Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

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
11/01/18
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Collapse of Lehman Brothers: An Inside Story
University of Chicago – Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
Lumen Christi Institute

What it was like to be inside the executive suite of Lehman Brothers during the financial crisis of 2008? Scott Freidheim—former Lehman Brothers Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President—will offer a first hand account of what happened in 2008, why Lehman Brothers did not need to fail, and how the fall of Lehman Brothers and great personal financial loss affected his sense of meaning as a person of faith.


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11/01/18
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
United States v. Constitution: Does our Democracy Need Saving?
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council on Global Affairs

How likely is it that our democracy could erode, and can we mitigate the risk? Thoughts from the following authors:

Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz Professor of International Law and Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar, The University of Chicago Law School;
Aziz Huq, Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law, Mark Claster Mamolen Teaching Scholar, The University of Chicago Law School


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11/01/18
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet
Metropolitan Planning Council, Chicago IL
Chicago Humanities Festival

City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet by Karen Seto and Meredith Reba assembles spectacular satellite images of 100 cities from bustling Tokyo to a remote town in Nepal. Dr. Reba will use these images to guide us through the vast expansion of cities over time, the harmony between urban form and natural landscapes, and the effects of climate change.


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11/01/18
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Midterm Mayhem: Is the Blue Wave Coming?
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics

Join the IOP as we welcome former Congressmen and current IOP Pritzker Fellows Tom Davis (R-VA) and Steve Israel (D-NY) for an eleventh-hour analysis of the 2018 midterm elections.


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11/01/18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Design for Social Change
Red Shelf, Chicago IL
Hexagon UX Chicago

Design for Social Change is a Hexagon UX Chicago Design Lab that focuses on leveraging Design Thinking and User Experience practices to create better human-centered services and products. The goal of the lab is to offer participants hands on experience and connect with the community, by helping solve real world challenges for a local non-profit. No prior experience is necessary and the lab is open to anyone interested in creating real impact through design.


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11/01/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Owning our Ethics: Principles for Design(ers)
IIT Institute of Design at Kaplan Institute, Chicago IL
IIT Institute of Design

This multi-disciplinary panel will explore how an emerging set of ethical design principles might inform different kinds of design. We’ll then invite participants to break into smaller groups, centered on duos of designers from complementary fields, to probe and expand on what it means to design in an ethical way.


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11/01/18
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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11/02/18 - 11/04/18
All Day
FaithTech HACK : Chicago
8A5E, Chicago IL
FaithTech

Let’s join together to showcase the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of Chicagoland’s Christian developers, designers, and technologists. More importantly, let’s create technologies addressing significant issues impacting society in general, the local Chicago community, families, and the spiritual life of Christians.


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11/02/18
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
TEDTalk Idea Pitch at 1871
1871 – Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
TEDx Organizers in Chicagoland

With the popularity of TED Talks, many people are inspired to give their own. The very first step is to pitch the idea. You can start by “rehearsing” your pitch at this special event sponsored by 1871 on Friday, Nov 2, 2018. Delivering an effective pitch is a skill worth developing. Show up to watch, learn and participate in how to pitch a TED Talk Idea.


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11/02/18
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tom Hanks: Uncommon Type
Harris Theater, Chicago IL
Chicago Humanities Festival

Tom Hanks, iconic actor-producer-director-screenwriter, has added to his list of accomplishments: author. NPR host Peter Sagal joins the two-time Academy Award-winner to discuss his love of writing, the creative process, and his debut collection of short stories Uncommon Type.


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