MY DAY AT X-STEM BY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ATTENDEE COREY WILLIAMS

In its young history, the USA Science & Engineering Festival’s X-STEM Symposium, sponsored by MedImmune, has already become well known for bringing kids up close and personal with some of most renowned and inspiring minds in STEM. The event once again lived up to its reputation with flair and excitement on April 28 when more… Learn more

MY DAY AT X-STEM BY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ATTENDEE CONNOR SMITH

By High School Student Connor Smith, who is attending Cornell next year and studying chemistry. The two speakers I enjoyed most at the 2015 X-STEM conference were Andrew Zwicker, a physicist from the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, and William Pomerantz, the Vice President of Special Projects at Virgin Galactic. Dr. Zwicker talked primarily about his… Learn more

STUDENTS EXPERIENCE THE FIELD TRIP OF A LIFETIME AT THE X-STEM SYMPOSIUM!

This past Tuesday, over 3,500 students, in grades 6-12, traveled to the Washington D.C. Convention Center to engage in presentations and hands-on workshops from some of the most creative and inspiring minds in STEM at the 2nd X-STEM Symposium. Sponsored by MedImmune, the X-STEM Symposium featured over 30 speaker presentations from advanced luminaries in STEM… Learn more

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN STEMTECH

Innovation & Tech Today is a proud media partner of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. Committed to celebrating innovation and investing in our future, the USA Science & Engineering Festival perfectly complements the mission of I&T Today. In addition to covering the Festival in Washington D.C. in 2016, I&T Today is increasing STEM coverage… Learn more

THE FESTIVAL IS JUST ONE YEAR AWAY!!!

In just one year, you can attend the largest celebration of STEM for FREE! On April 16-17, 2016, the 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival returns to the nation’s capital along with some of your favorite performers and hands-on exhibits! Next April, Sneak Peek Friday, open to schools, homeschoolers and military families, returns on April… Learn more

‘STUDENTS ARE OUR MOST PRECIOUS RESOURCE’: INFOCOMM RETURNS AS SPONSOR OF FESTIVAL’S NIFTY FIFTY PROGRAM!

No doubt about it: Interactive, hands-on STEM experiences –such as the Festival’s “Nifty-Fifty (times 4)” school program — can have a powerful impact on transforming the lives of young students. This is why multimedia trade association leader InfoComm International is returning as a major sponsor of the Festival, and as host of the Nifty Fifty school visits during 2015… Learn more

NIFTY FIFTY PODCAST: NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCHER DR. JORDAN GREEN

This is the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival Podcast, featuring Jordan Green, Ph.D. speaking to students at South River High School in Edgewater, MD. Dr. Green talks about his work creating innovative technologies and therapeutics that can directly benefit human health. Listen to the Podcast after the jump. Dr. Jordan Green is Associate Professor… Learn more

THE QUEST FOR TRUTH: WHAT SCIENTISTS CAN LEARN BY OBSERVING NATURE

Guest Blog by X-STEM Speaker Louie Schwartzberg Albert Einstein remarked, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” He knew something that many scientists and engineers overlook in their quest for truth: nature holds the answers we’re seeking! We’re simply here to learn nature’s language and laws and how we can interact with… Learn more

FRIDAY THE 13TH, PI DAY & FESTIVAL EVENTS: STEM IN THE NEWS!

Here is a roundup of some the latest stories in science that are making headlines: Friday The 13th Image Credit: Anneka / Shutterstock.com Today, March 13, 2015, marks the second Friday the 13th of 2015. In this article, “Origins of Friday the 13th: How the Day Got So Spooky” livescience has some fun exploring this bad… Learn more

TURNING STEM EXCITEMENT UP A NOTCH: MEDIMMUNE RETURNS AS SPONSOR OF X-STEM SYMPOSIUM!

Yes, MedImmune, as a Nobelium-level sponsor, will once more host the Festival’s amazing all-day X-STEM Symposium featuring a compendium of the nation’s most renowned visionaries and celebrities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to explore the passion and excitement of innovation! Be there Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Washington, D.C. Convention… Learn more