Feed Your Mind!
Join us for monthly STEM Cafés-- fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research and breakthroughs. These events are free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from our host restaurant.
Wednesday, May 22 - WISSARDs of Antarctica, Eduardo's Restaurant
214 East Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb
The program will focus on the National Science Foundation-supported WISSARD project (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling), which is using a hot water drill to explore the environment beneath the Antarctic ice sheet. Co-leading the project is a Distinguished Research Professor in Northern Illinois University's Department of Geology and Environmental Geociences.
In the Hopper (Dates and times to follow)
August 6 - Science of Beer
August 11 - Star Gazing
For additional information, contact Judith Dymond at (815)753-4751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NIU's STEM Café is one of 51 Science Cafés in the United States. For more information about other Science Cafés throughout the world, go to http://www.sciencecafes.org/.
Check out this video to learn more about STEM Cafes!