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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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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...

by: Science in Society
Feb 27, 2015

Five scientists from Northwestern University visited the YOUmedia space at Harold Washington Library in Chicago, Illinois, this month to provide hands-on science activities for youth.

Three of the visiting scientists, Aaron Geller, Elizabeth Hicks and Mark McClendon, were...

by: Science in Society
Feb 27, 2015

Ten students from the bio-art class at Evanston Township High School (ETHS) in Evanston, Illinois, visited Northwestern University in February as part of a collaboration inspired by Science in Society’s annual...

by: Science in Society
Jan 28, 2015

Two members of Science in Society’s Science Club program took home prizes at the Ravenswood Network Regional Science Fair, earning them spots in the city fair in March.

Adriana J., an 8th-grade student at McCutcheon Elementary School in...

by: Science in Society
Dec 22, 2014

You can now download the "Beauty of Science" app featuring winning images from our annual scientific images contest for FREE from the iTunes store! Showcasing all of the winning images from 2010-2014, this app puts innovative research being...

by: Science in Society
Nov 20, 2014

The 2014 Scientific Images Contest launched with a day full of outreach at Evanston Township High School (ETHS) last month. More than 550 students from art and science classes visited the gallery during the school day to learn more...

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