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Date/Time Event Partner
11/17/17
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dean Murphy, Associate Editor of the New York Times: Journalism of a Businessman President
McCormick Tribune Center, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Medill Alumus (BSJ80) and Associate Editor of the New York Times, Dean Murphy, will visit to discuss journalism of a businessman president and the opportunities and responsibilities that combination creates. Dean took on the new role in enterprise journalism at the NYT last March, with a focus on investigative and enterprise reporting driven by the new administration.
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Date/Time Event Partner
12/07/17
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Martin Nesbitt, Board Chair, The Obama Foundation
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Nesbitt is a Trustee of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art and serves as Chairman of the Barack Obama Foundation. Learn about the latest plans for the Obama library and the impact on the surrounding community.
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12/07/17
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Urban Think & Drink The Color of Law with Richard Rothstein
Metropolitan Planning Council , Chicago IL
Metropolitan Planning Council
In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America’s cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation?that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies. Rather, The Color of Law incontrovertibly makes clear that it was de jure segregation?the laws and policy decisions passed by local, state, and federal governments?that actually promoted the discriminatory patterns that continue to this day.
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12/07/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Daniel Bolger, Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Museum and Library
Lieutenant General Daniel Bolger, USA (Ret.) visits the PMML to talk about his book and the insider account of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; from 9-11 to the final withdrawal from the region.
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12/07/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Data Analytics + Business Intelligence
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Data Analytics + Business Intelligence, covers the process of collecting, analyzing, and telling stories with data to help businesses see farther into the past so they can make better decisions in the future.
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12/07/17
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
So You've Received Funding, Now What?
mHub Chicago, Chicago IL
PDMA
Discover the process of taking on investments from experts Explore the Do’s and Don’ts of properly allocating capital Identify how to save resources your otherwise might waste Network with founders, institutional investors, and professionals
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12/07/17
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Startup MatchMaking: Entrepreneur & Tech CoFounder
Make Offices, Chicago IL
StartupsNext
Do you have a Tech Cofounder for your Startup? If not, would you like to find different options for potential cofounders all in one place? If that’s your next step, then it is THE Event for you.
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12/07/17
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WOKE Entrepreneur Social
Velvet Lounge, Chicago IL
Chicago Urban League
Come join us for our monthly networking event connecting entrepreneurs.The WOKE Entrepreneur's Social event is for Entrepreneurs to network, build relationships, and learn about the Chicago Urban League’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and the Workforce Development Center.
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12/07/17
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jeanne Gang, en français
Alliance Française de Chicago, Chicago IL
AF Chicago
Jeanne Gang in conversation with Isabelle . She and her firm are currently designing many projects around the world, and are one of two firms in the final round of the competition to redesign the Tour Montparnasse in Paris.
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12/08/17
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Think Tank @25N
25N Coworking, Geneva IL
25N Coworking
Think Tank is challenging public workshop that uses a diverse group of entrepreneurs, investors, and experienced business leaders to boldly dissect a specific barrier faced by a local independent professional in the “Spotlight Seat.”
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12/08/17
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night!
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