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  • Doing Science

    Society names National Leadership Council

    The Society for Science & the Public is unveiling a new National Leadership Council made up of alumni from the Society’s three science competitions: the Science Talent Search, now sponsored by Regeneron; the International Science and Engineering Fair, currently sponsored by Intel; and our middle school program, now called the Broadcom MASTERS. The Council will advise the Society on key...

    12:19 PM, April 26, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Five SXSW EDU sessions you won't want to miss

    We're so excited to head to the SXSW EDU Festival in Austin, Texas next week! The annual festival takes place this year from March 5 to 8 and features hundreds of sessions and speakers exploring learning and education. We'll be discussing the importance of STEM competitions on our panel, Why Science Fairs May be Humanity's Best Hope.

    If you're planning on being at the SXSW EDU Festival,...

    14:02 PM, February 27, 2018
  • 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

    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

    Cuba’s pristine coral reefs inspire American science educators

    When it comes to preserving the beauty of coral reefs, Cuba has many valuable lessons to teach. Laws against overfishing and pollution, as well as strict environmental regulations, keep its coral reefs pristine. In a search to learn from the Cuban people, Mark Friedman, a marine science educator with the San Pedro LA Maritime Institute, as well as a participant in the Society for Science...

    10:23 AM, August 11, 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
  • Doing Science

    High school scientists discover ways to clean the world

    Young scientists truly are the harbingers of the future. They are inventing recycled materials, creating alternative water dispensers, working to enact bottle deposit bills, and more.

    Spreading the love of science fields and scientific research is one of our main goals at the Society for Science & the Public. As part of that, the Society awarded 20 students competing in science fairs...

    09:00 AM, May 10, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Society Advocate mentors first place science fair winner

    Society for Science & the Public's Advocates mentor students and help them through the process of conducting scientific research and entering it into science fairs. 

    Pat Monteith, a Society Advocate for the 2016-2017 school year, said one of her students she's worked with for the past two years recently won first place in a science competition, the Afro-Academic, Cultural,...

    07:00 AM, September 13, 2016
  • Doing Science

    'Science is not an exclusive club': Behind the scenes with a Society intern

    Dedrain Davis was such a good intern, we extended her time with the Society for Science & the Public. For several months, she's been working with the marketing team, cooking up media relations plans, and putting them into action.

    Dedrain is currently pursuing a Master's in public relations and corporate communications at Georgetown University. She plans to complete her coursework in...

    07:00 AM, August 15, 2016

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