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Click the below links to watch videos about the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship.

Kaplan Institute Grand Opening - Donor Celebration
The Kaplan Institute: Bold ideas for an innovative future
Grand Opening Press Conference
The Kaplan Institute: the Meaning of Innovation
The Kaplan Institute Construction Video
Kaplan Institute Groundbreaking Event—Speaking Program
Kaplan Institute Groundbreaking Ceremony
Kaplan Institute Groundbreaking—Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Speech
Kaplan Institute Groundbreaking—Ed Kaplan Speech
Kaplan Institute: The Innovation Hub at Illinois Tech
Architect’s Flythrough
Historical Perspective
Kaplan Institute Architecture and Design Presentation by John Ronan, Lead Architect
Exec Director Howard Tullman Intro Video
Exec Director Howard Tullman Interview
Exec Director Howard Tullman interview on WTTW
Exec Director Howard Tullman City Club Presentation
Exec Director Howard Tullman Student Tour
Exec Director Howard Tullman Building Tour


View photos from the Kaplan Institute grand opening events:
Press Conference | Donor Celebration | Campus Open House

View photos from the Kaplan Institute groundbreaking ceremony:

Media Coverage

Grand Opening Press Conference
October 25, 2018



August 25, 2016
Coverage and Clips: 680,275 Total Impressions



  • WLS-TV, ABC7 News at 5:30 a.m. (Viewership: 89,479)
  • WBBM-TV, CBS, Ch. 2 Morning News at 6 a.m. (Viewership: 72,739)
  • WBBM-AM, CBS Radio at 7 a.m. (Listeners: N/A)
  • WBBM-TV, CBS, Ch. 2 News at 11 a.m. (Viewership: 44,740)
  • WBBM-AM CBS Radio at 11 a.m. (Listeners: N/A)
  • WLS-TV ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. (Viewership: 171,678)
  • WFLD-TV FOX 32 News at 5 p.m. (Viewership: 43,605)
  • WGN-AM Radio at 6 p.m. (Listeners: N/A)


Howard J. Lee
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