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Become a SARSEF Science Ambassador

Become a SARSEF Science Ambassador! The Science Ambassador program prepares student scientists and engineers to represent SARSEF at events while promoting STEM accessibility and diversity throughout the community. Ambassadors will attend four training sessions to certify their involvement at community events. Once certified, Science Ambassadors are able to represent SARSEF, facilitate activities at tabling events, and have access to […]

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Registration is open for SARSEF’s first-ever Fair Director conference!

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Science Fair. For Fair Directors, educators, and administrators Whether you are new to science and engineering fairs or a seasoned alum, attend workshops that will increase your ability to confidently and easily encourage Science Fair participation at your school and support the next generation of scientists, engineers, and […]

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Junior League of Tucson Joins SARSEF in Empowering Young Minds through Summer Camps in Tucson, AZ

Tucson, AZ – July 12, 2023– SARSEF is thrilled to announce the expansion of its summer camp program, thanks to the funding awarded by Governor Katie Hobbs’ Summer Enrichment Grant. In partnership with Arizona Science Center, the grant will support CAMP INNOVATION in hosting hundreds of children across Tucson at no charge. SARSEF is collaborating […]

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2023 Camp Innovation Registration

FREE Summer Day Camp for Students Interested in Exploring STEM!  Thanks to funding awarded by Governor Katie Hobbs, we are thrilled to announce that SARSEF and the Arizona Science Center will be hosting exciting week-long summer camps throughout the entire summer for FREE! This year, we have expanded our offerings and will be running camps […]

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2023 Racing the Sun Winning Teams and Honorees

Congratulations to all the teams who participated in this year’s Racing the Sun (RTS). Racing the Sun is a hands-on, innovative engineering program that challenges high school students to design, build, and race electric and solar-powered go-karts. Racing the Sun is a college preparatory program available to any Arizona high school.   Working with teachers, mentors […]

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Arizona students attend the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Virginia Beach, Virginia!

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) program is one of the nation’s longest-running STEM competitions. It is a collaborative effort between the research arm of the Department of Defense (DoD) and nationwide academic research institutions and is administered by the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA). Five students from Arizona attended the National JSHS Competition […]

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Press Release and Media Alert- You’re Invited!- Students from Across Southern Arizona Will Race Their Solar-Powered Go-Karts They Designed and Built Themselves

(Tucson, Arizona) On Saturday, April 29, 2023, SARSEF will be hosting Racing the Sun- Race Day where students from 15 Southern Arizona High Schools will race their solar-powered go-karts they designed and built themselves through SARSEF’s Racing the Sun program. The event is a part of SARSEF’s year-round high school engineering programs and will take […]

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From the SARSEF CEO: Giving Students a Taste of Science

By Julie Euber, CEO, SARSEF A child stands on their tiptoes, peering over the edge of the counter at their parent swiftly folding dough to make bread for dinner. The child holds on tight to a greased bowl, eagerly watching the parent place the dough inside. Then, right before their eyes, yeast transforms sugar into […]

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Press Release: Arizona Students Win More Than $100,000 at the 2023 SARSEF Regional Science and Engineering Fair!

(Tucson, AZ) In March, SARSEF held their 68th Annual Regional Science and Engineering Fair and hosted a Community STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Expo. The fair provided students the opportunity to be recognized and rewarded for their work in science and engineering.  Over 20 exhibitors joined the STEM Expo, igniting passion for science through […]

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2023 SARSEF Fair Winners List

Congratulations to all of our SARSEF Winners! We saw so many of you at the Awards Ceremony and Expo, where we distributed awards. If you were unable to collect your award at Reid Park on March 11, we will be delivering all unclaimed awards to students’ schools March 17th-27th. We are so proud of all […]

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