August 19, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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C2ST and Argonne National Laboratory are excited to continue our 75th anniversary partnership celebration by taking a close look at how Argonne made its name–the production of clean nuclear energy. The lab has grown extensively since its founding, tackling an array of societal challenges in science, energy, the environment, and national security, but nuclear research was there at the start and is still an important part of Argonne’s portfolio today. Read more…

August 11, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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What is Midewin (pronounced mi-DAY-win) National Tallgrass Prairie? Learn about the history and geography of this very special place less than an hour from the city.  Join C2ST and longtime Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie volunteers Lynn Dempsey, Greg DuBois, Ron Kapala, and Christina L. Sammet, Ph.D., as they take us on a virtual journey to explore restored wetlands, prairies, and observe wildlife. While learning why conservation is so important, visit some of the best examples of restored prairie. Register now for Prairie 101 to join the conversation on how Midewin will change and what change means for wildlife and recreation in this two-part summer evening series. 

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August 6, 2021
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

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Join C2ST and Dr. Steven Kessel for our monthly Science and Sandwiches Program! On the first Friday of every month, we will be sitting down with an expert during the lunch hour to chat about life, about science, careers, a day on the job, and whatever else you’re interested in learning about them–within reason, anyways. Read more…

July 14, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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What is Midewin (pronounced mi-DAY-win) National Tallgrass Prairie? Learn about the history and geography of this very special place less than an hour from the city.  Join C2ST and longtime Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie volunteers Greg DuBois, Ron Kapala, and Christina L. Sammet, Ph.D., as they take us on a virtual journey to explore restored wetlands, prairies, and observe wildlife. While learning why conservation is so important, visit some of the best examples of restored prairie. Register now for Prairie 101 to join the conversation on how Midewin will change and what change means for wildlife and recreation in this two-part summer evening series. 

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June 10, 2021
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

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Dr. Ruby Mendenhall and three rising Class of 2021 Seniors, Tolulope Adejuyigbe, Roaa Marei, and Nilah Marshall join C2ST to discuss how non-white STEM students experience racism in college and beyond. Dr. Mendenhall will detail how racial microaggressions affect BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students’ health and sense of belonging in STEM. The students will also serve as guest moderators and hosts. Read more…

June 4, 2021
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

Virtual via Zoom, please preregister for link

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Join C2ST and Dr. Silvia Alvarez Clare for our monthly Science and Sandwiches Program! On the first Friday of every month, we sit down with an expert during the lunch hour to chat about life, science, careers, a day on the job, and whatever else you’re interested in learning about them–within reason, anyways.

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