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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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Oct 26, 2015

After seven successful years at the Pedersen-McCormick Boys & Girls Club, Science Club will be expanding to a second site. The True Value Boys & Girls Club, located in the Pilsen/Little Village neighborhood on the southwest side of Chicago, will host two weekly sessions of Science Club starting in January 2016. At the new...

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by: Sara Grady
Oct 23, 2015

Now in its fifth year, the Scientific Images Contest has become a landmark event for Science in Society. Each spring Northwestern scientists submit images connected to the contemporary research on campus. A panel of artists, scientists and...

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Aug 28, 2015

Kids in the Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) summer camp learned more about the science of food and cooking this summer thanks to Northwestern University scientist mentors. A dozen NU volunteers visited the Washington and Nichols school sites over eight weeks to work with small groups...

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by: Science in Society
Jan 23, 2014

For the past four years, the Northwestern University Scientific Images Contest, “Capturing the Beauty of Science,” has brought stunning images and innovative research into the community through public exhibits and talks. Now, you...

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