Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

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IMSA was touted recently in a local newspaper story for its "academic hardware" in an interview with IMSA President Dr. Glenn W. "Max" McGee.

With thousands of problems and hours of practice behind them, IMSA’s Scholastic Bowl team finished the year with an impressive record of achievement to add to the IHSA record books.

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) is seeking applicants for its summer residential enrichment program for underrepresented minority students.

IMSA students and staff are featured in the cover story "Science Academy Wants to Recruit More Latinos" in the newspaper Reflejos.

By Linsey Crowninshield, Assistant Director of Student Life:  Leadership and Service

Being bald was 'in' during the week of February 22nd-26th as the IMSA community rallied behind Shine On, an event to raise awareness and funds for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

IMSA alumnus Dr. Julie Comerford '98 of the University of California-Berkeley is featured in U.S. News and World Report for her research work on 'waltzing' black holes in galaxies.

 

IMSA student entrepreneurs pitched a variety of new business ideas including Gargle 'n Go, Shock-Tool Technology and PrepUp to venture capital investors and entrepreneurial leaders during the second annual Power Pitch IMSA TALENT Entrepreneurial Contest. Click here to view photos.

 

Two teams from the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) received the highest ranking possible in the 12th annual international High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM). Their performance placed IMSA among the top eight schools in the world in this year’s competition.

Two teams from the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) received the highest ranking possible in the 12th annual international High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM).  Their performance placed IMSA among the top eight schools in the world in this year’s competition.

Four seniors at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) are among only eight from Illinois and 300 in the nation who were named Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) Semifinalists in the 69th Annual Intel Science Talent Search.

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