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    Expanding Frontiers is the official newsletter of Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium.

    Here you will find the latest information about Space Grant scholarships and fellowships, internships at NASA Centers and at our partners in private industry, teacher resources, community events and much more.

    This is also where we share stories from our students, alumni, and members. We are always happy to receive news and announcements from the Space Grant community.

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Become a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

Are you a community college student who dreams of having a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)? Does it sound like fun to work on projects and share ideas with NASA engineers, educators, and scientists? Become a National Community College Aerospace Scholar and explore your future. The program consists of 12 weeks of … Continue reading

The WSGC newsletter for teachers is out

The July issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Register now for RoboClimb 2014, the fourth annual ISEC Space Elevator Youth Robotics Competition, and attend their July 26 workshop for design tips and hands-on help. Download one of five citizen science apps and bring the excitement of research into the outdoors, plus an online … Continue reading

NCWIT Summit empowers young women in techology

In May, WSGC scholar Karolina Pyszkiewicz was selected student ambassador to the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Summit 2014 in southern California. This event brought together over 700 industry professionals to discuss gender issues in computing and ways to encourage more women to enter the technology field. Before leaving for her summer … Continue reading

Our new WSGC E-Letter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Register now for RoboClimb 2014, the fourth annual ISEC Space Elevator Youth Robotics Competition. Learn how to take the thrills of hands-on rocketry into the classroom through a professional development workshop at the Museum of Flight, and more.

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Three NASA scholarship opportunities open

Applications for three different NASA scholarships are now open to those planning to major in science, technology, engineering or math. The application deadlines are May 16, 2014. NASA Scholars Eligible students include graduating high school seniors, undergraduates who will complete their undergraduate degree in Spring 2016 or later, and community college students with at least … Continue reading

Our new WSGC E-Letter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Reserve your space now for hands-on lessons at the April 2 open house at UW’s Theodor Jacobsen observatory. Sign up for NASA’s Codeathon, and more.

Our new WSGC E-Letter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Celebrate Solar Week (March 17-21) with five days of online activities, games and lesson plans focused on our sun.

WSGC student researchers (photos submitted by participants).

Apply now for 2014 summer internships

The application season for summer internships is in full swing. NASA and WSGC sponsor a wide variety of opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. National Internships NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative: SOLAR is the main gateway to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to do research with top NASA scientists through more than 20 internship programs. SOLAR applications will … Continue reading

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    To access our newsletters from 1993 to 2010, visit the Expanding Frontiers archive.
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