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West Virginia Youth Science Camp

The West Virginia Department of Education and the National Youth Science Foundation are launching the West Virginia Youth Science Camp (WVYSC) in an effort to promote the study of science statewide. Modeled after the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) held in Pocahontas County every summer, the state camp would allow for two rising 10th graders from…

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West Virginia Youth Science Camp

The West Virginia Department of Education and the National Youth Science Foundation are launching the West Virginia Youth Science Camp (WVYSC) in an effort to promote the study of science statewide. Modeled after the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) held in Pocahontas County every summer, the state camp would allow for two rising 10th graders from…

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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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Dr. D. Holmes Morton Featured on WV Public Broadcasting

Long time NYSC lecturer, Dr. D. Holmes Morton, was recently featured in the “In Search of Meaningful Work” series produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting.  This feature includes several scenes recorded at Camp Pocahontas. See the full video on YouTube.

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YSDE 2010-11 1.1

The first day of the first session of the pilot edition of the Youth Science Discovery Experience was yesterday. A group of 30 students from across West Virginia gathered at the Canaan Valley Institute to work with teachers and scientists on small group research projects. Photo Gallery Article in the Charleston Gazette Schedule – November…

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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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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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Alumnus in the News: Tony “Danger” Coiro

Delegates to the 2010 National Youth Science Camp already know that Tony Coiro, NYSC alumnus (IN 2008) and staph member (2009-10), transformed an old motorcycle into one that runs on electricity and that its batteries can be charged by flip-up solar panels. Now, the rest of the world is learning about his innovations. Read articles…

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Dear Editor from Rebecca McGrail

Editor, I recently participated in the National Youth Science Camp as an Ohio delegate. I would like to thank the State of West Virginia for their contributions to the camp. I, personally, believe that the experience I had at camp could not be replicated in any other setting. The other delegates and I were treated very well…

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