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11:00am, May 26, 2015

By Carolyn Carson

As SSP’s new Alumni Coordinator, I’m occasionally given the opportunity to do some seriously cool things.

11:40am, May 21, 2015

The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse and beginning in 1998 with Intel, SSP has provided a national stage for the country's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists.

11:23am, May 15, 2015

Raymond Wang, 17, of Canada was awarded first place for engineering a new air inlet system for airplane cabins to improve air quality and curb disease transmission at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public.

9:13pm, May 14, 2015

This year, more than 1,700 finalists competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Finalists qualify for Intel ISEF by participating regional, state, or national fairs associated with Society for Science & the Public.

10:12pm, May 9, 2015

Hosting an event like the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair requires lots of prep work. Check out some photos from our behind the scenes photo blog on Doing Science!

8:45am, April 29, 2015

Makayla Gates came to Washington, DC for the first time in her life last year. She flew into the city for Broadcom MASTERS 2014, where she presented her project entitled Acoustic Levitation: The Wave of the Future.

It's been a whirlwind of a year for Makayla since Broadcom MASTERS. Read more on the Doing Science blog! 

8:45am, April 27, 2015

Alexandra Rojek, an Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) 2011 semifinalist, is currently an undergraduate at Harvard.

She co-founded the International Collegiate Science Journal (ICSJ) over the past year, with the help of several SSP alumni, including: Malone Locke, Intel ISEF 2007-2008; Abrar Choudhury, Intel STS 2012 semifinalist; Cissy Chen, Intel ISEF 2011; Carrie Sha, Intel STS 2013 semifinalist; and Joyce Kang, Intel STS 2014 finalist.

10:05am, April 24, 2015

At SSP, we strive to create a supportive, engaging community for STEM enthusiasts by providing extraordinary opportunities for students and educational entertainment for the readers of our publications, Science News and Science News for Students.

3:45pm, April 21, 2015

We bet you probably didn't know that, according to the Department of Education, by the time young women go to college, only 3% of them will declare a major in engineering.

On Thursday, April 23, SSP President and CEO Maya Ajmera will join Broadcom Foundation's President and Executive Director, Paula Golden, in Irvine, California to discuss filling in the gaps of STEM education for young women at a "fireside chat" sponsored by the Broadcom Women's Network.

11:15am, April 3, 2015

On Friday, April 3, the Culture Beaker blog, where science and culture mix, was added to the Science News blog network. It joins six other blogs currently available: Context, Growth Curve, Scicurious, Science Ticker, Wild Things, and Gory Details.

Editor's note introducing the blog:

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