The 40 finalists of the Intel Science Talent Search, the premier national science research competition for high school seniors, were announced on Wednesday, January 22. Finalists come from 33 schools in 14 states and represent the country's best and brightest young scientists. Finalists will attend the Intel Science Talent Institute from March 6-12 in Washington, DC to compete for $630,000 in awards.
Laura Sanders recently won an Eddie Award for Best Single Article. “No New Meds” was featured in the February 23, 2013 issue of Science News. Science News was also a finalist for Best Online News Coverage and Best Full Issue. The Eddie and Ozzie Awards recognize editorial and design excellence in magazines.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the premier global science competition for students in grades 9-12. More than 1,600 students from more than 70 countries, regions, and territories will travel to Los Angeles to compete in 2014.
- Grand Award Judges: Approximately 1,000 judges are needed in 17 scientific disciplines, primarily on Tuesday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 14
- General Volunteers: More than 500 volunteers are needed for a variety of activites throughout the week
- Interpreters: Approximately 200 volunteers are needed for conversational and technical interpretation. Greatest demand is for Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin.
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