USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Archives for October, 2010

Thanks North Country NOW for publicizing a satellite event that is happening on Oct 20th! If you are in Potsdam, NY check this Satellite event out! POTSDAM — Clarkson University will host the North Country Science and Engineering Festival from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Cheel Campus Center. It is free and…

Thanks Howard Hughes for helping us get the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival. Main Article here Two scientists from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus, Roian Egnor and Lou Scheffer, will speak at the USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo, which will take place on and around the…

Thanks National Center for Science Education for this post and helping get the word out about the Festival! Thanks for having a booth at the festival too. NCSE will be participating in the Science Expo of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, October 23 and 24, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington DC. The…

Georgetown University – Free Show

I personally like science AND laughing so I’m excited to see this next Friday. Thanks Brian Malow for being a part of the festival. If you can’t catch his full length show on Friday, he will be performing 20 min sets at the Expo too. As part of the inau­gural USA Sci­ence & Engi­neer­ing Fes­ti­val,…

George Mason University–Shout out!

A Shout out to George Mason University for helping us get the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival. USA Science and Engineering Festival October 11, 2010 On the weekend of Oct. 23-24, more than 500 exhibitors will gather on the National Mall to celebrate science and engineering at the USA Science &…

Thanks C & EN news for posting the results from our most recent Wordle!! The first USA Science & Engineering festival is under way. It opened last night with a music extravaganza called the “Powers of Ten: A Journey in Song from Quark to Cosmos.” One of the activities is a nationwide wordle where you…

SciFest in St. Louis…now!

If you are in Saint Louis check out Scifest. It’s happening NOW!! http://scifeststl.org/ This is one of the MANY satellite festivals happening. Check it out!

BIG shout out to Discover Magazine Blogs for their coverage of the Festival. For the original article find it here. by Chris Mooney This is a guest post by Darlene Cavalier, a writer and senior adviser at Discover Magazine. Darlene holds a Masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a former Philadelphia 76ers…

Building a Better Pipeline

In case you missed this on Huffington Post back in September. ~~ written by Larry Bock Sept 13th 2010 We pride ourselves on being a nation of diversity. But when it comes to diversifying our workforce in high-tech fields of tomorrow, well, let’s just say we still have a lot of work to do. Consequently,…

Entry: Science is Cool: Know Your Science Chris and Celena Chambers Chris Malik Chambers(15) and Celena DeShay Chambers (16) Where do you go to school? Chris- DeKaney High School in Houston, TX Celena- Carl Wunsche Sr High School Career Academy in Spring,TX What are your favorite subjects and school activities? Chris- History. I take debate…