Category Archives: Amazing Alumni

NYSC Alum presents to Parliament

(Monday, March 9) News Article Here Karla-Luise Herpoldt, a 2006 NYSC delegate, multi-year staph and 2014 NYSC presenter, was chosen from hundreds of potential scientists to present her science research to a range of politicians (in Parliament) and panel of … Continue reading

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Orbital Successfully Launches Minotaur Rocket

(Dulles, VA 19 November 2013) — Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced that it successfully launched a Minotaur I rocket in support of the Department of Defense Operationally Responsive Space Office’s ORS-3 … Continue reading

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Orbital Successfully Launches NASA’ LADEE

Dulles, VA 7 September 2013 – Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced today that its Minotaur V rocket successfully launched NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) satellite. Originating from Wallops … Continue reading

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Science Camp Alumnus Publishes Book on Political Process

Citizen Advocate: Get Government to Move Mountains and Change the World by Omar Ahmad, 1982 NYSC delegate from Florida, is available for purchase as an e-book on the TED Books App, the Kindle, Nook or iOS device via the iBooks … Continue reading

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Amazing Alumni – Dr. Terry Plank (DE 1981)

Dr. Terry Plank (Delaware 1981) has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship for her work on tectonic plate mechanics.  To learn more about her work, and the award, please visit her profile on the MacArther Fellowship website.  There is an excellent … Continue reading

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Amazing Alumni – Tony “Danger” Coiro (NYSC 2008)

Tony “Danger” Coiro (NYSC Indiana 2008) presented his first TEDx talk on March 23, 2012 at Purdue.  Tony’s talk focused on innovation and his work with electrical vehicles.  The talk is now available at on TEDx’s youtube channel. Congratulations Tony! … Continue reading

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Amazing Alumni – José Rocha (Chile 2011)

José Rocha (NYSC Chile 2011) will represent Chile at the Sustainable Energy International Youth Competition and Conference in Eilat, Israel. The conference will be held November 24-28, 2012, and will focus on creative technologies that increase electrical efficiency. Congratulations José! Ciencia Joven Fundacion Eilat-Eilot Renewable … Continue reading

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