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By IMSA Mathematics Faculty Member Dr. Vince Matsko

A retired IMSA physics teacher and current IMSA Mathematics Faculty Member Dr. Vince Matsko are teaming up and making quite an impact on teaching and learning in Thailand.

IMSA senior Nishith Reddy was one of only four U.S. finalists and the only Illinois winner in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize, the world’s most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project.

Eighty Chinese administrators visited the IMSA campus to meet with IMSA staff as part of a new “People to People” educational exchange program with the People’s Republic of China.

Sailors and officials with the United States Navy visited with students from throughout Chicagoland involved in Summer@IMSA programs during Chicago Navy Week, celebrating the 100th anniversary of naval aviation.

By Margaret Hernandez, Coordinator of Strategic Operations

Nearly 400 people attended the 6th annual CyberQuiz 4Kids Recognition Day at IMSA and students from Aurora, Batavia, Evanston, Hinsdale, Morris and Peoria were recognized as Grand Prize Winners for the 2010-11 school year.

IMSA's 2011 Commencement Speaker Dr Shirley Malcolm told graduates that "science can heal" and has many other 'dividends' to affect positive change.

IMSA  junior Nolan Maloney  was selected to be a member of the United States Chemistry Team. Only 20 students nationally are chosen for the 2011 team from a pool of more than 1,000 nominees.

IMSA junior Peter Lu was selected to be a member of the United States Physics Team. Only 20 students nationally are chosen for the 2011 team from a pool of more than 3,500 nominees.

The twenty-third senior class of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) graduated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora.

Students from IMSA and schools in China, Finland, Singapore and South Korea recently attended the Inaugural United Nations of Youth International Web Conference hosted online from IMSA.

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