For College of Architecture students, Wednesday, October 22, was an early morning–and a long day. At 9:30 a.m., Dean Wiel Arets announced the beginning of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2000-2013 Symposium and Award Ceremony. Following the Dean’s short speech, each of the seven MCHAP inaugural finalists broke off into student-led discussions with the architects and clients about project-specific details.
Commonwealth Edison, most commonly referred to as ComEd, is the largest electric utility company in the state of Illinois. ComEd serves electricity service to the Chicago area and other parts of northern Illinois.
The Illinois Institute of Technology Board of Trustees unanimously selected current provost, Alan W. Cramb, to succeed John L. Anderson as president of the university. This announcement came late on Thursday, October 23 in the form of an email from Bud Wendorf, Chairman of the IIT Board of Trustees.
What makes the event more thoughtful, though, is that she passed the two-year anniversary of the horrid event that tossed her and her cause onto the world stage just a day prior to the announcement.