IIT Magazine Archive

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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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    IIT Magazine Online Exclusive: Spring Has Sprung at S. R. Crown Hall

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's S. R. Crown Hall is a Chicago Landmark, a National Historic Landmark, and on the National Register of Historic Places. The iconic building is also home to IIT College of Architecture, a classroom for studio projects, and a showcase for student exhibits at the annual spring Open House, which draws hundreds of visitors. For this slideshow feature, IIT photographers captured projects that students worked on and displayed in Crown Hall, Mies van der Rohe's "home for ideas and adventures."

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    IIT Magazine Wins 2012 Silver Trumpet Award

    IIT Magazine, the university's chief alumni publication, received a Silver Trumpet Award in the 53rd Annual Golden Trumpet Awards competition.

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    IIT Magazine Online Exclusive: From Clean Water Grows Opportunity

    IIT Magazine's Marcia Faye looks at the work the IIT Chapter of Engineers Without Borders are doing as part of Haiti Outreach in the magazine's newest online exclusive.

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