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Posted on: September 6th, 2023

Hear From FEMA Guest Speaker at the Modeling the Future Challenge Scenario Phase Workshop!

Registration is now open for the 2023-24 Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC), and we can’t wait to give prospective participants a memorable send-off during the Virtual Scenario Phase Workshop!...

Posted on: July 12th, 2023

Plant the Moon Challenge Regional Ceremony hosted at NASA Kennedy Space Center

This past June, aerospace professionals, scientists, and a former astronaut gathered at Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the top student winners of the Plant the Moon Challenge NASA Space Grant...

Posted on: June 6th, 2023

Expanding the Mathematics Pipeline with The Actuarial Foundation

The Institute of Competition Sciences and the Actuarial Foundation have had great success developing the high school Modeling the Future Challenge. Our partnership is expanding with the 2023...

Posted on: May 23rd, 2023

Empowering Student STEM Advocates: Join the 10th Annual National Advocacy Conference!

Calling all high school students with a passion for robotics and a drive to make a difference: get ready to embark on a transformative journey at the highly anticipated 10th Annual National Advocacy...

Posted on: May 18th, 2023

Introducing the Best in Show Winners of the Spring 2023 Plant the Moon/Plant Mars Challenge!

In a quest to understand plant growth in otherworldly environments, students from across the globe have competed in yet another outstanding season of the Plant the Moon/Plant Mars Challenge. We...

Posted on: April 28th, 2023

A Master Class in Addressing “Failure” in Competitions

For all those competitors out there, whether in academic competitions or athletic ones, this champion gives an amazing take on a question about failure. In the press conference after losing in the...