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Reprinted from HUFFPOST EDUCATION: The U.S. is becoming increasingly concerned over learning among the country’s youth in areas of science and math. International testing has shown that American students fall behind foreign counterparts in a number of subjects. But is it just about the text and the test? Students in Shanghai who took international exams…

Each year, 12 of the nation’s top scientists and engineers are awarded with the nation’s highest honors, America’s Nobel Prize. The National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation represent the highest honors for achievement in science & technology bestowed by the President of the United States. This year scientists and…

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is working hard to bring President Obama and the First Lady to Sneak Peek Friday on April 27, 2012, and you can help! As most of you know, the inaugural Festival was endorsed by President Obama and received unanimous bi-partisan support of the House and Senate. To bring this…

Maybe you made it to the Expo, maybe you couldn’t and wished you were there. Here are a few highlights from the Expo. President Obama invited you to the Festival Check out some picture highlights from the festival! (and tons more on our facebook pages too) Winners of the engineering.com Physics Teacher’s Contest A great…

From the White House, to an Expo hosted by Lockheed Martin and put together by 850 leading science organizations, to over 50 satellite events across the nation, everyone from pre-schoolers to grandparents will be celebrating science this weekend at the USA Science and Engineering Expo –October 23-24, 2010. The USA Science & Engineering Festival, which…