Alumni

Dr. Stephen D. Damiani Makes Pledge

Dr. Stephen M. Damiani, WI, 1975, has pledged $50,000 to The National Youth Science Foundation, to create a fund that will support future delegates to the National Youth Science Camp. “NYSC has had an incredibly positive impact on my life as both a scientist and a person. Now it’s time to ‘give back,’ as my predecessors…

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NYSC Alumnus in the News: Marissa Mayer (WI, 1993)

Marissa Mayer (NYSC WI, 1993), vice president of consumer products at Google, is an unapologetic geek and thinks that the Internet will encourage others, male or female, to be geeks just like her. Marissa Mayer: “I have a confession to make: I am a geek. Now granted, geek isn’t a word you often hear referring to women….

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Ye jin Kang (TX 2007) named Rhodes Scholar

National Youth Science Camp alumnus Ye jin Kang (TX 2007) is one of 32 Americans who were awarded a Rhodes Scholarship on November 20, 2010. Congratulations! Rice University Press Release: The prestigious Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest award for international study, provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford…

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NYSC mentioned on NPR’s Science Friday

Jess Beasley, NYSC NC 2002, Staph 2006, recently called into National Public Radio’s Science Friday hosted by Ira Flatow with guest Dean Kamen. Here’s an excerpt from the transcript: FLATOW: Let’s go to Jess(ph) in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hi, Jess. JESS (Caller): Hi. FLATOW: Hi, there. JESS: I would like to mention from the topic…

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NYSC mentioned on NPR’s Science Friday

Jess Beasley, NYSC NC 2002, Staph 2006, recently called into National Public Radio’s Science Friday hosted by Ira Flatow with guest Dean Kamen. Here’s an excerpt from the transcript: FLATOW: Let’s go to Jess(ph) in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hi, Jess. JESS (Caller): Hi. FLATOW: Hi, there. JESS: I would like to mention from the topic…

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Your Everlasting Science Camp OCE

Science Camp alumni know that they never fully leave the NYSC; rather they are on one very long OCE (out of camp experience). In a new recurring feature, the Foundation will highlight alumni with photos of themselves and NYSC-branded items (shirts, Nalgenes, flying discs, etc.) in their adventures around the world. To be considered for…

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Your Everlasting Science Camp OCE

Science Camp alumni know that they never fully leave the NYSC; rather they are on one very long OCE (out of camp experience). In a new recurring feature, the Foundation will highlight alumni with photos of themselves and NYSC-branded items (shirts, Nalgenes, flying discs, etc.) in their adventures around the world. To be considered for…

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NYSC Alumni Association Survey

The National Youth Science Camp Alumni Association wants to hear from all alumni (former delegates and staph members of the NYSC). Please take a few minutes and complete the online survey.

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40 under 40: Marissa Mayer – Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

Puzzles and solutions at the National Youth Science Camp offered then-high school senior Marissa Mayer the opportunity to meet scientist Zoon Nguyen. At NYSC, a program for young scholars to participate in engaging lectures and activities delivered by scientists nationwide, Nguyen stood out among the others with his unique problem-solving puzzles. Read the full article: 40…

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Kentwood students National Youth Science Camp delegates

Yasaman Azodi and Sarah Harvey are this year’s one-two punch from Kentwood High School as the Washington State delegate and alternate-delegate to the National Youth Science Camp held near Bartow in the eastern mountains of West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands. Read the full article: Kentwood students National Youth Science Camp delegates.

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