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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June 12, 2017
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603, United States
On Monday, June 12, 2017 join the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Chicago Council on Science and Technology, and the Illinois Science Council as we host Lawrence Krauss at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. He will discuss his newest book, The Greatest Story Ever Told — So Far. In his book, Krauss turns to key scientific discoveries to shed light on our fundamental understanding of space, time, and Origins.
May 18, 2017
Chicago Sports Museum, Water Tower Place
835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
Help C2ST foster connections across various industries as we celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary at this year’s gala. There will be an opportunity for supporters to celebrate science and enjoy interactive sports museum exhibits. Meet researchers and mingle with area business leaders and young professionals while you enjoy food and drinks. This fundraiser will provide C2ST with much-needed financial resources to help support its mission.
April 24, 2017
The Comedy Clubhouse
1462 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
What happens when improv comedians try to tackle the world of science?
Come find out at The Comedy Clubhouse on Monday April 24, when three teams of comedians will take a single scientifically-themed suggestion from the audience and improvise three completely different comedic performances. You’ve never seen a science presentation like this before! If you enjoy learning about science, or if you are a scientist wanting to learn how to connect more personally and spontaneously with an audience, this is a can’t-miss show!
April 23, 2017
8400 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL, USA
Celebrate the Earth Day Weekend with us at the Brookfield Zoo’s Party for the Planet!
“Every day is Earth Day at Brookfield Zoo, but on this very special day we will be showcasing some of the steps you can commit to that will truly make a difference for animals across the globe! Read more…
April 22, 2017
Entrance Congress Parkway S. Columbus Dr. South of E. Jackson Dr., facing south
Chicago Council on Science and Technology is pleased to partner with the March for Science Chicago.
Chicago Council on Science and Technology is taking a stand for science.
April 11, 2017
Columbia College Chicago
1104 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
The arts provide a key avenue of insight into ancient human behavior and symbolic evolution. In this lecture we will review some of the evidence and analysis of how our ancestors of the later Ice Age used the material and visual world to create meanings, to develop and solidify social relationships, and to become “effective world settlers.” Read more…