Westchester student scientists earn scholarship money

WHITE PLAINS – Westchester County Executive George Latimer is applauding local high school scientists for their pioneering ideas at the 2022 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair. In total Westchester students received more than $ 25,000 in scholarship money for their innovative projects. Latimer said “We are confident these students will make waves in the … Read more

Aga delivers keynote at International Student Science Fair – UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff

Diana Aga, director of the UB RENEW Institute, delivered the keynote speech at the International Student Science Fair (ISSF) on May 30. The event was held in Western New York, with the Lewiston-Porter Central School District hosting activities at Niagara University. The theme at this year fair was global sustainability and environmental stewardship, something that … Read more

Tampa Bay area student researchers return from studying the Gulf of Mexico’s health

Tampa Bay area researchers and college students recently returned ashore after an eight-day excursion collecting data from the Gulf of Mexico. They were aboard the Research Vessel Weatherbird II, a boat equipped with advanced laboratories and sensor technology. Courtesy / Rebekka Larson In transit to first site out of about 10 overall. With each working … Read more

The Sixth Sense in Science

Who? What? When? Why? Where? How? The five W’s. I vividly remember being taught to ask these five questions and seeing word-art posted around the classroom when I was a child. As children, we are taught to be curious and ask questions until we understand. We try new food, have new experiences, and explore uncharted … Read more

Mike Lunsford: The science of awe | News Columns

In his book, “A Private History of Awe,” essayist Scott Russell Sanders tells us about his personal journey through a life underscored by wonder and exploration and observation. He wanted the best of those things for his children; wants them for his grandchildren too. He writes, “It’s often said a young child is like a … Read more

This college student is using her science degree to help clean up the Baltimore harbor

Environmental activist Alexandra Grayson wants to ensure that future generations get to enjoy Baltimore’s waterways and harbor. That’s why she is using her degree in environmental science to clean up Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and to perform research that can be used by policymakers to save the environment! Alexandra first became interested in environmental activism and … Read more

TMS student Jacob Kossler wins four awards at state science fair

Photo by Amy Kossler – Jacob Kossler, 12, a sixth-grader at Turner Middle School, stands in front of his science fair project, Laminar or Turbulent Flow ?, which received five Special Awards during the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair in April. Twelve-year-old Jacob Kossler of Berthoud impressed several companies at the Colorado Science and Engineering … Read more

Silverado student sweeps high honors at regional science fair | Local News

HD Daily News Digital Team More than 160 students competed in the 40th Annual San Bernardino, Inyo, and Mono Counties Science and Engineering Fair (SIMSEF). A 9th-grade student from Silverado High School also entered the competition after winning her local science fair. Elina Kim won not one, not two, not three but 4 awards at … Read more

Kevin Eppes Earns Outstanding Student in Science, Mathematics Award at VSU

May 18, 202222-82 Jessica PopeCommunications and Media Relations Coordinator Kevin John Eppes Jr. of Valdosta, Georgia, is the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Student in Science and Mathematics Award at Valdosta State University. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry during VSU’s 233rd Commencement on … Read more

Whitney Woelmer named Outstanding Doctoral Student for College of Science | VTx

After graduating from Eastern Michigan, Woelmer spent 2 1/2 years as a fisheries contractor at the US Geological Surveys (USGS) Great Lakes Science Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Seeking a change of scenery, Woelmer then joined the Peace Corps, moving to Zambia, where she worked as a rural aquaculture promotion extension agent. Although Woelmer’s stints … Read more