USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Archives for July, 2010

Answering: Who is Your Favorite Scientist or Engineer of All Time? A Wordle created from participants answers to “Who is your favorite scientist or engineer of all time? We asked for your input on our woordle a little while back and here is the result. Here is the wonderfully imaginative Wordle image created by our…

Shout out to Montgomery College online for the article on Nifty Fifty Speaker Susan Bontems. Thanks for helping get the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival. The USA Science and Engineering Festival selected Montgomery College Professor Susan Bontems and 49 other scientists to visit Washington, D.C.-area middle and high schools, October 10-24,…

Shout out to Digital Capital Week for getting the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival. From Digital Capital Week This year is becoming a year of firsts for technology, media and science in the Nation’s Capital. Much like DCWeek’s inaugural convention for techies & creatives, for the first time this October, over…

It’s funny what inspires one toward a career in science or engineering. Kary Mullins who earned the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993, says it was the experience of growing up in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina that did it for him. There, in a more simple and idyllic…

Participating significantly at virtually every level of the USA Science & Engineering Festival – from start to finish – the University of Maryland, College Park is recognized as a “Dream Festival Partner.” In addition to serving as a valued Festival Sponsor, the university will host the Festival’s opening and closing ceremonies, and will also participate…