us reach this goal, the...

    11:49 AM, June 5, 2017
  • Doing Science

    The trials and errors of inventing

    One middle school student found a sustainable way to clean up oil spills. Nathan Deng, a 2016 Broadcom MASTERS top winner, found that existing surfactant measuring options are crude or costly. So he invented a cheaper tool.

    Now, Nathan is working on packaging his surface tension kits for students and people in developing countries. He's also figuring out how to educate people on using...

    09:00 AM, May 12, 2017
  • ISEF 2017 Alumni Lunch

     

    Take a break from the competition and celebrate with other ISEF finalists who have gone through the Society's various science programs! Then, stick around for the Society Alumni Entrepreneur and Excellence in Science and Technology panels in Halls G/H.

    Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017Time: 12:00 PMLocation: 403B **Seating is limited. Please RSVP by...
    11:39 AM, May 4, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'The brightest minds and critical thinkers for tomorrow’s world'

    Jeanne Waggener is a pharmacist and volunteers at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). Her son has competed in Intel ISEF as well. Returning to volunteer at Intel ISEF year after year forms "my science fair family," Jeanne said.

    This is the third in a series on volunteering at Intel ISEF. Read on to find out why science fairs are so important.

    These...

    10:16 AM, April 10, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science fairs 'transform' students into leaders

    Janet Waldeck, a high school National Board Certified science teacher, has volunteered at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for several years. "Where else can one meet the next generation of STEM leaders?" she asks, but Intel ISEF. She loves supporting a program that is "100% for children."

    This is the second in a series on volunteering at Intel ISEF....

    10:38 AM, April 3, 2017

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