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8:00am, January 8, 2016

I #Give2Science by monitoring watershed responses to Marcellus Shale drilling in PennsylvaniaVincent O'Learymulti-year Intel ISEF finalist and Intel STS 2013 finalist

SSP is compiling photographs of how members of our community give back to science, whether that’s by teaching, doing research, performing experiments, inventing new things, participating in or supporting science fairs, mentoring young scientists, or even just looking at the world with a scientific gaze.

11:57am, January 6, 2016

The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition. Annually, students entering the Intel STS compete for more than $1.6 million in awards. Only 300 students are announced as semifinalists each year.

8:00am, January 4, 2016

Sriyaa Suresh was a 2015 Broadcom MASTERS finalist. When she returned home from the competition, she found she had made the local news.

Sriyaa said Broadcom MASTERS will be one of many science competitions. She plans to participate in many other science fairs and eventually major in a STEM field.

The Society caught up with Sriyaa a month after Broadcom MASTERS.

8:00am, December 30, 2015

Amidst sparkling holiday lights, a dozen alumni of the Society gathered at Capitol City Brewing Company in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night for the Society's first-ever D.C. Alumni Holiday Party.

3:00am, December 28, 2015

Seven Society for Science & the Public alumni were recently Popular Mechanics magazine's Next Generation: Future Breakthrough awardees. The magazine described their projects and inspirations. Here are the SSP alumni who were featured:

8:00am, December 27, 2015

I #Give2Science by challenging underrepresentation in STEM through Students Obtaining Atlanta Research.- Alexa Dantzler (right), winner of the Intel STS 2013 Glenn T. Seaborg award

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.

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