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President Obama Recognizes NYSC Alumnus

President Obama Town Hall in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Usina del Arte, Weds. Mar. 23, 2016 President Obama said, It’s where a young person can learn skills in the state of West Virginia in the United States, and put them to work right here in Argentina. So, Gino Tubaro, who’s here today — where’s Gino?…

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Northrop Grumman Supports 2016 NYSCamp

Northrop Grumman, the fifth largest defense contractor in the world, has donated $40,000 to the National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF). The gift will be used to support the academic program of the 2016 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC). The NYSC is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) enrichment honors program, challenging the top two…

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Judge Ronald G. Pearson Bridge

With construction to be completed in 2016, the State of West Virginia has officially named the bridge connecting Camp 70 Road to the NYSF’s property south of the Blackwater Rive, the Judge Ronald G. Pearson Bridge. SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 56 (By Senators Williams, Sypolt, Stollings, Ashley, Unger and Plymale) Requesting Division of Highways to name future…

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SpaceX-ORBCOMM-2

Congratulations SpaceX!

Congratulations SpaceX and Tony Coiro (NYSC IN 2008, Staph) for a successful launch, landing, and deployment! Amazing and inspiring work all! Watch the launch on YouTube.

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Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984)

Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984)

NYSCamp Alumni in the News Dr. John Worth (NYSCamp GA 1984) is member of archeology team that identifies the site of first multi-year European settlement in the United States. The University of West Florida archaeology program recently identified the archaeological site of the Luna settlement – the first multi-year European settlement in the United States –…

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Thomas Laqueur is a professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley. His other books include Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud and Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation.

Prof. Thomas W. Laqueur (NYSCamp WV 1963)

NYSCamp Alumni in the News: Professor Thomas W. Laqueur (NYSCamp WV 1963) recently appeared as a guest on NPR’s Fresh Air: “Bodies Through Time: A Historian Traces Our Evolving Relationship With The Dead.” Growing up as the son of a pathologist, Thomas Laqueur says, his father would leave the dinner table to conduct autopsies. Sometimes…

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amazonsmile

AmazonSmile

The National Youth Science Foundation participates in the AmazonSmile program. When you shop via Amazon this holiday season, Amazon will donate a portion of its proceeds to the NYSF. Click the image to participate in the program. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/55-0630700

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2016 NYSC

NYSCamp Applications

The National Youth Science Foundation is pleased to announce that the application portal to attend the 2016 National Youth Science Camp is now open. For more information, please see http://apply.nysc.org.

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Giving Tuesday V2

Giving Tuesday 2016

Today is Giving Tuesday 2016 and we hope that you will consider supporting the important STEM education programs of the National Youth Science Foundation with a financial contribution. Each year, talented students attend the National Youth Science Camp and other unique STEM education program offered by the NYSF at no charge – transportation included! This…

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Dr. Rudy Tanzi, NYSC RI 1976

Alzheimer’s research pioneer to speak at University of Charleston

by Lydia Nuzum, Health Reporter, Charleston Gazette-Mail When Dr. Rudolph Tanzi was a teenager, he knew he wanted to be a clinician — that is, until he heard his first scientific lecture and realized he wanted to be a researcher. “If it wasn’t for the National Youth Science Camp, where I represented the state of…

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