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2015: A Year of Growth + We’re Hiring!

Earlier in 2015, Science in Society was officially promoted to a University Research Center under Northwestern’s Office for Research. This tremendous recognition included increased funding and strategic support directly from the Vice President for Research.

“Designating Science in Society a Northwestern research center reflects the excellent, nationally-recognized work being done, and emphasizes Northwestern’s continued investment in community engagement” said Jay Walsh, Vice President for Research.

2014 Northwestern Scientific Images Contest Winners

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 gallery opening event at Evanston Township High School on October 15 to view the images in person and meet the winning scientists.

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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