PISCATAWAY, NJ - Srihari Yamunan of Piscataway was one of 25 international high school seniors and college students selected to travel to Stockholm, Sweden to participate in Nobel Week, December 5-10.

According to a news release, “the highly competitive Nobel Week is a cornerstone program of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) and is hosted by Stockholm University. 

“NSHSS is the premier international honors and scholarship program co-founded by Claes Nobel, the great nephew of Alfred Nobel, and James Lewis.”

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More About Nobel Week

Nobel Week is hosted by the University of Stockholm and features a live stream broadcast of the 2019 Nobel Prize awards ceremony. A centerpiece event, “Into the Unknown,” brings together Nobel Laureates, the world’s leading scientists, key opinion leaders and policy makers to stimulate discussion at the highest level on a topical science-related theme. Other powerful elements are discussions surrounding 2019 Nobel Prize winners in such topics as physics, chemistry, and economic sciences. NSHSS is inspired by the mission of the Nobel Prize to support academic achievement and world betterment. NSHSS pursues this mission by connecting members with scholarships, college fairs, internships, career and leadership opportunities, and more.


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