February 20, 2018

Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL, USA

Join us for an evening with John Rowe.

Mr. Rowe will address the rewards and challenges of investing in science and education, including the speculative nature of investing in much scientific work, the almost faith-based activity of investing in liberal arts education, and the successes and failures of investing in urban education. Read more…

February 6, 2018

Pint Chicago
1547 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

The smell of roses, the taste of chocolate, and a touch of lipstick all have a few things in common. Of course, these items are often associated with Valentine’s Day, but they also are a great example of the various ways we are exposed to chemicals in our everyday lives. In this Science Speakeasy, we will evaluate the entire journey of some common chemicals, from point of manufacture to human exposure, and understand how risk assessors and regulators determine the safety of a chemical before its introduction into the environment and market

November 15, 2017

Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Mathematics can be tasty! It’s a way of thinking, and not just about numbers. Through unexpectedly connected examples from music, juggling, and baking, Eugenia Cheng, Ph.D., will show that math can be made fun and intriguing for all, through hands-on activities, examples that everyone can relate to, and funny stories. Read more…

November 13, 2017

1871

If you are a human being, you have biases — based on race, gender, sexual orientation, body shape and size, religion, height, and a host of other things. Despite our best intentions and without our self-awareness, they are the associations that creep into our thinking, and the implicit biases we hold often don’t line up with our stated beliefs. These biases can affect how we view and treat other people, and have serious, real-world implications. Read more…

October 23, 2017

THE TapRoom at Lagunitas Brewing Company
2607 West 17th Street, Chicago, IL, USA

Join Us to Celebrate Our 10th Anniversary at Lagunitas Brewing Company!

Did you know that by simply spending your evening with us, enjoying a craft beer, you could help foster Chicago’s scientific community?

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August 25, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Chicago Maritime Museum
1200 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Most of us have been to natural history museums–toured the exhibits, pored over collections of bugs and bones–but who decides what goes on display? How did it all end up there? And what exactly does a curator do?

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