C2ST achieves its mission by hosting relevant, independent, and credible public STEM programs across all scientific fields at locations throughout Chicagoland. With nine out of ten program attendees’ expectations fulfilled, our supporters agree that C2ST is accomplishing its mission of increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology.
We are dedicated to providing a professional and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, or religion. Please be respectful of diversity in individuals and in cultures at our events.
Check out below what programs we have planned and discover what we’ve hosted in the past.
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September 2, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Arbor Room, Visitor Center, Morton Arboretum
4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
Join us for a conversation with Jennifer Jewell, creator and host of the award-winning public radio show and podcast, Cultivating Place, about women who are creating change in the world through careers in horticulture. Jennifer and an impressive panel of horticulture experts will explore big questions about how growing plants can shape and transform individuals, communities, and the environment. Read more…
July 8, 2020
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Virtual - Tune into ChiTownBio's YouTube Channel or Via Animal Crossing
Join ChiTownBio on YouTube and within the world of Animal Crossing as Jordan Harrison (ChiTownBio co-founder) shows off some tips and tricks about flower breeding in the game and provides some scientific context about genes, Gregor Mendel, model organisms, and the coveted blue rose.
June 30, 2020
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Virtual - Tune into C2ST's Facebook Live or C2ST TV on YouTube
Join author Michael Zapata, and physicist, Dr. Marcela Carena, as they discuss theories about parallel universes and how they impact the ways we think about science, literature, and our own lives!