May 30, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Hughes Auditorium, Robert H. Lurie Building, Northwestern University, Chicago Campus
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, USA

Save the date for this highly anticipated program with the renowned Lurie Prize Winner, Dr. Zhijian ‘James’ Chen!

Dr. Chen will discuss harnessing the body’s immune system to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases. Read more…

May 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Uptake
600 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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On Thursday, May 2 the Chicago Council on Science and Technology will hold our largest fundraising event of 2019: Science in the City. The evening supports C2ST’s mission and full spectrum of programming. Your support is critical to our mission. Read more…

April 24, 2019
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

MTCC, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3201 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616
MTCC, South State Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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National Academy of Engineering Symposium at Illinois Tech:

Smart Cities for a Sustainable Globalization

The goal of establishing a smart city is to improve the quality of life and promote global sustainability by using urban and distributed technologies that can improve the efficiency of services and meet individual resident’s critical needs. Read more…

April 17, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Morton Arboretum, Ginkgo Restaurant, Visitor Center

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Grab a drink and join us at The Morton Arboretum for a conversation about promising new research and current initiatives that demonstrate the incredible potential trees have to make the world a better place to live. Read more…

Star Wars – the fight of the light side of the force against the dark side – is a story that has fascinated us for the last 40 years. A crucial part of this story is the unbelievable scientific and technological advances – traveling through hyperspace, lightsabers, holograms, the discovery of habitable planets – that fill the universe. Read more…

March 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hughes Auditorium, Robert H. Lurie Building, Northwestern University Chicago Campus
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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Diversity in academia is in the public spotlight. Yet, despite some important strides for women in academic science careers, many workplaces and their cultures discriminate against women and can endanger them – professionally, psychologically, and even physically. Read more…