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It’s Okay to Be Smart – And Cool – About Science!

Sometimes students get the wrong message from peers: that it is not cool to be smart in science and other STEM disciplines. But biologist Joe Hanson has a more positive signal that he likes to send to kids – in fact the name of his popular science show on YouTube (via PBS Digital Studios) says…

Mike Rowe “Putting Skills Back in STEM” at the Expo!

A big thanks to Mike Rowe for taking time out of his very busy schedule to share his enthusiasm for the USA Science & Engineering Festival! Mike Rowe will give a keynote address and host a panel discussion at the Expo surrounding the topics of skilled trades/alternative education and STEM. Mike will also host the first…

By F. Mark Modzelewsk Effort will highlight STEM’s massive impact on vocational education and careers The USA Science & Engineering Festival (www.USAScienceFestival.org) is pleased to announce that mikeroweWORKS (mikeroweworks.com) will be hosting the “mikeroweWORKS Pavilion” at this year’s Festival. Today’s trade careers are being driven by hardworking, technologically-skilled workers and one of the goals of this partnership is to shine a…

Festival Welcomes Back Bill Nye, ‘The Science Guy® ‘, to Expo Performer Lineup!

Bill Nye – scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor — is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, and to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science understandable, entertaining, and accessible is something Bill has been doing much of his life, starting with…

The Countdown Begins! 365 Days Until the USA Science & Engineering Festival!

Save the date: the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo is just one year away! We are so excited to bring you the largest celebration of science & engineering for the 3rd time! Leading up to the Expo we will have affiliate events, the return of the Nifty Fifty (x3), contests, and school programs! The Festival week will…

This April, Jeff Lieberman, artist, scientist and host of Discovery Channel’s “Time Warp”, will be performing at the 2012 USA Science and Engineering Festival with his show “Beyond Your Imagination”. In “Beyond Your Imagination”, Lieberman will give you a tour like no other – a tour of yourself. Using advanced technologies and scientific discoveries, we…

+Meet Brian Malow, a science comedian scheduled to perform at the USA Science and Engineering Finale Expo. He will also perform at the Night of Science Comedy before the Expo with two other comedians, Norman Goldblatt and Pete Ludovice. Based in San Francisco, Brian has performed for NASA, JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), NIST (National Institute…

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,…

Maybe you remember the Science Rapper from some posts awhile ago: OR… Well he wrote a new rap just for the Festival! Check it out here. He will be performing at the Expo make sure to catch his performance!

Maybe you are a little like me when you wonder how exactly do biologists manage to get proteins to make crystals? How DOES that happen? I’ve heard it is a little complicated but have wondered how one would go about doing it. Here is one of the USA Science and Engineering Festival’s performers explaining protein…