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Heinlein Bust Model is Complete

As our friends at File 770 have reported, the clay model of the bust of Robert A. Heinlein that will be used to make the final bronze bust to be on permanent display in the Missouri House of Representatives Hall … Continue reading

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THS Offers Lifetime Membership, Raises Annual for 2016

For the first time in its 15 year history, the Board of THS has authorized a “Lifetime Membership”, available immediately. It will be priced at $750, which at current annual membership rates works out (for the bookies amongst you) to … Continue reading

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THS Expands Annual Scholarships with Ginny Heinlein Memorial

The Heinlein Society is pleased to announce, beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, it has accepted the offer from a donor (who wishes to remain anonymous) for a multi-year donation to endow a new annual “Virginia Gerstenfeld Heinlein Scholarship” specifically … Continue reading

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Notice of 2015 Heinlein Society Annual Membership Meeting

As required by Article IV, Section 1, of the Bylaws of The Heinlein Society (PDF file at http://www.heinleinsociety.org/bylaws/), the Annual Meeting of the General Membership of The Heinlein Society will convene on Saturday, 12 September 2015, beginning at 1:00 PM … Continue reading

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THS Announces 2015-2016 Scholarships Winners

We’re very pleased to announce the winners of this year’s scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. This year we received a total of 16 applications. The winners are: Elias Anderson – Elias will be attending St. Vincent college in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Heinlein Plaque Wording Contributions Sought

Now that THS has completed fundraising for the bust of Robert A. Heinlein to be included in the Missouri State Capitol’s “Hall of Famous Missourians”, the next step is to decide on the wording that will appear on the accompanying … Continue reading

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Kinnison Donation Pushes Heinlein Bust Fund Over the Top

THS is pleased to announce we have met our fund-raising goal of $14,000 in support of creating and placing a bronze bust and accompanying plaque of Robert A. Heinlein in the Missouri State Capitol building’s “Hall of Famous Missourians”. Donations … Continue reading

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Heinlein Bust Contributions Reach 35% of Goal

Donations by “Heinlein’s Children” towards the creation and placing of a bronze bust of Robert A. Heinlein in the Missouri State Capitol building have reached $2,500. This number is before accounting for the dollar-for-dollar matching offered by the Heinlein Prize … Continue reading

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THS Doubles Heinlein Award Support

Since 2013, Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) has been the home of the “Heinlein Award”, given “For outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings to inspire the human exploration of space.” The history of this award goes back … Continue reading

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Heinlein Prize Trust Announces Matching for Hall of Famous Missourians

The Heinlein Prize Trust (www.heinleinprize.com) has agreed to partner with THS in the fundraising for the new Robert A. Heinlein bust to be displayed in the Missouri state capitol’s “Hall of Famous Missourians”. HPT has pledged to match dollar for … Continue reading

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THS Announces $14,000 Fund Raising Goal for Hall of Famous Missourians Bust

THS announces that the Board has considered all the costs associated with creating a bust, plaque, display column, and unveiling ceremony for the new bust of Robert A. Heinlein to be permanently displayed in the Missouri capital’s “Hall of Famous … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Scholarship Application Deadline May 15th

Just a reminder there’s only four more days to get your application for one of our two 2015-2016 academic year scholarships submitted. Deadline is May 15th!

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THS Begins Accepting 2015 Scholarship Applications

The new 2015 application is now active, and applications are being accepted for the 2015-2016 school term for two $750 scholarships. Please visit here for more detail: http://www.heinleinsociety.org/scholarship-program/

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2015-2016 Scholarship Essay Questions

The Heinlein Society announces the essay questions for the 2015-2016 Scholarships as follows: a. How Robert Heinlein affected my career choice. b. My favorite Robert Heinlein story and why. c. My favorite and least favorite Heinlein stories, and why. d. … Continue reading

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Heinlein Society Announces 4th Annual Scholarship Contest

The Heinlein Society is pleased to announce our fourth annual scholarship essay contest for the 2015-2016 academic year. The two $750 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students of accredited 4-year colleges and universities majoring in engineering, math, or physical … Continue reading

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THS to Lead Fund Raising for Heinlein Bust at Hall of Famous Missourians

The Board of The Heinlein Society recently agreed to lead efforts to raise funds for a bust (with associated plaque and pedestal) of Robert A. Heinlein to be displayed in the Hall of Famous Missourians maintained at the Missouri capital … Continue reading

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Jack McDevitt to Receive 2015 Heinlein Award

BSFS (Baltimore Science Fiction Society) has announced that Jack McDevitt will be the 2015 recipient of the Heinlein Award, and the 19th honoree since the Award’s inception in 2003. The first recipients were Virginia Heinlein and Michael Flynn. The Heinlein … Continue reading

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Heinlein Centennial – Day Zero

Below is my trip report of what I took to calling “just partying with 600 of our closest friends”. Continue reading

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Heinlein Centennial – Day One

If Joan Eunice happens to read this account, I’d like to apologize to her. Continue reading

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Heinlein Centennial – Day Two

As Ginny began to read, up came Robert’s voice, and they read together, “This I believe with all my heart” Continue reading

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Heinlein Centennial – Day Three

“2107 in Luna City!” has been one of the recurring battle-cries of the weekend. Continue reading

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Heinlein Centennial – Day Last +1

We’ve already done Union Station, and now we head for Swope Park, featured in Time Enough for Love. Continue reading

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