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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March 10, 2011
Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, United States
Lately, it seems not a month goes by without the news of another groundbreaking or life extending drug being released to market. From blood pressure to osteoporosis and everything in between, medicines are being approved and stocked at your local pharmacy. But why does it take so long to get that new drug to the corner Walgreens? Read more…
September 7, 2010
Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Baldwin Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States
More than 30,000 personnel and nearly 45,00 response vessels have been dispatched to aid in the clean up of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. One question still looms, “What are the long term effects on the environment from the spill?”
April 6, 2010
1200 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States
December 2, 2009
Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, United States
John Kessler, MD, Davee Professor of Stem Cell Biology ; Chairman, Department of Neurology; Director, Northwestern University Stem Cell Insitute, Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine
October 26, 2009
Gene Siskel Film Center
164 North State Street, Chicago, IL, United States
A screening of the Emmy Nominated In the Family: How much do you sacrifice to survive?
At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer.
May 21, 2009
UIC College of Medicine, Moss Auditorium
909 South Wolcott Street, Thornton, IL, United States
The idea of surgical robotics has been a popular one of sci-fi authors for decades… until now. Thanks to improved range of motion and dexterity, surgeons are able to perform complex, yet minimally invasive surgeries while manipulating a robot just feet away from the operating table.