December 1, 2021
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Marz Community Brewing Company
3630 S Iron St, Chicago, IL 60609, USA

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A night of food science focused on driving diversity in the discipline, while imbibing on unique Marz craft brews and nomming on delicious eats in support of C2ST.

Join us for Science, Brews, Arcades, and Food!

Come check out one of Chicago’s most well-known breweries and mingle with other STEM enthusiasts and professionals! In between beers, snacks and networking hear from Brittany Towers Lewis, Sr. Manager for product development at Vital Proteins, who has been making food science approachable and fun through her Instagram and Tik Tok accounts (@theblackfoodscientist). Brittany will also give a couple of demos as she brings her food science influencer videos to life.

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November 16, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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In the fifth lecture presented by C2ST and Argonne National Laboratory, Dr. David Czaplewski will share the history of nanotechnology and delve into his research in creating mechanical, optical, and physical systems at the nanoscale.

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November 4, 2021
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hughes Auditorium + Streaming live on Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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The live-stream portion of the program will run from 6 – 7 pm. YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGh0JkrVrPM

This just in! You will be provided a parking pass if you park in the E Huron St. Parking Garage at Northwestern.

*Lite dinner provided! Join us in person for sandwiches and salad during the pre-program or post-program networking opportunities!*

Science is a human endeavor. As a result, science is not free from bias. This is why it is important to create culturally and socially relevant environments in STEM. To do this, we must design inclusive spaces for learning and professional work. The traditionally straight, white, and masculine narrative of STEM needs to be rewritten!  Read more…

October 26, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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What do the early universe and many of our kitchens have in common?  Read more…

Ready to see the night sky in a whole new light? As we continue our Science in the Parks series, we are excited to journey across the cosmos with the University of Chicago’s Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Chicago Astronomer Crew led by Joe Guzman, and–of course–the Chicago Park District to bring astronomy to Big Marsh Park

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September 30, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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Battery technology is commonplace. Batteries power our cars, our cell phones, and our watches. They power the tools and devices we use in our home and in some cases, they power the home itself! As individuals, organizations, and nations attempt to build a better future, we need new batteries.  Read more…