Lauren Slutzky, Ph.D. candidate, has been chosen to participate in ThinkChicago. ThinkChicago presents outstanding college students with a VIP tour of Chicago’s fast-growing tech scene, connects them with leaders of innovative companies and gives them free admission to the Windy City’s premier event: Chicago Ideas Week. Launched in 2011 by Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) and University of Illinois, ThinkChicago is a collaboration between Mayor Emanuel, CIW, University of Illinois, World Business Chicago and 1871. Attendees will have a chance to tour innovative companies like Orbitz, kCura, Groupon and Google; meet industry leaders; and gain free admission to the CIW Tech Summit and Entrepreneurship Talk. For more information, click here.