April 29, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Emporium - Wicker Park
1366 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

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“Scientists and artists both thrive on uncertainty and a sense of adventure.” These two ideas have inspired Lindsay Olson during her residency at Fermilab. Working with Fermilab scientists, like Dr. Kirsty Duffy, she created a body of work about the Standard Model, neutrino research, and the CMS experiment at CERN. Read more…

February 29, 2020
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

McCormick Place-South Building, Room S503
McCormick Place - South Building, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

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The minds responsible for mega franchises Star Wars, Star Trek, and the Marvel Universe are arguably some of the most creative of our time. But how do these creatives ensure the science in their science fiction holds up to the test of time and the ever-ready-to-pick-it-apart nerd community. This is where the scientists come in! Read more…

February 22, 2020
12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Dvorak Park Gymnasium
1119 W Cullerton St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

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C2ST and ONLi Packs want to help students understand what careers are available to them. Chicago is home to hundreds of thousands of creative and inspired individuals all working toward different passions. This workshop for students aims to highlight a small number of these unique pathways and help students to understand how to approach going after their dreams.

Spots are available for up to 50 middle and high school age students.


January 29, 2020
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Cliff Dwellers Club
200 S Michigan Ave # 1100, Chicago, IL 60604, USA

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Join C2ST for a talk with the renowned anthropologist, Dr. Anna C. Roosevelt, as she discusses her work on how the environment and humans have interacted throughout history, and how this may inform these same interactions today!

Long-term Human-Environment Interaction in Amazonia: A Research Odyssey from 13,000 to the Present Read more…

January 27, 2020
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

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Join C2ST for the Chicago premiere of We Believe in Dinosaurs, followed by a discussion and reception with the directors, Clayton Brown and Monica Long Ross.

We Believe in Dinosaurs is a documentary film about creationism, Noah’s Ark, and America’s troubled relationship with science. Read more…

December 10, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Harrison Park Fieldhouse
1824 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

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Have you ever felt so down that you couldn’t focus at work? Worried about something so much that you couldn’t sleep? Struggled to quit smoking, exercise more, or eat more healthy foods? Most people have or will have at least one of these experiences at some point in their lives, and it will get in the way of their work, relationships, health, or general life satisfaction. When that’s the case, talking to a mental health professional can help. Read more…