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by: Sara Grady
Oct 10, 2016

We're currently recruiting two new team members! We're looking for an experience science education/informal learning professional to lead our growing Science Club programs and an editorial assistant to support our center through marketing and communications.

The...

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by: Sara Grady
Sep 9, 2016

One of the hallmarks of Science in Society's approach to mission-driven community engagement is committing to the long-term. Rome wasn't built in a day and we believe supporting, encouraging, and inspiring science learners (or learners of any other subject for that matter!) isn't the work of a single afternoon or one-off event. It...

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Aug 17, 2016

Graduate students and post docs (and even faculty and staff) can have the best intentions. We constantly meet motivated scholars looking to give back to the community but they’re not sure where to start.

Sound familiar?

If you’re interested in developing your science communication, teaching, leadership, or mentorship...

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Aug 9, 2016

After a highly successful pilot year, Science in Society will be offering its science writing and communication course, Skills & Careers in Science Writing, again in fall and spring quarters. 

This free, evening course...

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Apr 26, 2016

Science in Society is now accepting applications for the 2016 Scientific Images Contest.

Rules, terms, and submission information can be found in the contest's Call for Entries.

This contest and its subsequent...

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by: Sara Grady
Apr 26, 2016

Students and faculty at Northwestern may have heard of the Scientific Images Contest, but the program is far more than a cash-prize competition. Selected research-based images are professionally mounted for exhibitions across the Chicago area...

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by: Sara Grady
Feb 19, 2016

In Fall 2015, youth in 3rd-5th grade took part in a new Science in Society & Y.O.U partnership program exploring the health sciences through project-based informal learning. The partnership brings researchers from...

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by: Sara Grady
Feb 8, 2016

Skills & Careers in Science Writing is back for 2016.

Northwestern PhD students join our writers and editors, including Medill faculty and guest editors from popular science publications, to hone their scientific...

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by: Sara Grady
Dec 11, 2015

Earlier in 2015, Science in Society was officially promoted to a University Research Center under Northwestern’s Office for Research. This tremendous recognition included increased funding and strategic support directly from the Vice President for Research.

“Designating...

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by: Sara Grady
Dec 3, 2015

Northwestern’s Scientific Images Contest winners were announced at a public reception at Evanston Township High School in November. A gallery of all...

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