Illinois Institute of Technology's Office of The President Presents, "Anticipation: Urban Scenarios for the Obama Presidential Archive." A lecture by IIT Associate Professor of Architecture Marshall Brown took place on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
John W. Rowe—renowned Chicago civic leader, IIT regent, current member and former chairman of the IIT Board of Trustees, and chairman emeritus of Exelon Corporation—delivered a presentation about the 2013 report published by the Commission of the Humanities and Social Sciences of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and its relevance to higher education.
The IIT College of Science and Letters hosted the annual Benjamin Franklin Project lecture, delivered by Ralph Lerner, Benjamin Franklin professor emeritus and professor in the Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago.
Gabriel Spitzer, creator of WBEZ's Clever Apes and reporter at KPLU Seattle, presented the Sigma Xi lecture, "Science into Stories: The Human Angle on Research and Discovery" as part of IIT's annual Graduate College Research Day.
Lori Andrews, distinguished professor of law at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, addressed the topic of "How Social Networks are Changing Our Lives and Our Culture" at this seminar on Privacy and Social Media.