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March 2, 2015
An interdisciplinary student team from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has advanced to the second round in the NIH Neurostartup Challenge , a three-phase national business plan competition sponsored by National Institutes of Health (NIH) where teams are charged with developing a commercially...
March 2, 2015
ComEd announced that it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use unmanned aircraft system (UAS), or drone technology, to inspect its lines. The UAS’s will be used on a trial basis to inspect and assess conditions of ComEd’s transmission and distribution lines as...
January 13, 2015
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new partnership today between Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Exelon Corporation and Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center, a Chicago Public High School (CPS). This unique school-wide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) partnership allows...
November 25, 2014
Ben Stark, professor of biology and associate dean for research at Illinois Institute of Technology, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year 401 members...
November 13, 2014
Newly formed America’s Urban Campus® (AUC), a consortium of 17 not-for-profit Chicago-area colleges and universities, released today the results of an in-depth study on how Chicago’s higher education sector impacts the city, establishing Chicago as a global destination for higher education and post...
October 24, 2014
The Board of Trustees of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has unanimously elected Alan W. Cramb to be the ninth president of the university. Cramb, who has been provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at IIT since 2008, will succeed John L. Anderson on August 1, 2015. "Alan has...
August 1, 2014
Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) were awarded $2 million over the course of two years to fund studies on hybrid fuel cells from the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). ARPA-E, an agency...
July 23, 2014
Illinois Institute of Technology President John L. Anderson announced today the appointment of Joe Hakes as the new Director of Athletics. Hakes will join the university on August 1. "I'm excited to be joining Illinois Tech and to be leading the athletics department," Hakes said. “My goal is to...
June 23, 2014
Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business maintains its top ranking by Financial Times as one of the world’s best business schools for its pre-experience master’s program in finance. According to the Financial Times Global Masters in Finance 2014 rankings, which were announced...
May 21, 2014
John L. Anderson today announced his intention to resign as president of Illinois Institute of Technology as of August 1, 2015. He plans to remain at the university as a professor of chemical engineering. Anderson has been president of Illinois Tech since 2007. Previously, he was provost and...

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