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This event occurred on
May 17, 2014
1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
(UTC -5hrs)
Chicago, Illinois
United States

The event is $10 for Rush students, $15 for Rush Employees/Faculty/other Chicago-area students, and $20 for general admission. Tickets are on sale now!

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TEDxRushU Presents 'Mind Over Matter' - May 17

Join us for our second annual Independent TED event, Mind Over Matter, on Saturday, May 17th 2014, 1pm-5pm, at the Brainard Room of the Searle Conference Center at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. TEDxRushU is a nonprofit that welcomes people from different disciplines and cultures to share powerful ideas within our community. Through a combination of live speakers, performances and TEDtalk videos emphasizing finding the inspiration to empower oneself and others, Mind Over Matter brings forward the TED mission of spreading ideas to change attitudes, lives, and the world.

TEDxRushU has been inspired by the memory of Mayur Patel, a Health SystemsManagement faculty member and alumnus at Rush University, who diedunexpectedly in 2011. Mayur was loved and respected by those who had the honorof working with him and his passion for improving the environment and healthcare on a global level serves as inspiration for our events.

Speakers/Performers include:
Lori Schneider, Founder of Empowerment through Adventure
Rajiv Nathan, Founder of Idea Lemon
Meredith Montgomery & Jessica London Shields, co-founders of She Crew - a women's empowerment non-profit
Jordan Berg, Co-founder of Questus - a consumer empowerment advertising group
Thomas Tsai, Dancer/Artist from America's Best Dance Crew
Chicago Q Ensemble, 2011 fellowship ensemble at the Worcester ChamberMusic Society summer festival

For questions or more information, please email us at or visit our website Like us on Facebook and follow us on twitter @tedxrushu.

Rush University Medical Center
600 S Paulina Street
Armour Academic Center Room 539
Chicago, Illinois, 60612
United States
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