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Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair

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Wi-Fi: Fast Internet, Slow Plant Growth

After sleeping next to a Wi-Fi router, Riya Shah was curious about the effects of Wi-Fi on her health. Shah woke up tired and disoriented, and she thought it could have been caused by the Wi-Fi router.

LRSEF August Newsletter

The LRSEF August newsletter focuses on the various ways you can support science and engineering for students in our community. To see the newsletter, click here.

St. X Sophomore wins First Place at ISEF!

Sophomore at St. Xavier High School, Joshua Jacob, won a 1st prize award at International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) for his project titled “Development of a Hybrid Inkjet 3D Printer: a Novel Approach to 3D Printing Conductive Architectures and Flexible Electronics.” Mr. Jacob is the youth ambassador on the board of the Louisville Regional […]

Spotlight on Chemical Energy- Alternative Energy Sources

LRSEF contestants Virginia Sheldon and Ben Keeney submitted projects in the 2016 science fair that explored alternative energy sources. Sheldon, who entered the science fair as an eighth-grader at St. Francis of Assisi, earned first place at LRSEF for her project, “Producing Alternative Fuels from Whiskey Waste.” Sheldon followed the process to create biobutanol, which […]

Help us reach 25 gifts or more on September 15th during Give Local Louisville!

This year, LRSEF is excited to be a part of Give Local Louisville, a 24-hour online giving day that supports the nonprofits in our community. Last year, through Give Local Louisville, the people in our community raised $3 million for the 362 nonprofits that participated. This is a wonderful opportunity for donors to increase the impact […]

Support LRSEF for just $10!

For just $10, YOU can make a difference for the next generation of scientists and engineers! On September 15, if LRSEF receives 25 gifts of $10 or more, we will get to split $50,000 with the other nonprofits that achieve this level during Give Local Louisville! Don’t worry about card transaction fees – The Sam […]

Support LRSEF with Mike’s 3rd Annual Fun Run!

For the third year in a row, I am raising money for the Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair (LRSEF) by running as far as I can! In 2014 I ran 40 Miles in 7 hours, running up and down the sidewalk from AP1 to AP6. Last year I ran the Derby Festival Marathon twice, […]

LRSEF Welcomes KCD!

LRSEF welcomes Kentucky Country Day to LRSEF 2016! Students from KCD won third place in the senior division and Best of Fair.

Thank You!

Thanks to Jo Haas for having LRSEF 2016 at the Kentucky Science Center! LRSEF appreciates your partnership and we are proud of our winning schools in the Senior Division – Ballard, Valley and KY Country Day!