Vaccination law and Chicago-Kent Professor Edward Kraus

Daniel Marten
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Nov 12, 2018
On October 31, 2018, a thread gained traction on the Illinois Tech Student Community (ITSC) page about one Professor Edward Kraus and his affiliation with the Vaccine Injury Law Project -most notably that the website for this law project hosted information as recently as 2017 supporting the claim that vaccines cause autism.
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Why is the Kaplan Institute still not open to the public?

Ethan Castro
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Nov 05, 2018
To many, the building appears to be fully functional, its lights illuminating the entire western edge of campus, but it appears mostly empty. Understandably, this has left many Illinois Tech students confused: why go through the efforts of inviting the entire campus to an elaborate ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours, only to lock the building right back up again the week after? To make sense of this, TechNews reached out to Howard Tullman, the executive director of the Kaplan Institute, for clarity.
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Food Advisory Board resumes regular meeting schedule, addresses dining concerns

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Nov 05, 2018
With the new dining service contract between Illinois Tech and Chartwells, there came a temporary lapse in the meeting schedule of the Food Advisory Board (FAB). However, after a period of logistical sorting and deliberation, the FAB has officially resumed its regular biweekly meeting schedule to serve the purpose of relaying concerns and suggestions for on-campus dining to the staff members and administrators that can translate them into actionable changes.

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Women in Science Project holds lunch with advisor Dr. Gayle Ratliff

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Nov 05, 2018
The Women in Science Project (WiSP) met on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 31 for an informal lunch meeting with the organization’s faculty advisor and physics professor, Dr. Gayle Ratliff. Students were encouraged to share their own backgrounds and experiences, and President Grace Wischmeyer explained that she hoped the meeting could help foster more connection and communication between science students at Illinois Tech. This was something that the group of students who created WiSP found lacking, which is the reason why the organization was created. 

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