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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Jacobsen to judge at Intel ISEF

1 May 2018

Director T. D. Jacobsen will serve as a Grand Award Judge in Plant Sciences at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), 13–18 May 2018, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Jacobsen has been a judge at Intel ISEF since 1988.

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public (the Society), is the world's largest international pre-college science competition. This year approximately 1,800 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions and territories will be awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for on average $4 million in prizes.

About the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, a research division of Carnegie Mellon University, specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation. To this end, the Institute acquires and maintains authoritative collections of books, plant images, manuscripts, portraits and data files, and provides publications and other modes of information service. The Institute meets the reference needs of botanists, biologists, historians, conservationists, librarians, bibliographers and the public at large, especially those concerned with any aspect of the North American flora.

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