Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
10/30/14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rauner v. Quinn: Who’s Winning? Who’s Spinning?
Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago IL
Illinois Humanities Council
Hear from experts and other voters as they analyze and break down the commercials and news in the race for governor. Take part in a conversation that will separate fact from fiction and explore larger questions, such as: Does media messaging help to illuminate or distort the facts about policy? As voters and citizens, how do we use media responsibly in order to make informed judgments?
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Date/Time Event Partner
10/30/14
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Hon. Timothy C. Evans, Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Timothy C. Evans serves as the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, the largest of the judicial circuits in Illinois and also one of the largest unified court systems in the world. He oversees the circuit's approximately 400 judges and more than 1,900 employees assigned to 14 non-judicial offices as well as the court’s annual budget of approximately $157.1 million.
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10/30/14
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fellows Seminars | Patrick Murphy: The True Story Behind the Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell and the Fight for Equality
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
The True Story Behind the Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell and the Fight for Equality
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10/30/14
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Spiritual Governance: The Chaplain as Priest of the Secular
Center for International and Comparative Studies - Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Explore the idea and practice of the Senate Chaplain.
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10/30/14
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Age Friendly Chicago - Roundtable
Northwestern University - Hughes Auditorium, Chicago IL
Northwestern University
The Buehler Center will host a round table discussion of the city of Chicago’s age-friendliness, moderated by Joyce Gallagher, executive director of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services.
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10/30/14
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Fellows Seminars | Steve Schmidt: “Running for President” | OFF THE RECORD
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
U of C Institute of Politics
The rise of billion dollar presidential campaigns, dynamics that have fused campaigns with entertainment culture, negative advertising, social media, dynamic political coalitions, and the news media have all reshaped the two major political parties and how Americans select a president. This seminar series will examine these changes in depth and the evolution of political campaigns over the history of the United States.
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10/30/14
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
13th annual Chicago Innovation Awards
Harris Theater, Chicago IL
Chicago Innovation Awards
For the 13th consecutive year, the Chicago Innovation Awards will celebrate the creative spirit of the Chicago region by honoring its most innovative new products and services. This year's winning organizations may be large or small, for-profit or not-for-profit, high tech, low tech or no tech, across all industries, but they are all tied together by their commitment to innovation.
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10/30/14
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Idea Club - TechNexus
TechNexus Incubator, Chicago IL
TechNexus
You have a great idea for a new technology business, only we don't know about it yet! You're invited to join us at one of our small, bi-weekly Idea Club meetings, where you can learn about what we do, let us know what you're working on, and have the chance to chat informally with other entrepreneurs and some of our resident growth companies.
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10/30/14
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Marshall Field and Selfridge
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL
Illinois Humanities Council
When the new ITV and PBS television series Mr. Selfridge launched, it popularized the story of retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge and his success with his London company Selfridge and Co. This series, however, neglects to tell the story of what happened before Selfridge moved to England, specifically the 25 years he spent working at Chicago's Marshall Field and Company.
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10/30/14
5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
MIGRANT CHILDREN: CAUSES & CONSEQUENCES
Hilton Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Some 90,000 children are expected to arrive in the United States in 2014, fleeing escalating violence in Central America. Debate as to whether these unaccompanied minors represent a humanitarian crisis or a border security challenge has dominated headlines for months, and policymakers continue to grapple with how to respond. Join The Chicago Council’s panel of experts for a discussion of the complexity of this situation.
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10/30/14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rauner v. Quinn: Who’s Winning? Who’s Spinning?
Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago IL
Illinois Humanities Council
Hear from experts and other voters as they analyze and break down the commercials and news in the race for governor. Take part in a conversation that will separate fact from fiction and explore larger questions, such as: Does media messaging help to illuminate or distort the facts about policy? As voters and citizens, how do we use media responsibly in order to make informed judgments?
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