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  • Out-of-this-World Announcement from Conrad Foundation Founder

    Posted October 8 by Community News and Resources

    Out-of-this-World Announcement from Conrad Foundation Founder & Chairman Nancy Conrad   Students, Teachers, Parents, Mentors, Judges and Friends I am very excited to announce we will be hosting our annual Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge Innovation Summit April 9-11 at NASA’s K...

  • Conrad Challenge Frequently Asked Questions

    Posted October 7 by Community News and Resources

    Below are a compilation of questions regarding this years 2015 Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge. The official FAQ can also be found here. If you have a question that is not answered below please feel free to reach out to the conrad team via email at [email protected] How has the Chal...

  • "Commercialize It!" - Round 2 of the Conrad Mini-Challenges

    Posted October 1 by Community News and Resources

    Do you have what it takes to market a product? Ready, set, Commercialize It! The Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge team invites students and military ages 13-25 to keep those creative thinking caps on and get innovating for Round 2 of Mini Challenges.      Your Challenge i...

  • These College Students Are Making A Nail Polish That Changes Co

    Posted August 25 by Community News and Resources

    "These College Students Are Making A Nail Polish That Changes Color When Exposed To Date Rape Drugs" Thanks to four college students, there may soon be a lifesaving nail polish. Students in the Materials Science & Engineering department at North Carolina State University have come together to ...

  • Conrad Challenge Winner Attends White House Science Fair

    Posted May 28 by Ask Conrad

     CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Destination Imagination (DI) and the Conrad Foundation are proud to announce that Margaret Pan and Christopher Yuan have been selected to attend this year's White House Science Fair. The duo was selected as one of the winning project...

  • Give Children a Voice and You Will Be Amazed

    Posted May 15 by Ask Conrad

    I recently attended the Innovation Summit presented by the Conrad Foundation. The Summit featured student finalists from around the world ready to compete in the Spirit of Innovation Challenge, an annual STEM-based challenge designed to produce technology entrepreneurs. The students presented n...

  • 11 Note-Taking Tips For The Digital Classroom

    Posted May 13 by Ask Conrad

    With less books, paper, and pencils and more laptops, smartphones, and tablets gracing our classrooms these days, it would be logical to say that the nature of note-taking in class has changed, too. Especially with digital tools such as Evernote, writing things down on paper seems less likely t...

  • Destination Imagination to Kick Off 2014 Global Finals’ Celebra

    Posted May 10 by Spirit of Innovation Challenge News

    May 7, 2014 Destination Imagination to Kick Off 2014 Global Finals’ Celebration of Creativity and Innovation with “America’s Got Talent” and “American Idol” Finalists World’s largest celebration of creativity welcomes more than 16,000 attendees from acros...

  • Student Teams of STEM Entrepreneurs win $47,500 in prizes

    Posted April 10 by Spirit of Innovation Challenge News

    Student Teams of STEM Entrepreneurs win $47,500 in prizes at Global Innovation Conference Creators of forward-thinking products and business plans named 2014 Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge winners   HOUSTON (April 9, 2014) – Four teams of high school students from North Ca...

  • The Conrad Foundation and Destination Imagination join forces

    Posted April 8 by Spirit of Innovation Challenge News

    The Conrad Foundation and Destination Imagination join forcesfor the annual Conrad Spirit of Innovation ChallengeNew collaboration between leading STEM education organizations provides students and teachers, leading-edge opportunities and resources HOUSTON — Today, Nancy Conrad and Dr. Chuck ...