The Honors College is a proud cosponsor of the Future of Chicago lecture series, which is coordinated by the Political Science Department. This program brings current and former leaders to campus to discuss the current state and future of Chicago, and the Honors College offers students a chance to discuss with Alderman Edward Burke in a small-group lunch after his lecture on Monday 10/17. The lecture is free and open to the public; The lunch is limited to 25 undergraduate students and RSVP is required. Details are below. Please register at https://uofi.uic.edu/sb/sec/70030 if you would like to attend the lunch!
Lecture and Lunch with 14th Ward Alderman Edward Burke, Monday 10/17, 12pm - 2pm
Alderman Burke is the 14th Ward Alderman and represents part of the southwest side of Chicago. He is the longest serving alderman in the city of Chicago and was named to the "100 Most Powerful Chicagoans" by Chicago Magazine. As Chairman of the City Council Committee on Finance, Alderman Burke is responsible for all legislative matters pertaining to the city's finances, including municipal bonds, taxes and revenue matters.
Lecture: "The Chicago City Council and the Future of Chicago", 12:00 - 12:50 pm in Lecture Center C1
Lunch with the Alderman: 1:00 - 1:50 pm in 121 Burnham Hall. RSVP for the lunch by noon on Thursday 10/13 at https://uofi.uic.edu/sb/sec/70030.
All students are welcome to attend the lecture without RSVP’ing. Lunch is limited to 25 undergraduate students and RSVP is required for lunch. If max capacity is reached for lunch, students will be notified. Students who plan on attending the lunch are also expected to attend the lecture beforehand to be prepared to engage in discussion with the Alderman.
Additional events in the Future of Chicago Lecture Series can be found here: https://uicalumni.org/events/uic-presents-the-future-of-chicago-lecture-series/. More information about additional lunches will be forthcoming.
The Future of Chicago Lecture Series is hosted by the UIC Department of Political Science and co-sponsored by the UIC Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement and the UIC Honors College.
Contact Sara Mehta (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information.