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7:30am, February 1, 2016

Two Society alumni were selected as 2016 Three Dot Dash Global Teen Leaders (GTL). The GTL program honors young people who are working to change the world. Three Dot Dash is a global initiative of the We Are Family Foundation.

7:00am, January 31, 2016

I #Give2Science by explaining phantom limb syndrome in a fun science video.Jackson HuangIntel ISEF 2015 finalist

The Society 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.

7:00am, January 29, 2016

Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1944 finalist Kenneth Ford published his tenth book in March, Building the H Bomb: A Personal HistoryKenneth, a physicist, is the author of several books on quantum physics and flying small planes.

7:00am, January 27, 2016

Intel Science Talent Search 2012 finalist Benjamin Van Doren recently won the 2016 Marshall Scholarship. Benjamin is a double major in biological sciences and biometry and statistics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. 

7:00am, January 25, 2016

Broadcom MASTERS 2014 finalist and 2015 top winner Annie Ostojic was honored by a school assembly on Wednesday, November 18. She received a $25,000 check and her school, Wilbur Wright Middle School of Munster, Indiana, received a $1,000 check from the Broadcom Foundation to use for STEM programming, supplies, or activities.

7:00am, January 24, 2016

I #Give2Science by studying how seagrass beds might shield coral reefs from the effects of ocean acidificationMeghan Shea, Intel ISEF 2011 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.

6:30am, January 22, 2016

In addition to the Society for Science & the Public's three prestigious science education competitions, we also have many Affiliated Fairs throughout the country and the world. The Society wants to offer a chance for our members, alumni, and others to give back through volunteering or judging at local science fairs.

11:53am, January 20, 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 40 students are announced as finalists each year and invited to Washington, D.C. in March to participate in final judging, display their work to the public, meet with notable scientists, and compete for three top awards of $150,000 each.

Alumni of STS hold more than 100 of the world's most coveted science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize and National Medal of Science. 

7:00am, January 17, 2016

I #Give2Science by sharing my love of kitchen chemistry with the Internet.Bethany BrookshireScience Education writer at the Society

The Society 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.

7:00am, January 15, 2016

Intel ISEF alum Jackson Huang was a Breakthrough Junior Challenge Breakthrough Prize finalist. He created a video to explain phantom limb syndrome for the prize.

Jackson is currently on a gap year, and plans to study software engineering when he attends university.

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