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The American Scientific Affiliation

ASA NewsNote April 18, 2018

Dear @@first_name@@,

Joyfully in Christ,

The ASA Team– Leslie, Vicki, Lyn, and Kristen

ASA 2018
Early Bird Registration ends soon!

July is just three months away. Have you registered for the Annual Meeting yet? Check out our Annual Meeting landing page here for details of what to expect. Early Bird registration ends April 30. Save $100 and register today!

An Evening with Francis Collins

 We are delighted that Francis Collins   has accepted our invitation to speak at   ASA 2018 on Saturday evening, July 28, as part of our Annual Meeting. If you live  in the Boston area and/or have friends, colleagues, or members of your church who are NOT attending our meeting but would be interested in attending the lecture, tickets can be purchased for $10/person. Contact the ASA office for group discounts. Register here. Doors will open at
7:00 pm.

Promotional Opportunities at ASA 2018

The Annual Meeting provides educators and scientists with a spectrum of opportunities to both enrich their professional life and contribute to the sciences. Would you or someone you know benefit from hosting an exhibit table at ASA 2018? Program advertising and meeting sponsorship are also available. Click here for more information.

ASA Student Members

We encourage our ASA student members to attend the Annual Meeting in July. Registration is free for students. Please check out the Student Information page here for what to expect and why you should come. Click here to apply for financial assistance with lodging and meals. 

Help a Student Attend ASA 2018

Each year the ASA offers student members the chance to attend the Annual Meeting for free. In addition, partial scholarships are offered to those that apply and are accepted. Help fund the 2018 scholarships by donating here. Student attendance continues to be a huge asset to our meetings. 

Leslie on the Radio

Leslie continues to work on the radio show on the Christian Exchange. We have posted her interviews on our website. Click here to listen and check back for more episodes.

ASA Website

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We would love to help you publicize your local chapter events in our next News Note! Contact Kristen Broughton for details at

Ending Our Year Strong!

Annual Fund Update

Upcoming Events

  • Wheaton/Naperville chapter members are encouraged to attend For the Healing of the Nations: Global Health and the Environment, March 13–17 at Wheaton College. For more information on the schedule and the plenary speakers click here.

Virtual Bookstore

Check out our online bookstore in partnership with Christian Book Distributors (CBD): This bookstore expands our available online resources, gives our website greater visibility, and allows us to offer books recommended by ASA readers at a discount to members and visitors alike. And the best part is the ASA receives a 10% sales commission on all purchases made through the CBD virtual bookstore.

In addition, check out these new books by ASA authors:

  • Pillars of Creation: How Faith, Science, and Reason Bring Meaning to Our Universe     
    by Scott Flaig
  • Jesus, Beginnings, and Science: A Guide for Group Conversation                                   
    by David Vosburg
  • Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults                 
    by Greg Cootsona

If you have a new book, we'd be happy to let ASA members know about it in our next NewsNote.

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