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.
We are dedicated to providing a professional and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, or religion. Please be respectful of diversity in individuals and in cultures at our events.
Check out below what programs we have planned and discover what we’ve hosted in the past.
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May 20, 2020
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Join C2ST for our 5th Science from the Frontlines program and learn how the severity and manifestation of COVID-19 symptoms are impacted by gender! Read more…
May 14, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual - Tune into The Chicago International Film Festival's Youtube Live
Join the Chicago Film Festival and Matt Wolf, director of Spaceship Earth, for a virtual Q&A!
April 29, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Can our forests cope with the impacts of climate change? Can human communities find hope and resilience to act and adapt? Grab a drink at the bar (one is included in the price of the program) and join us for an evening of science and inspiration with special guest Dr. Lauren Oakes, conservation scientist and author of In Search of the Canary Tree. Read more…
April 28, 2020
Learn how frontline responders from Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital helped to drastically decrease the number of COVID-19 cases in China. Read more…