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From Thomas Livesay, our 2017 CT-STEM summer scholarship recipient. Through my participation in the UConn Explore Engineering Summer Program, I expanded my understanding of the different fields of engineering. These include mechanical, material, environmental, civil, biomedical, chemical, electrical, and computer engineering. This program provided me with the opportunity to learn much more as I met… Continue Reading

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What a fantastic experience Intel ISEF was! The keynote speaker for the Opening Ceremonies was inspiring and his “Frugal Science” concept sent a clear message to the students that science experiences can be made available to anyone at a very small cost. The Pin Exchange Mixer gave the kids a chance to meet so many… Continue Reading

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ISEF as a whole has been an illuminating experience for me, full of unique activities and experiences. It gave me the opportunity to be exposed to other students that shared similar interests with me in science, each having a unique and awe-inspiring project designed to make their own personal contribution to the world. During exhibition… Continue Reading

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Awards ceremony: Shobhita Sundaram Like the opening ceremonies, the special awards ceremony was somewhat awe inspiring. The grand hall was packed to the breaking point with over 1,800 students from around the world, listening eagerly to find out if they had been awarded recognition from one of the many companies, association, and organizations giving out… Continue Reading

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Here’s from Agustina… Tuesday (party mixer) -AGUSTINA The morning started out with a breakfast at the hotel. I had the biggest and spongiest french toast in all of California – we joked and called it french baguette instead. After breakfast Mrs. Fanucci, Shobita, Connor, and I spent the first two hours of the morning practicing…. Continue Reading

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We will be posting entries from the CT-STEM Foundation’s delegation to the 2017 ISEF in Los Angeles. Here is the first one from Zia Mannan. Students are super excited and stressed with finals tomorrow. We, especially Estelle have been practicing with them all day long…and I am the cheerleader! I also had my session this… Continue Reading

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CT STEM Foundation is offering two types of STEM scholarships this year. One is for graduating seniors who participated in the 2017 CT STEM Fair. Two scholarships are being offered at $1,000 each. The deadline for these is fast approaching. Completed applications must be received by 5 PM, May 1. The second scholarship is for… Continue Reading