Featured Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
04/23/18
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus (2009 - 2017)
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome former U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, the 75th United States Secretary of the Navy. During his tenure, Secretary Mabus advocated for and oversaw the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, the full integration of women in the military, and the military’s move toward reliance on alternative sources of energy.
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Date/Time Event Partner
04/25/18
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Using plants to solve groundwater and soil contamination challenges
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
Green remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater involves strategies that maximize sustainability, reduce energy usage and emissions, reduce water usage, promote carbon neutrality, promote industrial materials reuse and recycling, and protect and preserve land resources.
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04/25/18
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Securing Democracy After 2016
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly of The German Marshall Fund of the United States for a conversation on the future of election security and public faith in the democratic process. This conversation will be moderated by Kimberly Dozier, Global Affairs Analyst for CNN and Executive Editor of The Cipher Brief.
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04/25/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How to Become a Food Blogger
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Craveity Marketing, LLC
Are you an aspiring food blogger? Or perhaps you have an existing food blog, but want to learn more? We are bringing together a diverse group of food bloggers that are excited to share with you how they got started, what kept them going, how they built their following, and so much more.
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04/25/18
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Russian Roulette: Inside Putin's War on America
First United Methodist Church Chicago Temple, Chicago IL
Chicago Humanities Council
Investigative reporters Michael Isikoff and David Corn discuss all the details and more in their latest work, The Russian Roulette. Come for a full account of the controversies, the strange relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the history of Russian intelligence operations in the United States, and a discussion of how to prevent foreign powers from further influencing our democratic political processes.
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04/26/18 - 04/27/18
All Day
2018 Economics of Media and Communications Conference
University of Chicago - Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
Becker Friedman Institute
Understanding the changing media environment and its impact on our society and political climate is complex, requiring analysis from multiple viewpoints. This conference brings together scholars across fields to examine critical questions of how the media shapes our lives today.
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04/26/18
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Brand Smart 2018—Brand Reinvention in the Age of Disruption
Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower, Chicago IL
AMA Chicago
In this one-day branding event, attendees will participate in a series of conversations with CEO’s, CMO’s and brand leaders who are responding to the digital shift.
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04/26/18
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Atlantic's David Frum on New Book Trumpocracy
Regenstein Library, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, for a conversation on his new book Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic. A former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, Mr. Frum examines the Trump administration’s challenges to traditional democratic institutions and considers the future implications of these actions for the health of American society.
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04/26/18
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Former US Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price
Booth School of Business, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome Dr. Tom Price, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Service, for a conversation on healthcare policy and federal budget activity. Prior to his tenure as HHS Secretary, Dr. Price served as the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district, where he was an advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform, through his Empowering Patients First Act, and a balanced federal budget, through his service as Chairman of the House Budget Committee.
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04/26/18
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Taste Of Innovation
Tyson Foods, Chicago IL
Chicago Innovation Awards
Checkout the hottest new food startups in the FoodTech space. With Kate Sullivan, Matt Matros, Charlie Baggs, Natalie Shmulik, Tony & Julie Bombacino.
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04/26/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Seminar Series
IIT Stuart School of Business, Chicago IL
FinTank
Meet other invested in and creating the blockchain scene in Chicago. Join FinTank's Monthly Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Seminar in Partnership with Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Business.
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