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…
June 10, 2020
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
“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…
May 20, 2020
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Join C2ST for our 5th Science from the Frontlines program and learn how the severity and manifestation of COVID-19 symptoms are impacted by gender! Read more…
May 14, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual - Tune into The Chicago International Film Festival's Youtube Live
Join the Chicago Film Festival and Matt Wolf, director of Spaceship Earth, for a virtual Q&A!