IIT Magazine Archive

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    IIT Magazine Online Exclusive: Chicago–Our Kind of Town

    Doesn't the sight of Chicago's Buckingham Fountain—no matter how many times you may have seen it—bring a smile to your face and a feeling of pride for the great city we call home? The winter 2013 edition of IIT Magazine showcased photos of many Chicago icons as seen through the camera lens of our students. So many great shots were submitted that 10 more photos and a bit about each photographer are featured in the current IIT Magazine online exclusive "Chicago—Our Kind of Town," which can be viewed via the "Full Story" link below. Enjoy!

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    IIT Marketing and Communications Brings Home Four Golden Trumpet Awards

    The IIT Office of Marketing and Communications was honored with four awards at the Publicity Club of Chicago's Golden Trumpet Awards banquet on May 30, 2013. The annual awards honor dis­tin­guished indi­vid­ual achieve­ment in the plan­ning, cre­ativ­ity and exe­cu­tion of pub­lic rela­tions and com­mu­ni­ca­tions ini­tia­tives.

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    IIT Magazine Online Exclusive: A Birder’s Delight

    Each spring and fall, IIT Main Campus bird aficionados flock to an early morning escorted walk that showcases the remarkable variety of feathered creatures that frequent this urban environment. The walk is led by Geoffrey Williamson, professor and interim chair, IIT Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, along with David Baker, vice president of external affairs. This spring's walk was held on May 14.

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    Winter 2013 IIT Magazine Available for Students

    They’re hot off the press! A limited number of copies of the winter 2013 edition of IIT Magazine are available in various Main Campus locations. This issue features photos of Chicago—“Their Kind of Town”—taken by IIT students and articles on citizen-architect Katherine Darnstadt (ARCH ’05), Senator Kwame Raoul (LAW ’93) and record-holding distance-swimmer Ted Erikson (CHE ’52, M.S. CHEM ’59), who still strokes the waters of the Keating Sports Center Pool each week. You can also check out the online version of the magazine by clicking here. Enjoy!

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    IIT Magazine Online Exclusive: X-Cube? X-ceptional!

    What has 52 moving parts, fits in the palm of your hand, and received more than 1.6 million hits on YouTube during the first month that it starred in its own video? Answer: The X-Cube—or the Crossoid, so dubbed by the twisty-puzzle community that has embraced this innovative bundle of brainy 3-D fun designed and fabricated by Dane Christianson, an IIT second-year mechanical engineering student.

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    How Do You See Chicago? We’ll Pay You for Your Photos of Our City

    Got some photos of locations in or around Chicago that you love? Send them to us and we'll pay you for them! The photos do not need to be new and can come from your existing collections.

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    Submit Your Photos of Chicago for Publication in IIT Magazine – Prizes for Each Photo Selected

    What does Chicago mean to you? How do you see Chicago through you own eyes? How do you view IIT in the greater context of Chicago? Maybe you just have some cool photos of Chicago to share.

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    IIT Magazine Online Exclusive: U Farm IIT

    The official growing season may be over, but on a hardscrabble patch of land between the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority house and the Triangle fraternity house—where even grass has a tough time growing—a lush and fertile project showcasing a variety of green life made its campus debut this spring.

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    IIT Magazine Fall 2012 – Rising to the Challenge: STEM Education at IIT

    The fall 2012 issue of IIT Magazine, "Rising to the Challenge: STEM Education at IIT," is now available online. Inside you will find a profile on the alumnus who was a member of the architecture teams behind the 486 and Pentium chips, a Q&A with a SpaceX mission operations engineer, and articles on yeast shmoos in space, safety in the operating room, membrane research, and more.

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    IIT Magazine Spring 2012 – Taking Action: The Quiet Revolutionaries Improving Our Communities

    The spring 2012 issue of IIT Magazine, "Taking Action: The Quiet Revolutionaries Improving Our Communities," is now available online. Inside you will find an 11-page spread of mini-profiles on six IIT students who are making a difference, and read in-depth articles about an IPRO focused on giving Bridgeport's Ramova Theatre a second run, an alumnus winner of a 2011 Golden Apple Award for standout teaching, gay rights activist-alumni who are still fighting the good fight, and more.

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