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  • Doing Science

    Society alumni are changemakers

    Conferences occur every day all over the world; Upswell Labs is turning the typical conference on its head with its new "unconference," devoted to bringing changemakers together. Upswell invited a few Society alumni to join in the experience during its June 4 unconference in San Francisco.

    Thomas Colburn (Regeneron STS 2016), Anvita Gupta (Intel STS 2015 and Intel ISEF 2013), ...

    09:00 AM, July 26, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Students for Science set to host inaugural Student Advocacy Summit

    After last year's influential nationwide event, March for Science, a group of teens were inspired to take action. They created their own initiative under the March for Science umbrella called Students for Science. Three of the teen leaders of the student-focused offshoot working to expand the mission of the organization are Society alumni — Sophia Swartz (Regeneron STS 2018, Intel ISEF...

    10:58 AM, July 5, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Conversations with Maya: Kristina Johnson

    Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of Society for Science & the Public and Publisher of Science News, sat down to chat with Kristina Johnson, Chancellor of The State University of New York and an alumna of the International Science and Engineering Fair. We are thrilled to share an edited version of their conversation.

    You’re an alumna of the 1975 International Science and Engineering...

    10:51 AM, June 28, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Making a universal vaccine a reality

    Madeline Yang, a young scientist from Bloomfield, Michigan, wants to create a universal vaccine. She has been working on incorporating the influenza matrix protein, M2, into virus-like particles, which could help develop a universal vaccine.

    Her efforts have not gone unnoticed. Through a program called the Community Innovation Awards, part of the Society's STEM Action Grants, the...

    15:23 PM, June 6, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Science fairs launch students on a pathway of success

    As the world's largest pre-college science competition, the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of the Society for Science & the Public, gives students from countries around the world the opportunity to showcase their impressive research and meet fellow young scientists and engineers. Competing for an average of $4 million in prizes, Intel ISEF is a...

    14:07 PM, May 24, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF winner builds autonomous window cleaner for commercial buildings

    Oliver Nicholls, 19, of Sydney, Australia, was awarded first place for designing and building a prototype of an autonomous robotic window cleaner for commercial buildings at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of the Society for Science & the Public and the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. The competition featured...

    15:12 PM, May 18, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Thousands of pins, countless new friendships: Intel ISEF finalists participate in pin exchange ceremony

    "Where are you from?"

    This is the question of the evening at the annual pin exchange ceremony, an opportunity for finalists at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) to get to know each other through an exchange of pins representing their country, city, or states. Students were excited to meet fellow finalists from countries around the world.

    As the world's...

    17:01 PM, May 17, 2018
  • Doing Science

    'If one project inspires one of our students, the experience was worth it'

    The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is a science competition unlike any other. It brings together nearly 2,000 high school students from over 75 countries, regions, and territories to the United States to showcase their scientific research in front of judges and the public, meet other likeminded scientists from around the world, and compete for millions of...

    13:45 PM, May 4, 2018
  • Doing Science

    World Press Freedom Day: A celebration of free speech and journalism the world over

    Today is World Press Freedom Day. Proclaimed in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly, this day celebrates the field of journalism, freedom of speech, and newsrooms the world over. Celebrated annually, this day recognizes the work of journalists, editors, and publishers who sometimes risk their own lives to ensure accurate coverage of news and events.

    Below, check out some...

    13:48 PM, May 3, 2018
  • Doing Science

    International Science and Engineering Fair volunteer: "You're bound to learn something new!"

    It's not just students who have a blast and learn at lntel ISEF. Volunteers like Laura Branby, Creek Connections Pittsburgh Area Educator and Camp Director at Allegheny College, help ensure ISEF runs smoothly—and have a great time doing so! Laura, a member of the Pittsburgh Local Arrangements Committee, is looking forward to Intel ISEF from May 13-18 in Pittsburgh. She’s especially excited for...

    09:00 AM, May 2, 2018

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