Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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


Saraswathi Nookala and Saurabh Kumar won the English Team's Award for Excellence in Expository Writing for the spring semester.

Moodle, a web application that IMSA uses for its online learning experiences and collaboration, underwent a major technical upgrade on June 4th and a subsequent makeover the next day.

Cover of Heliotrope Magazine

Heliotrope 2013, IMSA's Arts and Literature Magazine is a fascinating collection of photography, poems, and short stories by our talented student body.

Dr. Maureen Robinson

Dr. Maureen Robinson, Dean of Faculty at South Africa’s Stellenbosch University, visited IMSA on Wednesday, May 22

Srisha Kotlo and Shelly Li

Senior Shelly Li and Junior Srisha Kotlo competed against 1,500 students in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and both came away with admirable fourth place awards and $500 for their projects.

Gabriella Heller ’10 was awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, which provides $7,500 towards the educational expenses of college sophomores and juniors doing who have a promising future in the natural sciences, math, or engineering.

The IMSA National Honors Society Faculty Council named 29 students as the members and officers for 2013-14.

The Society of Women's Health Research awarded IMSA alumna  Dr. Mia K. Markey with their Medtronic Prize for Scientific Contributions to Women's Health.

IMSA hosted a Cybersecurity panel on Tuesday, April 23rd moderated by alumnus and Department of Homeland Security official Michael Brody.

Junior Anton Karpovich decisively won first place in of the United States Geography Olympiad, winning $1500 towards a  trip to Kyoto to represent Team USA in international competition.