Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
09/30/14
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chemistry of Honey
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum , Chicago IL
Illinois Science Council
This sweet program will delight and enlighten you with what bees actually do to make honey, how it’s harvested and other fun facts. We’ve got ISC’s resident rockin’ chemist, Dr. Shelby Hatch of Northwestern University, who will lead you in experiments demonstrating the extraordinary chemical properties of honey and its many varieties.
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/30/14
7:30 am - 8:45 am
FROM COUNTERESPIONAGE TO CORPORATE LAW
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Please Join Chicago Council’s Emerging Leader Anthony P. Garcia for a discussion on his career pathway from the public to private sector. Anthony P. Garcia is senior council of litigation and investigation at the Boeing Company. Prior to joining Boeing in 2013, Garcia was with the US Department of Justice. His last assignment was to the gangs and narcotics section in the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
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09/30/14
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Public Policy Luncheon: Hon. Timothy Schneider, Chairman, Illinois Republican Party
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
As a small business owner and entrepreneur, Tim Schneider has dedicated his life in public service to promoting fiscally conservative values of smaller government, lower taxes, less spending and fighting corruption. At the township, county and statewide levels, Tim remains a steadfast voice for reform and accountability. As Chairman of the Illinois GOP, he'll talk state politics.
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09/30/14
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Investigating the Role of Stellar Tides in Hot Jupiter's Origin and Fate
Northwestern University Technological Institute, Evanston IL
Northwestern University - CIERA
Learn about Jupiter! The red dot, what is its destiny? Find out at the lecture.
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09/30/14
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Gov Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Open City
The Open Gov Hack Night is organized by civic tech group Open City and is for those who want to: - get work done on civic projects - start a new project, or find one to join (non-coders very welcome!) - bounce ideas and get help from tech and gov experts - learn about open data, smart cities, and open gov
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09/30/14
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Technori Pitch Chicago - Healthcare Tech
Chase Tower, Chicago IL
Technori
Technori Pitch is a monthly showcase of Chicago’s most innovative startups, pitching their latest technologies. Each month, 500 impassioned entrepreneurs, developers, designers, tech companies, investors and tech enthusiasts gather to watch Chicago's most innovative startups launch and present their newest products and services.
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09/30/14
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chemistry of Honey
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum , Chicago IL
Illinois Science Council
This sweet program will delight and enlighten you with what bees actually do to make honey, how it’s harvested and other fun facts. We’ve got ISC’s resident rockin’ chemist, Dr. Shelby Hatch of Northwestern University, who will lead you in experiments demonstrating the extraordinary chemical properties of honey and its many varieties.
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09/30/14
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
John Evans, The Sand Creek Massacre, and the History of Northwestern University
Firehouse Grill, Evanston IL
Science Cafe
A panel discussion, including 3 of the 8 members of the John Evans Study Commitee, on the committee's recent report on the relationship of John Evnas to the Sand Creek Massacre of November 29, 1864, in which US Army cavalry slaughtered approximately 150 Cheyenns and Arapahos, most of them women and children.
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09/30/14
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Siena Center Lecture: Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ - How to fight despair and decrease marginalization
Dominican University - Parmer Hall, River Forest IL
Siena Center - Dominican U
In this powerful lecture, Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ, founder and director of Los Angeles' of Homeboy Industries, will share how compassion, kindness, universal kinship and unconditional love are tools to fight despair and decrease marginalization. Boyle draws from more than 30 years of work with formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women in Los Angeles. Now in its 26th year, Homeboy Industries is the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the United States. Through his stories and parables, attendees will be reminded that no life is less valuable than another.
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10/01/14
9:00 am - 10:15 am
1 Million Cups Chicago
Next Door Cafe, Chicago IL
1 Million Cups
1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, 1MC offers 2 local entrepreneurs a chance to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather realtime feedback, connect with a community that truly cares about their progress, and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business.
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10/01/14
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Ebola, Health, and Human Rights
Northwestern University - Rubloff Bldg, Chicago IL
Northwestern University
A discussion on the nexus between the Ebola crisis, access to health issues, and the human right to the highest attainable standard of health. Presented by the Center for International Human Rights, the Center for Global Health, and the Northwestern Access to Health Project.
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