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  • Doing Science

    This young woman flies balloons higher than planes — for research

    Weather balloons have been used for research for over a hundred years. Now, high-altitude stratospheric research may become even more accessible thanks to the work of several freshmen at Stanford University.

    Paige Brown, a first-place winner at Intel STS 2015 (now Regeneron STS), is the lead mechanical engineer working on the ValBal and developing a standardized modular payload...

    07:00 AM, November 14, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science on the move with BioBus

    Sometimes, kids just need a chance to get out of the classroom. Luckily, BioBus offers a fun, interactive way to teach students about science in a new environment. After all, learning about science isn’t just confined to the classroom—it happens in the world around us.

    With BioBus, science can travel anywhere, complete with a $75,000 microscope and a staff of professional scientists....

    09:00 AM, November 20, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science runs in the family

    The call of science is often heard through the generations. That is definitely the case with the Litts.

    This year, Stephen Litt, 7th grade, competed in Broadcom MASTERS, one of three prestigious competitions produced and created by the Society for Science & the Public. As one of the 30 finalists, Stephen showcased his project on a novel approach to treating cancer. His...

    10:04 AM, November 17, 2017
  • Doing Science

    These three Science Talent Search alumni tell us why they applied

    For 75 years, the Science Talent Search (STS) has been the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. From 1942-1998 the competition, created and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, was sponsored by Westinghouse; from 1998-2016 it was sponsored by Intel; and now it is sponsored by Regeneron. The competition awards $3.1 million...

    10:24 AM, November 15, 2017
  • Doing Science

    16 Society alumni named to 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30

    We are excited to announce that 16 Society alumni were included in the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30lists. Last year, 14 alumni were named to the 30 Under 30.

    “Today’s announcement by Forbes naming 16 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

    ‘You’ll be fine if you don’t know what you want to do’

    “When you were in middle school did you think you would be doing what you are doing now?”

    This was the question posed by Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of the Society for Science & the Public, and an alumna of the 1985 Science Talent Search, to six program alumni who are thriving in their careers during a panel discussion at Broadcom MASTERS 2017.

    The real failure is when you...

    17:01 PM, November 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    From Society fellow to Space Center Houston

    When he decided to become a teacher in Colorado, Daniel Newmyer realized that there weren’t many students participating in science fairs. Wanting to get more students involved, he applied to be a fellow of the Society for Science & the Public and submitted his plan for reaching underserved students with science and engineering.

    Daniel was accepted to the program and traveled to...

    16:53 PM, November 13, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF winners soar to new heights at test pilots symposium

    Ivo Zell and Raymond Wang have a lot in common. They are both Gordon E. Moore Award winners, the top prize given at Intel ISEF. (Ivo won in 2017 while Raymond won in 2015.) But in addition to this incredible accomplishment, both were Special Award Organization Winners of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) in their respective years and later had an opportunity to speak at...

    11:29 AM, November 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Give to Science Day 2017

    What does it mean to be on the cutting edge of science?

    It means inspiring the next generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics leaders. Expanding STEM opportunities for leaders and students. Being the go-to source for surprising and important science reporting. Helping students link their education to the latest science discoveries, facts and news. Fostering partnerships...

    11:24 AM, November 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    These 8 young women prove STEM isn’t just for boys

    What does it mean to be a young woman in STEM? For the top winners of Broadcom MASTERS 2017, the nation’s most prestigious STEM competition for middle school students, it means having the power to change the world. These incredible young women share how STEM allows them to improve lives, and offer some advice to other aspiring female scientists and engineers.

    Meghna Behari

    Being a young...

    17:12 PM, November 6, 2017

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