Press Releases

April 25, 2016
American Mensa’s Bulletin Celebrates 50 Years with Anthology Publication

The recently released coffee table-style book celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Bulletin with a handful of the best archives from each of the magazine’s five decades, including poignant personal essays, biting satire, interviews with famous Mensans, science and technology studies, and much more.

April 17, 2016
2016 Mind Games® Winners Announced

Following 42 hours of nonstop board game action, the 2016 Mensa Select winners are: New York 1901, Circular Reasoning, World’s Fair 1893, Favor of the Pharaoh and The Last Spike.

January 5, 2016
American Mensa wants you to stay smart this year

We're encouraging the public to make a resolution for a healthier brain in 2016. To help, we're offering our Online Practice Test for just a $1 in December.

December 14, 2015
American Mensa Selects Chicago to Host Mind Games Competition

Mind Games is one of the leading board showcase competitions in the United States and attracts Mensa members from across the globe. The annual Mind Games event allows manufacturers to put their new-to-market games to the test as Mensa members play and rate each title.

September 30, 2015
Mensa Foundation Honors Dr. Ranko Rajovic with International Intellectual Benefits to Society Award

Focused on sensory-motor and cognitive development of children, Dr. Rajovic's work integrates play with learning for children with impulse-control issues, developmental disorders, and learning disabilities and aids in the identification of gifted youth early in their development.

September 28, 2015
Mensa Foundation Recognizes Heuser Hearing Institute for Decades of Service

Since 1948, the Heuser Hearing and Language Academy (HHLA) has served students with hearing loss and their families by providing education options, therapy options and other support. The Mensa Foundation selected the Heuser Hearing and Language Academy as the recipient of the Laura Joyner Award for its outstanding work in the area of human intelligence.

September 23, 2015
Mensa Foundation Honors Dr. Antonella D’Alessandro for Safety Innovation

For her research into the development of building materials that can detect structural issues, the Mensa Education & Research recognizes Assistant Professor Antonella D’Alessandro with its International Copper Black Award for Creative Intelligence.

August 14, 2015
Mensa Foundation Selects Myrielle Badio for 2015 Distinguished Teacher Award

Myrielle Badio, an advanced mathematics teacher from Coral Springs, Fla., was nominated by one of her students for the positive impact she's made on his educational experience.

August 4, 2015
American Mensa Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The largest affiliate of the international organization of Mensa recently appointed its new Board of Directors at its annual convention. American Mensa provides support and networking opportunities for its members through social events, lesson plans and recognition programs.

July 29, 2015
Mensa Foundation Honors Dr. Robert Leishear for Creative Intelligence

Watching news coverage of the Fukushima Daichi nuclear tragedy in Japan, Dr. Robert Leishear of Aiken, S.C., gained an insight that led him to develop a theory that helps identify causes of industrial fires and explosions.

July 24, 2015
Intellectual Benefits to Society Award Winner Honored by Mensa Foundation
Intellectual Benefits to Society Award Winner Honored by Mensa Foundation

The developer of a program to help improve treatment methods for those who live with conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression has won the 2015 Intellectual Benefits to Society Award given by the Mensa Education and Research Foundation.

June 22, 2015
The Mensa Foundation Invites You To Explore Your Mind

Come discover more about the mysterious gray matter that houses our intelligence and our amazing human potential. This all-day event is open to members of Mensa as well as the public.

June 8, 2015
Mensa comes to Louisville, July 1-5

More than 250 lectures and presentations will be featured at this event. Topics include grant writing, toy design, Asperger's, and the challenges of going to space.

May 4, 2015
2015 Mensa Mind Games® Winners Announced

325 judges, 60 competing games, and fourty-four hours of nonstop board game action later, five games claim bragging rights as Mensa Select® winners!

April 13, 2015
Board Games, Not Bored Gamers

Mensa Mind Games®, one of the leading board game showcase competitions in the United States, will bring 64 new-to-market titles for more than 300 judges to review.

April 6, 2015
Mensa Foundation Explores Brain Health

This year’s colloquium will explore the mysterious gray matter that houses our intelligence and our amazing human potential. This event is open to the public and members of Mensa.

April 1, 2015
Mensa expects more than 1,500 attendees at annual event in Louisville

This five-day event happens every year during the Independence Day holiday and is an opportunity for members of the high I.Q. organization to connect with colleagues and friends.

January 30, 2015
International Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Honored By the Mensa Foundation

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation named Dr. Joan Freeman of London, England, the recipient of the 2014 International Lifetime Achievement Award.

December 19, 2014

This year, Mensa Mind Games will be hosted by the San Diego Mensa Chapter at the Town and Country Resort Conference Center, in San Diego, Calif. on April 30 - May 3.

December 18, 2014

The American Mensa 2014 Holiday Gift Guide provides unique gift ideas for those last-minute gift exchanges. And in the spirit of giving, Mensa is giving the gift of free prior test score reviews until Dec. 31, 2014.