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Vol. 4 No. 8,  July 20, 2015

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Calling all Volunteers! The Festival is seeking volunteers, community ambassadors and school district coordinators to help us spread the word about our STEM outreach efforts. Start planning now to help bring more students to the "Super Bowl of STEM" this April. Click here to sign up. 

2016 Festival Merchandise is now available! Check out the Festival gear including t-shirts, hoodies and baby onesizes! All proceeds go towards the Festival efforts to bring you a FREE celebration of STEM! Click here for the coolest fashions in STEM!   
This summer, celebrate science at a local festival near you! The Festival team has created a comprehensive  Affiliate Directory and Map with science festivals all over the world! Are you a science festival organizer? Visit this link to become an official USA Science & Engineering Festival Affiliate Event! 

We Want YOUR Feedback! 
Every month we send out this Festival newsletter highlighting our performers, sponsors, speakers, school programs and more! The Festival is approaching soon and we would like to know what our loyal supporters like best about our communication outreach as well as what we can do to improve it. Please take a moment to fill out this brief survey. Thank you! 
Get Ready! Chevron and Its 'STEM ZONE' Return, Raising the Excitement Level for Expo 2016! 
When it comes to wowing young students (and teachers) with a wide array of exciting hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Chevron's STEM ZONE is a great example! Get ready as this noted global energy company lives up to its reputation next year when it returns as a major Sponsor of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. 
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Explore the STEM Field That's Right for You at the Festival's Career Pavilion! 
Considering a career in STEM? You'll be in the perfect place this coming April when you attend the Festival Expo's phenomenal three-day STEM Career Pavilion hosted by Booz Allen HamiltonJam-packed with the latest insight into STEM fields, the Career Pavilion also boasts a College Fair, Job Fair, a STEM internship exposition, and a chance to meet real-life STEM role models!
Be Part of the  'Super Bowl of STEM': Sign Up Today as an Expo Exhibitor! 

STEM institutions: Be part of the biggest "Super Bowl of STEM' ever -- sign up today as an Exhibitor at Festival Expo 2016! Set for this coming April in Washington, D.C., this renowned event gives you the chance to not only showcase your STEM activities to the world, but also inspire the next generation of innovators. Exhibit space is going fast! 

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AAAS Seeking STEM Volunteers
AAAS The American Association for the Advancement of Science needs scientists, engineers and physicians to assist K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) teachers in the District of Columbia and adjacent counties, including Loudoun County, during the 2015-16 school year. 

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Thank you to our Newest Sponsors! 
Our Sponsors are essential in reaching our mission to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers! We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to our very special Sponsors who have signed up to support the 4th Festival to date. 

By participating as a sponsor in the upcoming Festival, your organization will be aligned with the nation's leading science and engineering institutions that recognize the importance of STEM education and its impact on our country.

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Thank You to our Palladium Sponsors! 

American Mathematical Society

American Society for Microbiology 

Bose Corporation

Dassault Systèmes 


ISS Casis 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 

Oracle Academy

Pennsylvania College of Technology 

Space Camp & Aviation Challenge

Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM

University of Massachusetts Lowell 

Thank You to our Titanium Sponsors! 

Aerospace Corporation

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)  

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Big Kid Science

Bricks 4 Kidz 

Bucknell University College of Engineering

James Madison University

New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering 

Stemtree Education Center

Tau Beta Pi

United States Naval Academy

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

University of Florida

University of Rochester

VCU School of Engineering 

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Science Spark is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization responsible for creating the USA Science & Engineering Festival and several regional Festivals including the San Diego Science & Engineering Festival, Bay Area Science & Engineering Festival, Boston Science & Engineering Festival, Los Angeles Science & Engineering Festival, Chicago Science & Engineering Festival, Houston Science & Engineering Festival, Miami Science & Engineering Festival and the Philadelphia Science & Engineering Festival.