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Harvard's  Dr. John P. Holdren,  who served  as Science Advisor and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under US President Barack Obama,  spoke on  Global Climate Change in the 2017  Darsh T. Wasan Lecture . (Recorded Oct 19, 2017)
Korean Alumni
Visit from Ajou University,  Korea
Dean of University College at Ajou University Dr. Young Dong Park ( 3rd from left ) braved Chicago’s winter to visit  Illinois Tech January 25 to discuss undergraduate education  and learning with   (L to R) Director of Digital Learning Lauren Woods, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Research Christopher White,  (and to the right of Dr. Park) IIT Undergraduate Studies Chair Ray Trygstad,  Director of the Academic Resource Center Tayyab Arshad, and University Faculty Council Vice Chair Frank  Lane.  During his visit, Dr. Park, who is a Professor of Chemistry at Ajou,  also met with Chemistry Chair Carlo Segre.  Ajou University has collaborated with Illinois Tech since  1995, when Dr. Darsh Wasan first visited Korea.

About the Office of International Affairs

Illinois Institute of Technology's Office of International Affairs (OIA) was established in 1995 to extend IIT's mission of teaching and research through global activities and alliances.

Vice President Darsh Wasan and his staff help coordinate and advance the university's wide-ranging international activities. OIA develops new international initiatives to facilitate the recruitment of a diverse student body, internationalize the curricula, expand distance learning, encourage study abroad, and foster international exchange and collaboration.

OIA also builds relationships with individuals and institutions, and works with the alumni office to expand IIT's international alumni network to link alumni with each other and build a global IIT community.