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. These events are free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase from our host restaurant.
Market Morph: How the Sharing Economy is Disrupting Traditional Business Models
October 26, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant, 214 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
Why buy a car when you can Uber? Why stay at a hotel when you can borrow a house on Airbnb? Smartphones, GPS, and online payments make it easy to share and rent everything from dogs to diamond necklaces. Join Alex Eddy and Dr. Ursula Sullivan from NIU’s Marketing Department to learn how peer-to-peer business models are uniting consumers, turning profits, and shaking up the economy.
How to Survive the Robot Apocalypse
October 2, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In the Hopper (details to follow)
- Volcanoes - November
- Sustainable Food Sourcing - TBD
- Aerospace - TBD
- Eclipse in August 2017 - TBD
Check out this video - What is a STEM Café?
For additional information, contact Judith Dymond at 779.777.7713 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/.