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by: Science in Society
Sep 24, 2014

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2014 Northwestern Scientific Images Contest, "Capturing the Beauty of Science."

This year's winning images span a wide range of disciplines, including physics and astronomy, biomedical engineering, plant biology and chemistry. Come to our...

by: Science in Society
Jun 17, 2014

As part of Northwestern University’s We Will campaign, you can now give directly to Science in Society through the online fundraising portal. All donations will be used to support our science education and outreach ...

by: Science in Society
May 8, 2014

From electron microscopy to the all-you-can-eat buffet at Sargent Hall, 60 Evanston Township High School (ETHS) students got a chance to experience life at Northwestern when they visited the university last week.

The students from Ms. Jenna Paplaczyk’s Biology with Support...

by: Science in Society
Apr 18, 2014

THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED FOR ENTRIES

It's that time of year again! Summer, you say? We hope so. But, also time to gather your best research-based images (likely created during long Polar Vortex-induced sessions in the lab) and submit your favorite to the 2014 Scientific...

by: Science in Society
Feb 28, 2014

This quarter Science Club kids dive head first into understanding water quality and access, particularly examining the water crisis in Haiti. Students are working with their scientist mentors to analyze contaminated water samples and design water...

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...

by: Science in Society
Jan 2, 2014

We are excited to announce our all-new Science in Society office website and redesigned online magazine!

Science in Society was founded in 2008 with the goal of connecting scientists to the community. Our core mission is to train Northwestern students and researchers how to share their exciting research and scientific...

by: Bethany Hubbard
Nov 26, 2013

Radha Boya and Keith Brown have more in common than winning images in the 2013 Scientific Images Contest. They are also both postdoctoral fellows in Chad...

by: Science in Society
Oct 17, 2013

In October, our Science Club program won a $10,000 STEM Impact Award from Afterschool Alliance! To celebrate, the Pedersen-McCormick Boys & Girls Club held an open house,...

by: Bethany Hubbard
May 10, 2013

Last week 20 Science Club kids boarded a bus to Northwestern University for a physics adventure. Donning lab goggles and gloves, the kids uncovered the unusual properties of different materials at extremely low temperatures....

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