April 6, 2010

Shedd Aquarium
1200 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

For streaming video of this program, please click here.


Prof. David Lodge, University of Notre Dame

Duane Chapman, United States Geological Survey

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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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February 18, 2010

Illinois Institute of Technology,  McCormick Tribune Campus Center
3201 South State Street, Chicago, IL, United States


Dr. Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Distinguished Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Illinois Institute of Technology

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January 7, 2010

Ryan Auditorium, Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL, United States

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology in partnership with Northwestern University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy presented the Heilborn Lectures.

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December 6, 2009

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Thorne Auditorium
375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology, National Geographic, and Project Exploration presented:

For a long time, the Age of Reptiles seemed to belong only to its “stars,” the dinosaurs — but not anymore. Thanks to strange fossils coming out of the Sahara and other places, we now know that it was a world full of bizarre and terrifying crocodiles as well — ones that not only rubbed shoulders with the dinosaurs — but sometimes ate them.

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