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8:00am, December 23, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we’d like to share some of the Society's most notable accomplishments and news from this year, made possible by supporters and friends like you:

8:00am, December 21, 2015
This year, Society for Science & the Public received applications from 1,750 students for Intel STS 2016, which is the Science Talent Search's 75th anniversary year. The entrant class includes high school seniors from 43 states and 512 high schools. Approximately 54 percent of entrants were females and 46 percent were males. Projects were submitted in 18 categories.
8:00am, December 20, 2015

I #Give2Science by running LITAS For Girls, a program that encourages middle school girls to study computer science.- Anvita Gupta, Intel STS 2015 alumna

8:00am, December 18, 2015

Two Science News writers had the opportunity to answer questions posed by the social media site Reddit Science community on December 2, 2015. The Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) on general relativity’s 100th anniversary was Society for Science & the Public’s third AMA.

8:00am, December 16, 2015

The first Broadcom MASTERS competition was in 2011, five years ago. Students were in 6th to 8th grade for the first Broadcom MASTERS. Now some are juniors or ending their high school careers, while others are entering college.

The Society for Science & the Public checked in with a few alumni of the first Broadcom MASTERS to see where they are now. For many of these alumni, their successes all started with Broadcom MASTERS.

9:02am, December 15, 2015

Science News, a publication of Society for Science & the Public, today announced the Top 25 most important science stories of the year. Stories were selected based on their potential to transform how people understand themselves and the world around them.

8:00am, December 11, 2015

Health students #Give2Science by determining if bacteria will be affected by anti-bacterial soap.- Stacy Sinclair, University of California's Neighborhood Academic Initiative

8:00am, December 9, 2015

Francisca Vasconcelos won a trip to CERN at Intel ISEF 2015. After visiting the facility and listening to lectures by scientists, she decided to create an app that makes quantum physics more accessible.

Quantum, the app, already has more than 200 downloads and the Facebook page has more than 100 likes.

7:00am, December 7, 2015

This year's Giving Tuesday was a resounding success . The Society for Science & the Public thanks you for helping us to continue supporting science. The Society couldn't achieve its mission to inform, educate and inspire without your support.

8:00am, December 4, 2015

I #Give2Science by offering students Open Lab Saturday for their research, in this case, electrospinning polymer nanofibers.- Mike Boyer, Engineering Academy Instructor at North Penn High School

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