Registration Ends Friday for the X-STEM Symposium! Don't Miss Out!
The X-STEM Symposium, an all day event for students in middle and high school featuring the nation's most inspiring innovators returns on Thursday, April 14 in Washington, D.C. The event, presented by MedImmune, is just one week away and is nearly sold out so click here to learn more and register by THIS FRIDAY April 8th!
Students can be inspired by STEM luminaries such as:
Veronica Johnson — This popular on-air meteorologist at NBC4 in Washington, DC said she would've been a storm chaser across the Great Plains if she had not settled on a career in TV weathercasting. Get ready as she takes you deep inside the mysteries of thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and other cataclysmic meteorologic occurrences of Mother Nature!
Stephen Frick — The career achievements of this former Navy fighter pilot and NASA astronaut include commanding the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Discover how his love of spaceflight is now taking on new dimensions in his current post at Lockheed Martin Space Systems!
Christopher Emdin, Ph.D. — This hip, exciting professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Columbia University has gained national attention for his genius in connecting kids in science through the rhythm and beat of urban hip-hop! Discover STEM in a new way through the magic of writing science raps and engaging in science rap battles!
Carol Greider, Ph.D. — This prominent molecular biologist at Johns Hopkins won the Nobel Prize in 2009 for her discovery of telomerase, a key chromosomal enzyme critical for the health and survival of cells
Shubham Banerjee — This 13-year-old student set the tech world abuzz in 2014 with his invention of a viable, low-cost Braille printer --built from LEGOs! Learn how this inspired him to launch his own startup firm, attracting seed money from the likes of Intel and others!