Illinois Tech's chapter of Active Minds holds first GBM

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Nov 05, 2018
Illinois Tech’s chapter of Active Minds met for it’s first general body meeting (GBM) on the evening of Monday, October 29. The organization is led by Mehak Hafeez and Charmayne Duerson, who are both master’s students in mental health and rehabilitation counseling.

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How To Find A Job In Today’s Innovation Economy

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Oct 29, 2018
Wednesday, October 17th saw Internship Academy hosting a Personal Branding Workshop that helped students excel and jump start their professional career. At the workshop Carlo Navarro, Co-founder at Diversely, guided students through steps they can take to improve their personal brands and gave them advice and resources on how to do that. This helped in fulfilling one of the goals of the Internship Academy, which is to prepare students for their careers and it is also something they can also use in their personal lives.
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SeekNow Episode 4: Design, and "A PODCAST"

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Oct 29, 2018
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In the previous issue, published October 23, neither Prince Hodonou nor myself had enough time to write an update for TechNews about the behind-the-scenes of SeekNow. These past two weeks could be summarized as the “design weeks.” Throughout my whole life, I have never focused so much on the small details that make an app the way it is.
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Rohit Prasad to present at 2018 Darsh T. Wasan Lecture

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Oct 29, 2018
In the 2018 installment of the Darsh T. Wasan Lecture series, Illinois Tech is proud to welcome distinguished alum Rohit Prasad as the main speaker. As the mind behind Amazon’s Alexa artificial intelligence (AI) virtual assistant, Prasad will be presenting his lecture, “The Story of Alexa: AI for Daily Convenience” on Monday, November 12, beginning at 3 p.m. in the Hermann Hall Ballroom.
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Illinois Tech alumni to launch The Wealth Pool financial app

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Oct 29, 2018
With The Wealth Pool (TWP), Lamark is looking to help individuals of various financial statuses with an app that will allow them to see “how they stack up financially with their peers” in “an anonymous pool of shared financial data [that] gives you greater clarity on your finances and helps improve your financial well-being.”
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University Archives and Special Collections hosts first open house

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Oct 22, 2018
To better promote themselves and the valuable (as well as downright interesting, in the opinion of this TechNews writer) work they do for the university, the University Archives and Special Collections held its first open house on the afternoon of Thursday, October 18.
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Research Exposed: an interview with Professor Bryce Littlejohn

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Oct 22, 2018
It is in office number 146A of the Pritzker Science Center that I first met Professor Bryce Littlejohn, an experimental neutrino physicist. The word "neutrino" might sound intimidating, even for a physics major such as myself, but it can be generally described simply as a fundamental particle - or, in Littlejohn's words, "an electron without charge." 
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