In 1890, Chicago minister Frank Gunsaulus and meatpacking industrialist Philip Danforth Armour teamed up to create the Armour Institute, which would later merge with Lewis Institute in 1940 to form Illinois Institute of Technology. This year, the university celebrates its 125th anniversary with many special events, beginning with a reception held in Galvin Library on the afternoon of Friday, January 23.
Hello and thanks for picking up TechNews! On behalf of the staff of TechNews, happy New Year and welcome to the Spring 2015 semester. We hope that your semester will be full of excitement, learning, and challenges for you to overcome. IIT has the advantage of being a small school in a big city, and our student body is as unique as our campus, providing students the opportunity to learn so much from each other.
For over a decade, Illinois Tech Robotics has been supporting the endeavors of youth Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education through many partnerships with FIRST Robotics. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) . On January 3, 2015, ITR’s students returned to campus early to put on the Chicagoland FIRST Robotics Competition kickoff event.
What is there to say about Seth Rogen and James Franco’s new movie? There was an extensive back and forth over the release of the film. Between Sony hacks, Cinema back outs, and Obama’s condemnation of Sony’s initial decision to pull down the film entirely, a lot has happened since the November announcement. At the end of the day, the controversy has stirred up enthusiasm in all camps over this rather unworthy film.