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  • How NSF honors America's educators
  • During Teacher Appreciation Week, the National Science Foundation highlights grants and scholarships that promote best teaching practices
  • Released Fri May 12 00:00:00 EDT 2017
William McRaven
Grad student on the Jefferson Memorial
  • Monumental modeling
  • Researchers turn to math to understand mysterious biofilms on buildings, monuments
  • Released Thu Dec 08 00:00:00 EST 2016
Joan Ferrini-Mundy, NSF assistant director for Education and Human Resources, addresses awardees.
Creating a sense of belonging helps keep women in STEM -- but teachers might not realize that need.
Aedes aegypti mosquito
Po-Shen Loh and student
  • Passion makes perfect
  • NSF-funded mathematician, coach, head cheerleader of U.S. Math Olympiad team on the all-American pursuit of information and happiness
  • Released Thu Jul 07 00:00:00 EDT 2016
The fractal nature of Romanesco broccoli
theoretical computer science
  • Tackling intractable computing problems
  • Theoretical computer science project helps solve long-standing questions with benefits for security and machine learning
  • Released Wed Jun 29 00:00:00 EDT 2016

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