Past Events

2021

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Black History Month: Spoken Word Performance with Young Chicago Authors

4:00–5:00 pm Online

To commemorate Black History Month in February, the PSD invites all community members to virtually attend. Join us to hear poets from Young Chicago Authors perform their unique pieces reflecting their realities as Chicago-land community members and their perspectives on Black History Month.

Topics

EDI, HeritageMonth

Feb 23

CDAC Distinguished Speaker Series: Timnit Gebru, Ethical AI Researcher

3:00–4:00 pm Online

Join us for an exciting lecture from Timnit Gebru, Ethical AI Researcher

Monday, February 22, 2020 3:00pm CT (public livestream and Zoom for registered attendees)

Feb 22
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Black History Month: Community Engagement & Outreach Speaker and Panel

1:00–2:00 pm Online

To commemorate Black History Month in February, the PSD invites all community members to virtually attend. Join us to hear our speakers share insight on the South Side community and how you can participate in Community Outreach and Engagement.

Topics

EDI, HeritageMonth

Feb 17

CDAC Distinguished Speaker Series: Andrea G. Parker, Georgia Tech, Trends & Implications of COVID-19 Information Exposure Amongst Vulnerable Populations

11:00 am–12:00 pm Online

Join us for an exciting lecture from Andrea G. Parker, Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech.

Tuesday, February 16, 2020 11:00 am CT (public livestream and Zoom for registered attendees)

Feb 16
Picture A Scientist movie poster, with illustrations of female scientists at work, with the text UChicago can stream through Thursday, Feb 18

Picture A Scientist Screening

Through February 18, 2021 Online

Register to watch the feature-length documentary film Picture a Scientist, which leads viewers on a journey deep into a group of women scientists’ own experiences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. You’ll receive a link to the film enabling you to watch it online at any time February 12 - 18.

Topics

EDI

Feb 15

PSD Staff Winter Coffee Hour

9:00–10:00 am Online

All PSD Staff are invited to a winter coffee hour on Zoom, Friday, Feb. 12, 9:00 AM

Topics

EDISC

Feb 12
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Black History Month: GRIT and PSD Student Panel

1:00–2:00 pm Online

To commemorate Black History Month in February, the PSD invites all community members to virtually attend an online panel of students sharing their thoughts on navigating and succeeding in STEM as members of historically underrepresented groups.

Topics

EDI, HeritageMonth

Feb 9

CDAC Distinguished Speaker Series: Brian Christian, Journalist/Author, The Alignment Problem: Machine Learning and Human Values

3:00–4:00 pm Online

Join us for an exciting lecture from Brian Christian, author of The Alignment Problem: Machine Learning and Human Values.

Monday, February 8, 2020 3:00pm CT (public livestream and Zoom for registered attendees)

Feb 8

Celebration of Remembrance for Kimberly Mormann

4:30–5:30 pm Zoom. Register by clicking for event details.

We invite you to attend a virtual Celebration of Remembrance for Kimberly Mormann (1979-2020) on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 4:30 PM.

Feb 3