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12:45pm, May 12, 2014

The finalists have arrived and are setting up their projects and making new friends. We're taking hundreds of photos at Intel ISEF 2014. We're sharing many of them to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Flickr.

2:00pm, May 11, 2014

Students from all over the world are arriving in Los Angeles to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2014, the world’s largest high school science research competition.

This year’s 1,787 finalists (the most ever!) earned the trip to Intel ISEF through their hard work and dedication to hands-on independent scientific research. To qualify as a finalist, students must first win top awards at SSP-affiliated local, regional, state, or national science fairs.

8:30am, May 6, 2014
After competing in ISEF in 1995, Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH continued to quench her thirst for scientific understanding. Her ISEF project on a protein that could improve farming practices in underdeveloped countries led her down a path of professional clinical research.
10:20am, May 1, 2014

Alcoa Foundation is one of the largest corporate foundations in the US. Founded 60 years ago, Alcoa Foundation has invested more than $550 million since 1952. Focusing on the environment and education, Alcoa Foundation is building innovative partnerships, engaging its people to improve the environment and educating tomorrow’s leaders.

4:07pm, April 24, 2014

Society for Science & the Public is looking for individuals attending the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2014 (Intel ISEF) who would be willing to help us improve our Web products, including Science News and Science News for Students.

9:51am, April 24, 2014

Teaching a class of exceptional high school research students is a unique experience. A successful teacher is there to guide, not control, their students’ scientific creativity. We asked John Trimble, a teacher at Corona del Sol High School in Arizona for some insight on how he navigates the world of teaching high-achieving science students. Trimble is a helpful resource for his students, many of whom have entered and competed in the Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS).

1:43pm, April 18, 2014

August Steigmeyer, currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Conservation Ecology at the University of Michigan, is an alumnus of Intel ISEF 2007, Intel ISEF 2008, and the 2001 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge. Steigmeyer competed in 13 years of science fairs, culminating in his two years at Intel ISEF. In 2008, he won a Fourth Award in Environmental Sciences.

11:08am, April 11, 2014

Science News continues to be recognized for its excellence in science journalism. Hard on the heels of having won FOLIO Magazine’s 2013 Eddie award for Best Single Article, Science News swept the awards of the DC Science Writers Association’s Newsbrief competition.

7:08am, April 8, 2014

On Tuesday, April 8, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the winners of the Science, Play, and Research Kit (SPARK) competition.

9:29am, April 4, 2014

Chris Gould is the Judging Chair of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2014, being held May 11-16 in Los Angeles, CA. Judges, volunteers, and interpreters are still needed to support the fair.

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