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Join GE APAF for Diwali Fundraiser

Each year, the Asian Pacific American Forum at GE Appliances, a Haier Company, supports LRSEF with a Diwali celebration and fundraiser. This year the event is going virtual! You can purchase a ticket to learn how to cook popular Indian dishes at home. Thank you, APAF for your creativity and support! ▶︎ Vegetarian Cuisine: Thursday, November […]

Virtual Project Mentors Available in Science and Engineering Fields

This year, LRSEF is introducing a new virtual mentors program in response to COVID-19. LRSEF currently has 13 experienced mentors from UofL and GE who are willing to guide students in their science fair projects. Mentors have expertise in fields such as Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Behavioral & Social Sciences. Students interested in finding […]

Q&A with Kevin Stone

Kevin Stone, an 8th grade student at Carrithers Middle School, shared his experience as an LRSEF participant and Amazon Award winner with LRSEF intern Eddy Zhong. Q: Can you tell me what it was like to participate in the virtual KY-SEF? What challenges did you face? What did you like or dislike about it? What […]

Q&A with Jedidiah Tillman

Jedidiah Tillman is a senior at Eastern High School. He shared his experience as an LRSEF participant and Amazon Award nominee with LRSEF intern Eddy Zhong. Q: Can you tell me a little bit about your experience at LRSEF? What did you learn from participating? What did you enjoy about it?  A: My experience at LRSEF […]

LRSEF surpasses Give for Good fundraising goal.

On Thursday, September 17, LRSEF participated in Give for Good Louisville, an annual day of giving for nonprofits in our area. Thanks to your generous support, LRSEF surpassed our Give for Good fundraising goal with 105 donors! Funds raised during Give for Good and throughout the year directly support the annual science and engineering fair, […]

COVID-19 Resources for Teachers and Students

LRSEF is developing several resources for students and teachers to conduct their research projects remotely. These resources will be continually updated in the next few months and will include: Home-Based Science and Engineering Research Projects – This list will include resources from existing websites and research projects that are aligned with LRSEF research categories. Virtual […]

LRSEF Co-Fair Director Selected as Presidential Awardee

Co-Fair Director Keri Meador has been selected to receive a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST program, administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, recognizes outstanding teachers for their contributions to the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, […]

Student Equity in STEM Fund grants expanded to entire LRSEF region.

This year LRSEF is expanding our Student Equity in STEM Fund from only seven schools to every eligible student entering grades 6-12 in the LRSEF region! The Fund provides financial support to Under-Represented Minority (URM) students and low-income students conducting science and engineering research. This fund is sponsored by a generous grant from Amazon Corporation to the Kentucky Science […]

Help Needed to Plan Science Fair Projects in Light of COVID-19

We need your input! The LRSEF Educational Outreach Committee is meeting this summer to help students, teachers, and mentors plan for science fair projects with social distancing in mind. We need help with the following: Identifying research projects that students can complete at home,  Providing resources for remote and stay-at-home research, and  Locating mentors to […]

Kentucky students enter 2020 Broadcom MASTERS

This year, Broadcom MASTERS expanded the application process for its annual science competition to include any middle school student registered with an affiliated fair. In total, 69 Kentucky students entered the 2020 Broadcom MASTERS competition, including 32 LRSEF alums. View the full list of entrants. Additionally, LRSEF is pleased to announced that we’ve been named […]