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.
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Check out below what programs we have planned and discover what we’ve hosted in the past.
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February 5, 2015
Northwestern University, Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, USA
Everyone gets older. With age comes wisdom, but also a long list of possible age-related health problems. From mobility problems to heart disease, to difficulty hearing and seeing, many people are concerned about what will happen to them as they approach old age.
November 19, 2014
The Union League Club
65 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL, USA
The current Ebola outbreak has claimed thousands of lives and has been declared a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” by the World Health Organization. The alarming rate of new infections in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, and the spread of cases beyond West Africa to the US and Europe, continues to challenge the international community’s existing strategies for controlling the infectious disease. Read more…
August 23, 2014
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
Coinciding with the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon, Dr. Steven McCaw of Illinois State University will bring us the latest research and advances in the science of running. If you are one of the millions of Americans who run for exercise or recreation, you won’t want to miss this event.
March 12, 2014
Illinois Institute of Technology, McCormick Tribune Campus Center, McCloska Auditorium
3241 South Federal Street, Chicago, IL, USA
The safety of the food supply has emerged as an important and complex global public health, social, and political issue. Although accurate statistics on the scope of foodborne illness are lacking, the most recent estimates published by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that as many as 48 million cases, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths are caused by foodborne illness each year in the U.S.
December 6, 2012
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Screening Room 201
915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL, USA
Watch a screening of the film “A Beautiful Mind” starring Russell Crowe and join University of Chicago experts in a discussion of the impact of John F. Nash Jr.’s work as well as the challenges he faced. Nash was the recipient of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics for his landmark work on the mathematics of game theory.