Science in Society kicked off its newest initiative, Science Club Summer Camp, July 11 on Northwestern’s Chicago campus. Based on the Science Club model of hands-on, inquiry-led STEM education, Science Club Summer Camp is specifically designed for elementary school teachers uncertain about incorporating science into their classrooms.
Last week, Northwestern’s Science in Society and three other Chicago-area organizations received awards of distinction from honor society Phi Beta Kappa.
Phi Beta Kappa is a premier academic honor society, known for celebrating excellence and advocating for the arts and sciences since its inception in 1776. Each year the society coordinates service projects, college scholarships and service awards in chapters across the country.
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 community leaders the select prize-winning images which tour venues across Evanston and Chicago.
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 high school students in two honors biology classrooms at Wendell Phillips.
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Teams of unlikely chefs bustled about the immaculate kitchens of the Institute of Culinary Arts at Robert Morris University Monday. With recipes in hand, they fiercely chopped, grilled and tossed various ingredients as a panel of culinary professionals from the Chicago area looked on.