Past Events

2019

The KOTO experiment

Compton Lectures: Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking

11:00 am–2:00 pm KPTC 106

A series of eight free lectures that explores the role of symmetry in physics.

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Enrico Fermi Institute, Physics

Apr 6

Soapbox Science

12:00–3:00 pm Navy Pier

On Saturday July 13th, Soapbox Science is coming to Chicago, Illinois. We are excited to bring 12 of the top early career women in STEMM from Chicago-area institutions to our event where they will engage visitors with a broad range of topics. Join us for an afternoon of science, hands-on demonstrations, debate and discussion, and celebrating the contributions of women in STEMM. This event is free. Follow our Chicago Soapbox Science adventure on Twitter @SoapboxSciChi.

Jul 13
Student visits Soapbox Science table at Broader Impacts Fair

Broader Impacts Fair

12:00–2:00 pm William Eckhardt Research Center Atrium

The STEM Broader Impacts Fair provides outreach and volunteer opportunities for faculty, graduate students, and students in the College. Participants will meet organizations looking to work with scientists at every level.

Oct 10
Out in the PSD & PME logo

OUT in the PSD/PME Opening Reception

4:00–6:00 pm ERC Atrium

We invite you to join us for the inaugural OUT in the PSD/PME Exhibit & Speaker Series celebrating the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies in STEM. This exhibit will feature portraits of our community members and narratives about the often life-long process of coming out.

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EDI

Oct 11
Out in the PSD & PME logo

Out in the PSD/PME Speaker Series: Dr. Bill Gordon

12:00–1:00 pm William Eckhardt Research Center, 401 B

We invite you to join us for the inaugural OUT in the PSD/PME Speaker Series celebrating the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies in STEM. This event will feature Dr. Bill Gordon, Assistant Professor, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

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EDI

Oct 17
Out in the PSD & PME logo

Out in the PSD/PME Speaker Series: Vivian Miranda

12:00–1:00 pm William Eckhardt Research Center, 401 B

We invite you to join us for the inaugural OUT in the PSD/PME Speaker Series celebrating the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies in STEM. This event will feature Vivian Miranda, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Arizona.

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EDI

Oct 23
Out in the PSD & PME logo

Out in the PSD/PME Speaker Series: Panel

12:00–1:00 pm William Eckhardt Research Center, 401 B

We invite you to join us for the inaugural OUT in the PSD/PME Speaker Series celebrating the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies in STEM. This event will feature a panel of PSD/PME faculty, students, and staff.

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EDI

Oct 29

DARPA/Defense Science Office 101 with Dr. Valerie Browning

12:00 pm William Eckhardt Research Center, Room 301

Dr. Valerie Browning, Defense Science Office Director, DARPA, will discuss DARPA, the Defense Science Office, and the organization’s funding priorities and opportunities. Please RSVP by Nov. 5 to kpingali@uchicago.edu

Nov 6

Lunch and Learn: Natalie Lund, PSD Communications Director

12:00–1:00 pm ERC 401

This fall, PSD’s Director of Communications Natalie Lund published a young adult novel, We Speak in Storms. Her second novel, The Sky Above Us, is forthcoming in 2021. Celebrate #NaNoWriMo by attending PSD’s first Lunch & Learn with Natalie.  She’ll discuss how she makes time for her passion projects outside of work, and how to publish a novel.

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LunchAndLearn

Nov 7

Highlights and Opportunities in AI at Fermilab

10:30–11:30 am Kathleen A Zar Room (first floor)

Inaugural Computational Science Seminar sponsored jointly by the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab.

Nov 12