Science Rising is a nationwide mobilization effort taking place throughout 2018 in the run-up to the midterm elections. It is not a one-day march—it is a series of local activities, events, and actions organized by many different groups.

Our shared goal is to ensure that science is front-and-center in the decision-making processes that affect us all—and to fight back against efforts that sideline science from its crucial role in our democracy.

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Wonder & Skepticism: Let me show you the world in my eyes

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This month at Wonder & Skepticism, it’s all about science outreach and education!

Kalina Borkiewicz a research programmer for the Advanced Visualization Laboratory of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at UIUC will explain how her lab makes awesome videos to explain science in a talk titled “Making data beautiful: Cinematic visualization at the intersection of Hollywood visual effects and supercomputer science.”

Joeli Brinkman, PhD a research center manager at Chicago CHEC at Northeastern Illinois University, will share with us how to best communicate science in a talk titled: Science Talk: Who needs to be ‘Schooled’ about Science and Technology?


July 25
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
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