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by: Sara Grady
Feb 10, 2016

Science Club Summer Camp is recruiting CPS teachers! This new, practical approach to teacher professional development helps third-grade teachers incorporate scientific thinking and creative investigations across the curriculum.

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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...

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...

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...

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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Oct 14, 2015

Astrophysicist and 2014 Scientific Images Contest Honorable Mention winner, Elizabeth Hicks explores the boundaries between science and art in a new dance collaboration, called “...

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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...

by: Science in Society
Jul 31, 2015

For the second time, Science in Society was awarded a $1.2 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award will be used to launch ...

by: Science in Society
Mar 27, 2015

In March, Science in Society (SiS) launched a new initiative in partnership with Wendell Phillips Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois. Through the support of The Herman M. and Bea L. Silverstein Foundation, Science in Society has developed and implemented a genetics curriculum for...

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