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02/21/20
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
CAPAG Events
Union League Club, Chicago IL
CAPAG

CAPAG’s monthly speakers series covers a wide range of topics. Speakers at our events include: elected officials, panel discussions, current legislative initiatives, and “off-campus” outings.


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02/24/20 - 02/25/20
All Day
Chemistry’s Role in Feeding the Majority World
Wheaton College Meyer Science Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

Reliable food sources and access to clean water are fundamental necessities for human survival that we take for granted in the United States. Speakers in this symposium will discuss the challenges that other parts of the world face in these areas, and how the science of chemistry can help to address some of these concerns in a sustainable and environmentally conscious manner.


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02/25/20
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.


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02/25/20
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Critical Conversations 2020: Responses to Climate Change
Spertus, Chicago IL
Spertus

Responses to Climate Change

Activists and experts debate what needs to be done and why we are too immobilized to act.


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02/28/20
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Studying the Beginning of the Universe from the Bottom of the World
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab

Dr. Benson is an experimental cosmologist, who studies the cosmic microwave background: the relic radiation from the very early Universe, which was emitted only 380,000 years after the Big Bang. His research takes him to the very ends of the Earth, namely the South Pole, where he builds instruments designed to answer some of the biggest questions in cosmology: What physics was responsible for the Big Bang? What is the Universe made of? What is Dark Energy?


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03/03/20
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Splendid and the Vile
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
The Bookstall

Join acclaimed writer Erik Larson for an evening event to discuss his new book, “The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz”.


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03/03/20
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.


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03/04/20
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
An Optimistic Pessimism
Wheaton College Blanchard Hall, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

Optimism in a time of evil?


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03/05/20
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Trade Wars, Slowing Global Economy, and Monetary Policy
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

Throughout 2019, the Federal Reserve has cut interest rates three times — all but reversing the rate increases from last year. These cuts have been a result of slowing global growth and continuing uncertainty around the US-China trade war. Although cutting rates could help the economy deal with these concerns, US monetary policy decisions have continued to be called into question. Looking ahead as an election approaches, what type of monetary policy will the Fed prescribe to insulate the US economy from external risks?


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03/07/20
9:30 am - 1:15 pm
One Day University
Northwester University Thorne Auditorium, Chicago IL
One Day University

The Presidency: The Changing Role of America’s Highest Office
The Human Brain: What We Know (and what we don’t)
Four Memorable Musicals That Changed Broadway


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