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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...

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...

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