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  • Broadcom MASTERS 2017 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 Society-affiliated science fairs. Names of the nominees for the 2017 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....

    16:15 PM, June 21, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Promoting an interest in scientific research at the World Science Festival: One student’s story

    By Benjy Firester (Intel ISEF 2016 and 2017), rising senior at Hunter College High School

    On Sunday, June 4th, I had the pleasure of representing Intel ISEF at the World Science Festival in New York City. Throughout the day I talked with kids of all ages about my experiences at Intel ISEF over the past two years, as well as my research into modeling potato late blight. I organized and...

    14:07 PM, June 21, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Society provides grants to innovative STEM organizations, science research teachers

    The Society for Science & the Public is committed to encouraging all young people into STEM fields and careers. As a part of this pursuit, the Society is providing $120,000 in grants to five innovative organizations supporting community-based STEM projects and 23 science research programs to purchase much-needed equipment for teachers across the country. In total, $20,000 will be...

    14:19 PM, June 20, 2017
  • Intel ISEF 2017

    Top Winners from 2017Gordon E. Moore Award Winner of $75,000 

    Ivo Zell, 18, of Hessen, Germany A Wing Is Enough: An Improved Flying Wing Based on a Bell-Shaped Lift Distribution

    Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards - $50,000 each

    Valerio Pagliarino, 17, of Castelnuovo Calcea, ItalyLaserWAN - Laser Broadband Internet Connections...

    15:09 PM, June 16, 2017
  • Doing Science

    This geek is the busiest middle school student ever

    In the past few months, Eleanor Sigrest led a booth for kids at the recent World Science Festival and met an astronaut. She has been a featured speaker at several STEM conferences and was invited to NASA Goddard and Aerojet.

    Eleanor, who won the top award at Broadcom MASTERS 2016, is maybe the busiest middle school student!

    Read our interview with Eleanor below to learn more about ...

    11:20 AM, June 12, 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
  • Broadcom MASTERS International 2017

    Snapshot of the Broadcom MASTERS  International 2017

    Leadership Award: Anjolaoluwa AweCountries Represented: 20Number of Student Delegates: 26

    2017 Alumni Updates

    We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS International; please contact us with information.

    2017 Student Delegates Ana TeresaArroyo FloresMéxicoAnjolaoluwaAweUnited KingdomRaziAzulaiIsraelPei-...
    11:14 AM, June 2, 2017
  • Regeneron STS 2017

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    1st PlaceIndrani Das2nd PlaceAaron Yeiser3rd PlaceArjun Ramani4th PlaceByron Xu5th PlaceArchana Verma6th PlaceLaura Pierson7th PlacePrathik Naidu8th PlaceEthan Novek9th PlaceVrinda Madan10th PlaceStefan Wan

    Alumni SpeakerGeorge Yancopoulos 

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    10:48 AM, June 2, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Studying effects of climate change on glacial ice

    On a college study abroad trip, Twila Moon stood near a large valley glacier in Nepal. She heard the glacier melting, and dripping, and ice shifting.

    "I thought it was the most interesting, magical thing," Twila said.

    She was enthralled — and went back to school to become a glaciologist. Now, Twila, an Intel ISEF 1996, 1998, and 1999 finalist, studies climate change's effects on...

    09:00 AM, May 30, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'As soon as I could walk, I started to collect rocks'

    Emily Cross, a Society alumna from Ontario, Canada, studies fossils, specifically chemical processes to better break them down, without damaging fossilized preserved tissues. Her research may even improve the mining process. Recently, Emily participated in the X-STEM USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. and gave a keynote speech.

    Emily has competed in science fairs...

    09:00 AM, May 26, 2017

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