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  • 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
  • Doing Science

    There’s an app for that: These 4 alumni are blazing new trails with their amazing apps

    Smartphone technology and apps have revolutionized how we work, study, and even date. It's not surprising, therefore, that Society alumni are on the forefront of this revolutionary technology, developing new cutting-edge apps that can help in every aspect of daily life.

    Read on to learn about four alumni (including the Father of Google Apps) who have created mobile apps for efficient...

    11:15 AM, February 15, 2018
  • Doing Science

    These eight science fair alumni are doing incredible things for social good

    One thing that’s remarkable about so many students who participate in our science competitions: they are using science to find a solution to a problem, be it environmental, societal or medical. It's not surprising, therefore, that so many go on to do remarkable things.

    These alumni are using their passion for science and research for social good. Whether inventing an innovative device,...

    11:05 AM, February 1, 2018
  • Doing Science

    American teen studying Zika brings research to India's National Science Fair

    This summer, two Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2017 finalists traveled to India to present their research at the IRIS National Science Fair (IRIS) and explore the country. Rahul Subramaniam and Clara Wagner were afforded this opportunity as part of an award they received at Intel ISEF 2017, the Intel-Indo U.S. Science and Technology Forum Scientific and Cultural Visit to...

    07:00 AM, December 28, 2017
  • Doing Science

    5 STEM mentors share their favorite memories from 2017

    At times, science research projects can be challenging. That’s where the Society for Science & the Public’s Advocate Grant Program comes in. The program helps mentors guide a group of three to five underrepresented students as they complete science research projects and apply to participate in science competitions.

    Advocates receive a $3,000 stipend, supporting them in their training...

    13:08 PM, December 19, 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

    Broadcom MASTERS 2017 awards $100,000 in prizes

    Following a rigorous competition that tested their abilities in STEM, critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration, the Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced today the Broadcom MASTERS 2017 winners. Faris Irwin Wald, 15, Santa Fe, NM, won the coveted Samueli Foundation Prize, the top award in the Broadcom MASTERS. Thirty finalists, including...

    21:02 PM, October 24, 2017
  • Intel ISEF Fees

    Affiliation Fees:

    Fairs are responsible for the following fees in order to become an Intel ISEF Affiliated Fair:

    Base Fee (includes 1 or 2 projects)$800Per Additional Project$120Discount, if affiliation complete by October 6 Deadline$50Late Payment Fee, if payment not received by February 9$70Registration Fees*:

    The following fee schedule is for individuals attending Intel ISEF.

    Before...
    08:34 AM, October 3, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Cuba’s pristine coral reefs inspire American science educators

    When it comes to preserving the beauty of coral reefs, Cuba has many valuable lessons to teach. Laws against overfishing and pollution, as well as strict environmental regulations, keep its coral reefs pristine. In a search to learn from the Cuban people, Mark Friedman, a marine science educator with the San Pedro LA Maritime Institute, as well as a participant in the Society for Science...

    10:23 AM, August 11, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Teaching science out of the classroom: Advocate program helps students enter science fairs

    Teaching out of a textbook can only do so much to ignite a student’s interest in science. Elias Arellano Villanueva, an eighth-grade biology teacher at IDEA Public Schools in Weslaco, Texas, knows that it takes some time outside of the classroom for students to gain a lifelong love for science.

    “I want my students to see what scientists really do, and inspire them to become scientists....

    08:00 AM, July 5, 2017

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