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SSP Alumni Receive 2012 Davidson Fellows Scholarships

11:17am, October 9, 2012

Twelve of the 22 young people recognized at an October 4th reception honoring the 2012 Davidson Fellows Scholarship recipients were alumni of Society for Science & the Public educational programs.

Eleven SSP Alumni are Celebrated as 2011 Davidson Fellows

8:10am, October 7, 2011

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development recently honored the 2011 Davidson Fellows, eleven of who are SSP alumni. The Fellowship awards $10,000, $25,000, and $50,000 scholarships to people under the age of 18 who have contributed a significant piece of work in the fields of Mathematics, Science, Literature, Music, Technology, and Outside the Box.   The Fellows were  honored at a reception in Washington, DC on October 5.  

The SSP alumni who received this prestigious honor are listed below:

From Blue Spinach to Cancer Treatments, SSP Helped Shree Bose Get There

9:50am, February 10, 2011

By Caitlin Jennings, Communications Coordinator, Society for Science & the Public

When Shree Bose was in third grade, she thought of a way to help her peers eat their veggies. For a science project, she injected blue food coloring into spinach plants. “Because, for some reason, I thought if children saw that vegetables weren’t green, they’d want to eat it,” she says. “Yep, that didn’t work, we killed the spinach plant, and I brought in a dead spinach plant to school.”

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