Featured Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
01/26/20
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
"National Geographic Live" — On the Trail of Big Cats
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL
National Geographic

From trekking India’s Himalayas in search of rare snow leopards and tracking the elusive jaguar through Latin American jungles to pursuing the American cougar throughout Hollywood Hills, award-winning National Geographic photographer Steve Winter has ventured far and wide to come face-to-face with his subjects. This is no easy task – many of these species are in danger of extinction. Follow Winter into the endangered, wild, and unpredictable world of these creatures as he reveals some of his most memorable experiences from working with big cats and discusses the work that is being done to save them.


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Date/Time Event Partner
01/26/20
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
"National Geographic Live" — On the Trail of Big Cats
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL
National Geographic

From trekking India’s Himalayas in search of rare snow leopards and tracking the elusive jaguar through Latin American jungles to pursuing the American cougar throughout Hollywood Hills, award-winning National Geographic photographer Steve Winter has ventured far and wide to come face-to-face with his subjects. This is no easy task – many of these species are in danger of extinction. Follow Winter into the endangered, wild, and unpredictable world of these creatures as he reveals some of his most memorable experiences from working with big cats and discusses the work that is being done to save them.


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01/26/20
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CHICAGOLAND UNITED IN PRAYER
First Baptist Congregational, Chicago IL
Pray Chicago

Starting the year on our knees, together, seeking God’s shalom for Chicagoland.

We believe in the power of prayer in the name of Jesus, and the pursuit of oneness to display the glory of Jesus. This annual city-wide united prayer event is one way we are practicing and growing in unity.


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01/27/20
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Presidential Candidate Bill Weld
Ida Noyes Hall University of Chicago, Chicago IL
IoP

Join the IOP as we welcome GOP presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld for a conversation on the future of American politics, the Republican Party, and more.


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01/28/20
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Distinguished Speaker Series: Nancy Lazar
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
CFA Society Chicago

Nancy R. Lazar leads the Economic Research team of Cornerstone Macro.


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01/28/20
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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01/28/20
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
How Economists Reshaped the World
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Booth

Conversation with Binyamin Appelbaum and Erik Hurst, moderated by Bethany McLean, on how economists shaped the world.


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01/28/20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ignite Chicago
Catalyst Ranch, Chicago IL
Ignite Chicago

Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd.

Ignite Chicago is open to everyone. All talks are 5 minutes (20 slides x 15 seconds/slide).


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01/29/20
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
The Future of Capitalism: Is Individualism Killing Opportunity in America?
Ida Noyes Hall University of Chicago, Chicago IL
IoP

Join the IOP as we welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn to discuss their new book Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope.


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01/30/20
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
American Warsaw: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Polish Chicago
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
Bookstall

Dean of Chicago history Dominic Pacyga will talk about his latest book, American Warsaw: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Polish Chicago, at a lunch at the University Club.


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01/30/20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
How Different Aspects of Identity Influence Each Other: Integrating Research and Biblical Perspectives
Wheaton College Meyer Science Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

An evening with Rev. Tali Hairston, Director of Community Organizing, Advocacy, and Development at Seattle Presbytery, for his evening lecture on “Resolving Your Story: Identity, Belonging and Trust”/


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