SARSEF Fair, a Tucson Tradition in Science Education, Turns 65

For 65 years the SARSEF Fair has been inspiring students to ask big questions and find answers through science and engineering.   (Tucson, AZ) March 11 through 14, thousands of students, PreK through high school, will eagerly share their research projects at the Tucson Convention Center. They are taking part in a Tucson tradition by… Read more »

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SARSEF in the Schools – Fall 2019 Highlights

See some of the highlights of our work in the schools this fall! Follow Jack the SARSEF Bear to the many schools we work with throughout the year [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”13″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”]

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1,000 Students Explore Endless Possibilities in Science and Engineering at Arizona STEM Adventure

1,000 Gr. 4-8 students to learn critical thinking and problem solving through hands-on experiences taught by real-world professionals (Tucson AZ) On November 22, 2019, 1,000 students (Grades 4-8) will explore areas of science that ignite their passion at the annual Arizona STEM Adventure held by SARSEF. The event is a part of SARSEF’s year-round educational outreach… Read more »

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SARSEF Awarded Bayer Fund Grant

TUCSON, Ariz. (Oct. 10, 2019) – The Bayer Fund has awarded six $10,000 grants to Tucson area organizations supporting Food & Nutrition, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education or Community Development. “We commend these organizations for their outreach to students,” said Matt Lingard, site lead for Bayer’s Marana Greenhouse. “These grants are a part… Read more »

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SARSEF Leads a Full Day of Science in Nogales, Mexico

Have you heard? SARSEF has gone international! In July, we led a full day of science for Explora STEM, a STEM summer program for girls in Nogales, Mexico at La Universidad del Valle de México. We had an incredible time discussing invasive species in lakes as well as other problems in their worlds and lives… Read more »

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Racing the Sun ©2019

After eight years of incubating Racing the Sun, Tech Parks Arizona is transitioning the program to ensure a greater impact Tech Parks Arizona developed Racing the Sun, a hands-on STEM program for high school students, eight years ago to promote workforce development. After incubating the program and establishing good momentum, Racing the Sun is transitioning… Read more »

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SARSEF’s New CEO- Alumna Liz Baker-Bowman

SARSEF Alumna Liz Baker-Bowman Becomes Next CEO Liz Bowman Has Dedicated Her Career to Opening Doors through Science and Engineering A woman who early in life benefitted in her quest to learn as much as she could about science, technology and engineering by participating in SARSEF programs, winning science fairs and scholarships, has been named… Read more »

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SARSEF CEO Retires: Looking at Kathleen Bethel’s Impact by the Numbers

SARSEF CEO Retires: Looking at Kathleen Bethel’s Impact by the Numbers By Betsy Bolding 95,000 students, 2,147 research projects, 664 community volunteers, double the number of girls.  Numbers can tell a powerful story and illustrate the successful ten years of Kathleen Bethel’s tenure as the first CEO of SARSEF.  From 2009, when she officially took the helm… Read more »

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