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  • Doing Science

    Uber for science outreach: how this nonprofit is spreading STEM

    Getting more students interested in STEM is the first step to cultivating a lifelong love of science. Matt Schaff believes that science outreach is the key to engaging more students, and developed Sci-Inspire to simplify the process.  

    Students need role models to encourage them to pursue STEM. Via an online network, Sci-Inspire brings together college-aged science students and allows...

    14:18 PM, October 2, 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

    The importance of science mentorship

    Masayuki Mac Takahashi, a Society alum of the 1959 National Science Fair competition (now the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair), returns to judge projects at Intel ISEF. He judged at this year's competition in Los Angeles.

    Dr. Masayuki is one of seven directors of the Japan Science Society. In the 1959 competition, held in Hartford, Connecticut, he won the 3rd place award...

    09:00 AM, May 24, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Intel ISEF challenges and motivates students

    We had so much support for our volunteering at ISEF blog posts that even more volunteers contacted us to be featured. Jessica Ullyott has volunteered at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for several years. She said competition, like science fairs, makes us challenge and motivate ourselves to achieve more than expected. "By pushing ourselves and others, we push...

    14:24 PM, April 17, 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.


    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
  • Doing Science

    Help shape the future: Volunteer at Intel ISEF

    Leticia Aceret, an English and Spanish simultaneous interpreter, has volunteered at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for eight years. She calls Intel ISEF "the highlight of my year."

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


    11:54 AM, March 28, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Volunteers needed at Intel ISEF 2017

    Society for Science & the Public seeks volunteers to serve as judges, interpreters, and to provide general support for the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) will be held May 14-19 in Los Angeles, California.

    Every year, thousands of individuals contribute their time and energy to Intel ISEF — as judges, interpreters, and event volunteers. Our volunteers...

    10:47 AM, November 14, 2016
  • Doing Science

    High schooler founds nonprofit to close tech gender gap

    Pooja Chandrashekar is the founder and CEO of a nonprofit that works to close the gender gap in technology. She founded ProjectCSGirls in high school.

    Pooja was a 2015 Intel Science Talent Search semifinalist. ProjectCSGirls, founded in 2013, runs a national computer science competition for middle school girls and workshops around the country.

    The program...

    07:00 AM, August 30, 2016
  • Gravity waves are seen again

    For the second time in roughly four months, scientists have glimpsed elusive ripples vibrating through the fabric of space. Scientists announced the new observation of gravitational waves — also known as gravity waves — on June 15. Being able to detect these waves, potentially on a regular basis, opens a new window through which to observe the universe, the scientists said.

    Gravity waves...

    07:00 AM, June 20, 2016 Astronomy, Physics
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