Instituted last year, the Presidential Lecture Series is hosted by the Office of the IIT President, Dr. John Anderson and focuses on bringing highly reputed speakers to campus to engage and enlighten the audience about some of the most critical and relevant issues of our times. After last year's theme of sustainability, the theme this year has been chosen as Immigration Policy, one of the most hotly debated issues of our time. To kick things off for this academic year, the first speaker invited to campus was Dr.
The people created a revolution, got rid of the dictator, elected a new president, got rid of him and now they are ruled by a temporary non-elected government. This doesn’t make any sense. Well, I will tell what’s happening. I will also try my best to not take sides in order for you to understand the whole picture.
The Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) is working this semester to make a few changes and initiate more involvement across campus as IIT’s athletics work to transition from NAIA to NCAA Division III.
After the work carried out on Perlstein Hall externally, the next, planned, large scale construction and redevelopment project on an academic building on campus is the proposed transformation of E1 to the John T. Rettaliata Center, named in honor of IIT’s president from 1952-1973. The project, was made possible with support provided by his wife, Caryl Pucci Rettaliata, the Center (historically, currently and more popularly known as E1) is being renovated to reflect updates in both design and functionality.
Richard Linklater’s “Before Midnight” (so far as we know) represents the final installment of the story of Jesse and Celine (played by Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy) and, happily, the film well justifies the eight-year wait since the second installment.