April 17, 2010

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Rubloff Hall
222 E Huron St, Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST) in partnership with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Chicago Chapter have come together to bring you its first ever all-day Women in Science Symposium 2010: Building an Identity. The symposium, to be held on April 17th, 2010 will allow women scientists, at the academic, industry and government levels, to better recognize the number and diversity of their counterparts; create a sense of solidarity, and; broaden the spectrum of opportunities for women in Chicagoland.

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March 31, 2010

Northwestern University, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Please join us for our first ever Member Networking Forum on March 31st, 2010!

In addition to being a networking event, this event will also encompass the many different aspects of the public education of science.

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March 11, 2010

The University Club of Chicago
76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, United States

U.S. high-school students perform less well in science and math than students in other economically advanced countries do. Dr. Samuel Silverstein, John C. Dalton Professor of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics in the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, created and continues to direct a nationally recognized Summer Work Experience for Professional Teachers (SWEPT) that utilizes the research laboratory experience at a major research university to provide experiences for New York City teachers that ultimately enhances their ability to teach science to their students.

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October 22, 2009

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States

Science education professionals are working to address issues related to the quality of standards, assessments, teacher qualifications, curriculum instruction and effectiveness of teaching in the classroom. How does policy, research and funding affect the value of science learning in today’s educational system?

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October 14, 2009

Art Institute of Chicago, Fullerton Hall
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

With the aid of modern CT scan technology, conservators are seeing ancient civilizations in a whole new light. From Egyptian High Priests and Peruvian artisans – whose remnants of day-to-day life are all but lost to time – we can now expose these cultures and link their very distant past to our present.

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September 18, 2009

As science and technology becomes more important in the health and well-being of our nation, Washington, D.C. is important in advocating for a more scientifically informed public.  C2ST held a discussion with local representatives from Washington on how to maintain healthy and stable levels of funding for basic and applied scientific research and the impact of working to strengthen our countries’ basic scientific research facilities.

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