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Engineering Expo Volunteer Opportunity and Flyer

Engineering Expo is looking for volunteers to help with our event on both Friday and Saturday.  We have grown the size of our event this year and will need 200+ volunteers to make our event a success.  If you would

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Science March Volunteers

There is a March for Science in downtown Wichita on Saturday, April 22nd.  In addition to speakers kicking off the event then a march from the courthouse to the All-Indian Center, there will be a teach-in where SWE will be hosting a booth.

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Wichita ASCE STEM Grant

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Wichita Branch is proud to offer a $500 grant supporting innovative K-12 STEM education projects or activities that inspire the next generation. The award supports the enrichment of students pursuing programs in science,

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Smithsonian Museum Day is September 24th

Saturday, September 24th is Smithsonian Museum Day. This annual event is a great opportunity for you to go find a museum and visit for free. You can print your ticket out here: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ Participating museums are everywhere, here’s the list

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2016 Galaxy Forum at the Kansas Cosmosphere

Ad Astra Kansas Foundation is sponsoring our Galaxy Forum 2016 at the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson on Saturday, August 13, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.  It is free and open to all.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. Penny Warren,

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Girls Rock Science

Sign up for the Girls Rock Science day camps at WATC. Registration deadline extended. June 1-2 for 6th-8th graders June 15-16 for 9th-12 graders June 29-30 for 3rd-5th graders Girls Rock Science at WATC Flyer

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Barnes and Noble Mini Maker Faire

Barnes and Noble will be hosting a mini maker faire Noveber 6-8. The location on North Rock will be participating in this event. Visit this link for detail times and topics. There will be demonstrations, hands-on activities and chances to

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Ad Astra Kansas Fall 2015 Newsletter

Below is the Fall Ad Astra Newsletter.  Space science is approached from several angles in this issue: Space enthusiasts flock to 2015 Galaxy Forum Studying Earth rocks helps in search for life on Mars NASA-inspired flagship program comes to Wichita magnet Planetariums

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Trailblazing woman engineer posthumously granted Fellow status by ASCE

Righting a wrong after 99 years, ASCE grants Fellow status to Civil Engineer, Stanton Blatch Barney. To read more about her story, check out: http://blogs.asce.org/asce-recognizes-stanton-blatch-barney-pioneering-civil-engineer-suffragist/

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Doctor Who Convention

Wichita will be host to a three-day Doctor Who convention October 2-4, 2015! Register now for a discounted ticket. The convention is being organized by the non-profit, fan-run Kansas Doctor Who Corporation. Thank you WichitaontheCheap for the scoop! For more

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