American Mensa Newsroom
- 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
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
- MENSA SELECTS SAN DIEGO FOR MIND GAMES 2015
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
- LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FROM AMERICAN MENSA
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.
- October 16, 2014
- MENSA MEMBERS RANK THEIR TOP 10 HALLOWEEN FILMS -- HITCHCOCK SLAYS THE COMPETITION
Zombies, a momma’s boy, and a crazed author each secured a spot in American Mensa’s top 10 Halloween films, just in time for the bewitching holiday.
- October 13, 2014
- MENSA ASKS “WHAT IS THE BEST ALBUM ART?”
For the past five years, American Mensa has created the ultimate face-off in its bracket challenge. Just like NCAA basketball tournaments, the Mensa Bracket Challenge starts with four regions, each seeded 1 through 16 with the lower numbers more highly regarded. Past subjects included toys, heroes and inventions.
- September 26, 2014
- MENSA CELEBRATES ITS INCEPTION THIS OCTOBER
American Mensa is inviting people to take the official admissions test for just $20. Currently, there are 140 test sessions scheduled in October across the United States.
- September 16, 2014
- MENSA MEMBERS RANK THEIR TOP 10 SIMPSONS CHARACTERS
We asked our membership to rank their favorite characters from the longest-running scripted show in television history.
- August 8, 2014
- Mensans Top-10 Favorite Children's Books, Ranked
School is almost back in session and to celebrate, American Mensa has selected its top 10 children’s books that every child should read.