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2011 Year in Review

2011 Society Year in Review

The Society would like to share some of our most notable accomplishments this past year, all made possible by supporters and friends like you: 

10. Reconnecting with thousands of alumni of the Society’s programs, including the Intel Science Talent Search, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and Society middle school programs, some of which were featured in the New York Times in April.
9. Announcement of ten new Top U.S. Math and Science Teachers for the 2011 Society Fellowship in July. They join current Society Fellows, including teacher Susan Vincent, whose students reached Intel ISEF for the first time in 2011 and were featured in the Wall Street Journal.
8.  Selection as a top reviewed nonprofit by Charity Navigator.
7. “First Brain Image of a Dream” article featured in Science News — one of the most read articles ever published by Science News.
6. The leadership and guidance of our Board of Trustees throughout the year, including its generous $100,000 match challenge to alumni and friends of the Society.
5.  The launch of Science News Prime for the iPad, bringing important, current research developments to new audiences.
4. The nomination of the Society and Intel by the US Chamber of Commerce for its 2011 Best Partnership Award, in recognition of the impact of our partnership on science education in the country and the world.
3. The re-launch of Science News for Kids, with improved graphic and editorial content, as well as better search capability for students, teachers, and parents. During the height of the school year, this freely accessible site sees more than 15,000 visitors per day.
2. The launch of the new Broadcom MASTERS middle school competition, to great acclaim.
1. The continued support and interest of alumni and others who invest in the work of the Society.
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