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Broadcom MASTERS Rewards Top Schools and Teachers

4:37am, December 11, 2012

On November 27, representatives from Broadcom Foundation and Elmer’s Products, Inc., presented awards to both the school and teachers of Raymond Gilmartin, winner of the $25,000 Samueli Foundation prize at the 2012 Broadcom MASTERS.

SSP Fellow Richard Fox Teaches Forensics to Students and Connects the Community

6:42am, July 12, 2012

Richard Fox, a 2010 SSP Fellow, is a forensic science teacher at Charlestown High School in Boston, Massachusetts. Below he describes his collaborations with the Boston-area community and the impact participating in research has on students. 

What is your background in science and research, including what first drew you to science?

Value Not In Selection But In Attempt

6:26am, June 21, 2012

Ling Li is a Vice President and Credit Officer at JPMorgan Chase. She submitted her original research project to the 1988 Science Talent Search in hopes of being selected as a finalist. Despite not being selected, her letter below describes the value she got out of the experience.

Q&A with SSP Alumna Meredith MacGregor

2:31pm, December 7, 2011

Meredith MacGregor, the Intel Science Talent Search 2007 Ninth Place Winner and one of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2006 top award winners, discusses the Brazil Nut Effect, research at Harvard, inspiring girls to do science, and more.

Tim Lundt Helps His Students in Rural Alaska

8:24am, October 18, 2011

By Caitlin Jennings, Communications Specialist, Society for Science & the Public

“It’s hard to get stuff up here,” says SSP Fellow Tim Lundt, who teaches in Wasilla, Alaska.  “We don’t have the big universities like everybody else does.” His school, the Mat-Su Career & Technical High School, is 40 miles from Anchorage and 300 miles from Fairbanks.

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