Feb 12, 2018

Are you a Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidate? Interested in developing science writing and communication skills? Skills & Careers in Science Writing is a free course...

by: Paige Edmiston
Dec 18, 2017

As the new year approaches, our staff and community members took a moment to look back and reflect on some of the highlights from 2017.

Science in Society partnered with community organizations to bring authentic science education resources and opportunities to local kids. This included opening...

by: Paige Edmiston
Dec 17, 2017

A group of teachers crowds around Jen Lewin, the Northwestern/District 65 Partnership Coordinator at Science in Society. She is spinning a vinyl record like a DJ, picking up speed with each revolution. But, despite the turntable’s recent return to fashion, there are no record players in sight. There’s only a lazy susan – the kind you...

by: Paige Edmiston
Dec 16, 2017

While we acknowledge that January 1 is not astronomically significant in any way whatsoever (we hear you, Neil deGrasse Tyson!), we also know that, for many people, the new year is a time for reflection, renewal, and goal-setting.

One of our goals at...

by: Paige Edmiston
Nov 6, 2017

On Thursday, November 2, Science in Society announced the winners of the 2017 Northwestern Scientific Images Contest. The winners were announced during an exhibition launch and reception held at Evanston Township High School (ETHS).

Aaron Geller, an astronomer with a joint appointment to Northwestern’s Center for...

Oct 25, 2017

We’re looking for two new team members to join our growing center!

STEM Coordinator (High Schools)

We’re looking for a CPS/Northwestern University (NU) High School STEM Partnership Senior Coordinator to serve as a liaison between Northwestern and Science in Society and two neighborhood high schools in...

by: Paige Edmiston
Oct 1, 2017

We are thrilled to welcome five new Science Education Fellows to our team! The Fellows play a key role in the Center's Science Explorers initiative, helping ...

by: Paige Edmiston
Sep 16, 2017

“I wasn’t thinking about a career in science until I started in Science Club at the Boys & Girls Club,” said Myles Moore, who graduated from the University of Kentucky this spring with a degree in Clinical Leadership and Management. 

In 2008, Myles was an 8th grader and one of the first students to join Science...

by: Paige Edmiston
Sep 16, 2017

Dimensions, a print magazine published by the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), featured Science Club in the publication's special edition focused on inspiring growth through mentorship. 

Science Club – Science in Society’s mentor-based afterschool science program for middle schoolers – is designed...

by: Paige Edmiston
Sep 6, 2017

We’re recruiting STEM undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs (and faculty and staff!) to mentor youth for the 2017-18 school year!

Science Club is an afterschool, mentor-based science program for middle school youth, which brings graduate student mentors together with small...


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