November 9, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Film Row Cinema, Columbia College - Chicago
Film Row Cinema, South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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This event is a screening of the award-winning documentary Rise of the Warrior Apes, featuring a question and answer session with collaborating scientist Dr. John Mitani.

“Filmed over 23 years, Rise of the Warrior Apes tells the epic story of an extraordinary troop of chimpanzees in Ngogo, Uganda – featuring four mighty warriors who rule through moral ambiguity, questionable politics, strategic alliances, and destroyed trust. Read more…

November 8, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Café Brauer, Lincoln Park Zoo
Cafe Brauer, North Stockton Drive, Chicago, IL, USA

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Chimpanzees and their sister species, the bonobo, are humankind’s closest living relatives. Because of this close evolutionary relationship, chimpanzees provide a model system to evaluate claims about human uniqueness. Read more…

October 10, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Motor Row Brewing
Motor Row Brewing, South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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Trivia question: What do social networks, musical masterpieces, and the human brain have in common? Combining cutting-edge research in public health, social science, engineering, and neuroscience, Dr. Danielle Bassett will discuss how we can learn about the complexities of our brain by looking at the modern music scene. Read more…

October 4, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Revolution Brewery + Taproom
3340 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

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Join us for Science, Craft Brews, Pizza, and Prizes!

Come check out one of Chicago’s most well-known breweries and mingle with other STEM enthusiasts and professionals! Read more…

October 2, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Galway Arms
The Galway Arms, North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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Two of the organizers of the 2017 March For Science Chicago, Kristian Aloma, CEO of Threadline, Inc., and Adam Arcus, Auxiliary Board President of C2ST, talk about storytelling, science, and the importance of a good ol’ fashioned IRL conversation. Read more…

September 27, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Columbia College Chicago, Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor
Film Row Cinema, South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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The film Armageddon is fiction; it suggests that humanity was in mortal danger until heroic actions saved us. Did you know that there are people who observe and secure improved orbits for near-Earth asteroids EVERY DAY? Their efforts have eliminated the chances of an extinction-level asteroid impact with Earth over the next 100 years or so.  Did the film spur action that helped achieve this incredible decrease in risk?  Was this due to increased public consciousness of the risk? Read more…