Featured Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
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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Date/Time Event Partner
10/25/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joel Bius, Smoke 'Em if You Got 'Em: The Rise and Fall of the Military Cigarette Ration
Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Author Joel Bius visits the Museum & Library to discuss the relationship between the military and the cigarette.


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10/25/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public Newsroom
Build Coffee, Chicago IL
City Bureau

Every Thursday night we turn our newsroom on Chicago’s South Side into an open space where journalists and the public can gather to discuss local issues, share resources and knowledge and learn to report and investigate stories.


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10/25/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Starting a Food Business
ICNC, Chicago IL
Hatchery Chicago

The Hatchery’s popular introductory course will help you launch your food & beverage company. Learn all about the food entrepreneurship space including industry trends, required licensing, certification, financing, and branding. Each attendee will receive a business basics checklist to get started on the right track.


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10/25/18
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
Wheaton College Billy Graham Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

The Center for Urban Engagement presents a lecture by Kathy Edin, sociologist and professor at Princeton University, about this country’s low-wage labor market that increasingly fails to deliver a living wage, and a growing but hidden landscape of survival strategies among America’s extreme poor.


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10/26/18
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
CRFC's 2018 Annual Conference for Teachers in Civics, Law, & Government
Holiday Inn Chicago West, Itasca IL
Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

The conference features: content-intensive concurrent workshops focused on the civil rights movement, the U.S. Supreme Court, Civil Disobedience & Civil Discourse, and Teaching Methodologies, including dynamic workshops with content experts on legal and political issues, interactive teaching methods, and innovative materials for the classroom.


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10/26/18
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Year in Infectious Diseases: The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance and Novel Approaches to Prevention and Stewardship
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, Chicago IL
Northwestern University

This year’s symposium will focus on antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship. Each session will have several speakers focused on providing the science that supported a successful intervention that will be demonstrated in a case-based real-world experience.


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10/26/18
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
DIY Digital Marketing
TechNexus Incubator, Chicago IL
Technori

It’s tough to know know when to tackle the big media questions: when to increase your marketing spend, what social platform to focus on, where to find your target audience. Walker Sands, recently named to Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire, will drive the panel to chat about the four key components of creating an impactful brand through digital marketing focusing on awareness, lead generation, lead nurture, and magnifiers.


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10/26/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Viorica Marian: bilingualism/multilingualism
Buffett Center, Evanston IL
Northwestern University

Viorica Marian’s research focuses on bilingualism/multilingualism and the brain’s ability to accommodate multiple languages at the same time. She studies the relationship between language and memory, as well as how people process spoken and written language. Her research uses cognitive, behavioral, and neurological measures to study the human linguistic capacity.


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10/26/18
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Constitution and Human Freedom
Cotillian, Palatine IL
Heartland Institute

The Heartland Institute will celebrate its 34th Anniversary with a reception and dinner. This year’s featured speaker will be Judge Andrew P. Napolitano. The theme of the event is The Constitution and Human Freedom. This topic will echo and exemplify Heartland’s stance on freedom for everyone and an in-depth look at the constitution’s promise to deliver freedom.


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10/26/18
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Slate Magazine presents "Slow Burn Live in Chicago"
Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago IL
Slate

Host of WBEZ’s “Making Oprah,” Jennifer White and historian Rick Perlstein will talk to Leon about how the Clinton era looks through modern eyes—and what it was like to live through it at the time. Enjoy a live performance of an all-new, original “Slow Burn” story exploring the mysterious forces that steer history. Prepare to hear about Clinton World characters you’ve forgotten or never knew about, and to reflect on whether the past is more—or less—than a series of arbitrary chain reactions.


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