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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ISEF 2019 Symposia Resources

Thanks for attending one of the SARSEF supported Symposia sessions at ISEF 2019. Here are a few resources that were shared in the session on Monday, May 12, 2019: “Fund the Future of Your Fair” Power Point:  Bethel:Makous 2019 ISEF Symposium (1) Here is the worksheet with grant ideas on the back:  ISEF Worksheet (1) Sample CORPORATE… Read more »

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SARSEF CEO Announces Retirement

May 4, 2019   Some things never change. But mostly, things do. It’s a scientific fact. The followers and fans of SARSEF’s 65-year history know the truth of this statement, for themselves. As scientists and engineers, it is in their nature to perform tests to measure changes in speed, strength, efficiency, and effectiveness – in… Read more »

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SARSEF’s April News Flash!

Be a part of the SARSEF Community, sign up for our newsletter!   SARSEF April News Flash SARSEF in Six Minutes A video that will touch your heart     The International Science Fair is Two Weeks Away! Local Inspiration Leads to International Success  In two short weeks, 15 students from Southern Arizona will travel… Read more »

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Volunteer, Judge, and Attend ISEF Phoenix!

Intel ISEF is Coming to Phoenix- for the last time in Decades! Now is the time to get involved Become a Judge The need for judges is great, please spread the word! By volunteering 1.5 days, you will play an important role in encouraging the brightest minds to become the future science and engineering leaders… Read more »

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SARSEF Alumni of the Month- Jeremiah Pate

Seeing the Bigger Picture, Jeremiah Pate Jeremiah Pate started with SARSEF early, creating a project out of paper airplane designs in first grade to see which one would fly the furthest. He entered every year, but neither science nor the fair really took hold of him until high school when he was selected to go… Read more »

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SARSEF Fair’s TOP PROJECT Winner Annalisa Minke!  (photo credit David Minke)  Annalisa’s amazing Environmental Engineering project is titled “Investigating How Water Vapor Emission Impacts The Temperature Of The Troposphere”  “This project measures the effect of additional water vapor on temperature throughout a model of the troposphere. The project was done in an attempt to uncover… Read more »

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SARSEF Alumni of the Month- Lyda Harris

Finding Community, Lyda Harris By Julie Morrison Lyda Harris learned early that she was most successful with science when she related it to where she lived. “My first science fair was in fifth grade and I didn’t even make it to SARSEF, but  in sixth grade I did a project on mosquito larvae and different… Read more »

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