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  • Doing Science

    'The trip of a lifetime'

    Dennis Drewnik, a college freshman, got to attend the week-long Nobel Prize festivities in Stockholm, Sweden through the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS), along with 25 other bright young scientists.

    The first-year University of Manitoba, Canada student won the trip as one of the top prizes at the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), where he...

    07:00 AM, February 3, 2017
  • Doing Science

    'Science connects researchers from different countries'

    Science is an international language. And three Intel ISEF 2016 finalists witnessed this first-hand when they traveled across the world to India last month to visit the country's national science fair. Natalie Bush, Jiwoo Lee, and Edward Kim Sanyoong met their international science fair peers, visited universities and laboratories, and enjoyed a "life-changing trip."

    Read on to hear more...

    07:00 AM, January 30, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Even those who aren't 'geniuses' succeed in STEM

    Anarghya Vardhana first got into virtual reality by throwing boxes at her sister using an Oculus developer kit. She's moved on from that to venture capital for technology.

    STEM, she says, is a way to bend the rules and create new ones.

    Anarghya was recently named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. She was recognized in the venture capital sector for her work at Maveron, a venture...

    07:00 AM, January 10, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Students imagine the future & give thanks for once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from the President

    Imagine what our nation and the world will be like in 50 years and beyond — that was the challenge President Barack Obama encouraged participants to take on at the day-long White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh in October. A few Society for Science & the Public alumni — Intel ISEF 2016 finalists — took on this challenge at the conference, which brought together researchers,...

    11:23 AM, November 23, 2016
  • Doing Science

    White House opens my eyes to creativity in science

    By Surabhi MundadaSenior, Olympia High SchoolIntel ISEF 2016 finalist

    When I first read the email from Society for Science & the Public inviting me to attend the White House Frontiers Conference, I couldn’t believe it. I read the email over and over again — I thought I must have been misreading or day-dreaming!

    Just two weeks before receiving the invite, I was in Washington, D....

    07:00 AM, November 23, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Science fairs: Opportunity to make a deep impact

    Of all the many lessons learned through participating in Society for Science & the Public's competitions, alumni often say they're most thankful they learned how to communicate science effectively, how to carry an idea from inception to the final product, and how to become self-reliant.

    Over 100 Society alumni gathered at Stanford University's Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on ...

    14:59 PM, November 22, 2016
  • Doing Science

    A new kind of wind turbine inspires biological sciences student

    By Jiwoo LeeSenior, Academy for Medical Science Technology, Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, New JerseyIntel ISEF 2016 finalist

    I would never have imagined that I would be spending my Thursday afternoon standing next to the CEO of Fitbit and the Director of the National Science Foundation, shaking President Barack Obama's hand.

    After being invited to the White House Frontiers...

    10:30 AM, November 22, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Young scientist: 'I'm inspired to make the world a better place'

    By Syamantak PayraJunior, Clear Brook High School, Friendswood, TexasIntel ISEF 2016 finalist, Broadcom MASTERS 2014 semifinalist

    When I boarded a plane bound for Pittsburgh, I knew that the White House Frontiers Conference I was going to would be hosted by the President, that it would be about science and technology, and that I was extremely grateful to the Society for Science & the...

    07:00 AM, November 22, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Shaking President Obama’s hand & virtually visiting Mars

    By Aarushi PendharkarSenior, Massachusetts Academy of Math and ScienceIntel ISEF 2016 finalist

    Shaking President Barack Obama’s hand, virtually visiting Mars, and being recognized by the Director of the National Science Foundation — all in a day's work at the White House Frontiers Conference! After attending the conference's Global track and the plenary session, it's clear to me that...

    10:30 AM, November 21, 2016
  • Doing Science

    'The perfect convening for space nerds like me'

    By Amber YangSenior, Trinity Preparatory SchoolIntel ISEF 2016 finalist

    For the past three years, I have researched astrophysics topics. When I think back to what initially drew me to space, it was my desire to study the unknown.

    So, naturally, I was elated when I found out that I had been invited to attend the White House Frontiers Conference’s Interplanetary track, hosted by...

    07:00 AM, November 21, 2016

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