October 17, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Metis Data Science
Metis Data Science, West Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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Scientific literacy remains low among the U.S. adult population, resulting in an ever-growing divide in our society. C2ST wants to change that. This Chicago Ideas Week Lab is all about how to communicate complicated material in digestible chunks that expand understanding and facilitate more productive conversations. Through a series of collaborative exercises and activities, C2ST will demonstrate how good public speaking can elevate the effectiveness of your communication strategies. Bring an engagement initiative unique to your goals and by the end of this Lab you’ll have a fully formed plan for how to articulate your message with success.

October 16, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Center
Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago Public Library, South State Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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Join us for a talk with Professor Zeray Alemseged as he presents on how the discovery of an almost complete skeleton of a juvenile early human ancestor has helped scientists answer some of the pressing questions about human evolution. Read more…

Tiny but mighty, the kidneys are small, but powerful chemical factories that remove waste, balance your body’s fluids, and keep your blood pressure in check. Despite being as essential to keeping us alive and healthy, kidney health often isn’t discussed with the same urgency as heart disease, cancer, or diabetes. Read more…

September 25, 2019
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Center
Harold Washington Library, 400 South State Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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This event will highlight Dr. Lederman’s contributions to science research at Fermilab and beyond, science education, and science outreach. Read more…

September 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Illinois Institute of Technology, Hermann Hall, Ballroom
Hermann Hall, South Federal Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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Join us for the 2019 Darsh T. Wasan lecture. Ellen Ochoa, Former Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston and the first Hispanic woman astronaut will deliver this year’s lecture. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Hermann Hall Gallery Lounge.

September 11, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Northerly Island Park
Northerly Island Visitor Center, Chicago, IL, USA

Just as the summer is starting to cool off we are going to explore the outdoors! Come join us at Northerly Island Park for a guided tour with experts on local plants and animals. Read more…