8 Top STEM Destinations

June 16, 2017

In the past decade, an insufficient number of American students have been pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, otherwise known as STEM fields. Occupations in STEM are crucial for our nation in continuing its path to [...]

Adventure Lures Students to the Land of Lincoln

July 8, 2015

Cursed sports teams. Deep dish pizza. Al Capone. The Sears Willis Tower. Every year, millions of people flock to Chicago from all around the globe to experience one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. However, many of these tourists [...]

Taking on Two Chicago Towers

July 14, 2014

I had the opportunity to rise to the top of two of Chicago’s tallest towers (say that five times fast), and what an experience I had. As I rested my forehead against the glass walls in true Ferris Bueller’s Day Off fashion, many thoughts rushed [...]

Chicago Southland Scores High with Student Groups

April 1, 2014

Conveniently accessible throughout the Chicago area via Interstates 80, 90, 94, 294, 355, 55 and 57, the Chicago Southland is an ideal location for student groups. Videos Environmental Tourism Opportunities Five environmental learning centers in the [...]

A Dozen Top Aquariums: More Than Just Fish

January 25, 2014

Offering students an in-depth educational experience, aquariums provide an up-close look at marine life and insight into animal preservation. But students will see more than fish—many aquariums are home to birds and mammals as well. Here is a [...]