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10/22/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A Free-Market Approach to Environmental Law
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago IL
Federalist Society - Northwestern Student Chapter

Vice President, External Relations, The Heritage Foundation, Becky Norton Dunlop, discusses trends in environmental law.


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03/21/19
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
C.S. Lewis's Dymer: 'The flowers of unborn springs'
Wheaton College Wade Center Bakke Auditorium, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

This lecture will look at the seeds in Dymer that spring up into full flower in the corpus of Lewis’s work. What unborn springs and seasons will emerge from this early narrative poem? If we observe carefully, what can the reader of Dymer expect to see reflected and developed in the works Lewis would eventually come to write? This lecture will explore the bountiful harvest that came from Lewis’s early creative work in Dymer.


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03/23/19
10:00 am - 1:15 pm
American History and Politics: Past, Present, and Future
Thorne Auditorium – Northwestern University, Chicago IL
One Day University

Wendy Schiller of Brown University presents:Looking Back: What Would the Founding Fathers Think of America Today?:
Sam Potolicchio of Georgetown University presents:Looking Forward: The Changing Face of Politics


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04/05/19
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment – Dr. Stefan Söldner-Rembold
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab

The Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) are the largest international particle physics project ever built in the United States, hosted by Fermilab. With DUNE, scientists will seek to find out the role neutrinos play in the universe and look for rare subatomic interactions never seen before. Are neutrinos the reason that the universe is filled with matter? How do they contribute to the formation of black holes?


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05/07/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Geographic Live — Point of No Return
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL
The Auditorium

Hear the harrowing story of the National Geographic team’s climb to the summit of Burma’s Hkakabo Razi mountain.


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05/17/19
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deep-Sea Bioluminescence – Recent Explorations and Discoveries
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab

The deep-sea is the largest ecosystem on our planet and the least explored. It is a world without sunlight, but not without light. Dr. Widder will describe recent insights into the part living light plays in the deep sea and some of its applications and impacts in hunting cancer, pollution, giant squid and neutrinos.


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05/21/19 - 05/23/19
All Day
Good Tech Fest 2019 Data Analysts for Social Good

Good Tech Fest is a conference about technology but what brings us all together is our passion for creating change. It’s a place for the data nerds, technologists, leaders, doers, and analysts; people who are passionate about social change and are using technology to achieve it. It is a celebration of the ways data, technology, and design can come together to solve social problems.


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09/20/19
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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10/15/19
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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10/22/19
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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10/29/19
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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