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[Now Closed] Science Writing Applications, Spring 2017

Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing their science writing and communication skills. Skills & Careers in Science Writing is a free, evening course which trains graduate students to distil scientific ideas into engaging, reader-friendly stories for lay audiences and provides networking and exposure to science writing and communication professionals.

SiS Partners with Wendell Phillips Academy for Silverstein Genetics Curriculum

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.

Exploring Life in the Lab at Northwestern

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 classes learned about authentic scientific research when they visited two advanced imaging facilities and two research lab spaces.

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