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The Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers Traveling Science Festival Begins!

By  Mark Modzelewski Washington, DC, July 15, 2013 – Science Spark has teamed with Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) to support the University’s Mind Trekkers traveling science festival as it heads out across America. The Mind Trekkers tour will culminate at the USA Science & Engineering Festival, supported by presenting host sponsor Lockheed Martin. The…

LOCKHEED MARTIN TO ACCLAIM AMERICA’S ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENTS AT THE FESTIVAL

By Dr. Ray O. Johnson, Lockheed Martin senior vice president and chief technology officer As the founding and presenting host of the third USA Science & Engineering Festival, Lockheed Martin returns to the 2014 Festival with inspiring, hands-on exhibits designed to drive excitement in our next generation of engineers, scientists, and technical professionals. The Lockheed…

The second annual USA Science and Engineering Festival is fast approaching and people are starting to take notice of what a great resource the Festival organization has become. The mission of the Festival is to re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by producing and presenting the most…

The news of The Kavli Foundation Video Contest has even spread to the oval office. Back in June, Robert W. Conn, President of the Kavli Foundation, met with President Obama to discuss the importance of science in America. President Obama commented that he and his daughters thoroughly enjoyed themselves at the USA Science and Engineering…

Global security giant Northrop Grumman Corporation is returning as a major Festival Sponsor and – in conjunction with the Northrop Grumman Foundation – is significantly enhancing the Festival’s focus on technical innovation and STEM disciplines. “Northrop Grumman Corporation, in partnership with its Foundation, is committed to inspiring and encouraging the next generation of innovators in…

The ResMed Foundation and the Farrell Family Foundation, which served as key Sponsors for the inaugural Festival last year and for the original San Diego Science Festival(SM) (organized by the Science Spark team) in 2009, is continuing its support by signing on as a Sponsor for the 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival in 2012!…

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…

We are proud to welcome 4-H – a long-time national youth development program which engages students in science, technology and other life skill experiences through “learning by doing” – as a partner in the USA Science and Engineering Festival. As part of their commitment to STEM programs for youth, 4-H will be exhibiting at the…

Inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers in your ActivClassroom by encouraging students to participate in the first USA Science & Engineering Festival, held October 10-24, 2010. The festival creates a new model for celebrating science and engineering across the country. Two weeks of science events across Virgina, Maryland and Washington, D.C. lead up…

And the Science Idols are…. Ryan Miyakawa and Daniel Rubalsky (aka State the Name)!! You voted and we listened: the winner of the USA Science & Engineering Jingle Contest is Ryan Miyakawa and his song “Come and Play at the USA Science & Engineering Festival”. The runner-up was so close behind, that we created a…