South Side Science Festival

"The all-day, all ages event highlighted the importance of STEM education, careers in science and understanding how science impacts daily life. The festival was created to connect South Side community members with science education resources. More than 60 booths with hands-on demonstrations and experiments were on site, as were panel discussions on climate change, health and society, and a career panel where attendees could interact one on one with faculty, research scientists, engineers and medical professionals. About 200 U. of C. student volunteers, many science majors, were on hand to show off why they think science is so cool."

The Chicago Tribune, Sept 19, 2022, "University of Chicago hosts first South Side Science Festival for family to connect with STEM, increase diversity and help with science literacy"

Gallery photos by Jean Lachat and Marcela Reyes, UChicago