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Upcoming event: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Shedd Aquarium

January 13, 2020

Thursday, January 30 from 3:30pn to 5:00pm Join the Chicago Science Writers for an exclusive look at some of the scientific areas of the city’s famed aquatic exhibit hall. We’ll learn about Shedd’s shark research, coral research, freshwater mussel research, iguana gut microbiome research, and western pond turtle research/restoration work. Afterward, we’ll head to a nearby… Read More ›

Join us at an Independent Writers of Chicago event

New to freelance? Want to be a freelancer but don’t know much about it? Come to a program sponsored by Independent Writers of Chicago on November 12. Speakers will present the popular and well-regarded program: Life in the Freelance Lane. Come mingle and learn along with other writers. 5 to 7:15 p.m. Tues., Nov. 12,… Read More ›

Chicago Science Writers Tours “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time”

Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Join the Chicago Science Writers for a private, guided tour of “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa,” an exhibit at Northwestern’s Block Museum of Art that the Chicago Tribune calls “superb.” According to the Block: “Caravans of… Read More ›