International Center Archive

  • Rebecca Wingate (M.S. CE ’12) Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

    Rebecca Wingate (M.S. CE ’12) Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

    The International Center is pleased to announce IIT's second Fulbright recipient in its history. Rebecca Wingate, a recent alumna who received her master's degree from IIT College of Engineering Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering last December, will be going to Hepia in Switzerland in September for her project titled "Lean Construction and Railway Infrastructure Maintenance."

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  • Sign Up for I-Buddy Today

    Sign Up for I-Buddy Today

    The IIT International Center has developed the I-Buddy program for current students to help incoming international students prepare for and adjust to life at IIT and in the United States. Current students do not need to be from the U.S.; everyone is welcome to act as a buddy so long as they have spent two semesters on campus.

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  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services-Related Scams and Identity Theft

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services-Related Scams and Identity Theft

    There have been reports of someone claiming to be from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) calling students/scholars saying that the students/scholars status is in jeopardy if they do not pay a fee. USCIS will never call and ask for money for training, products, or forms. Do not provide your personal details, such as SSN/ITIN, bank details, or credit card details.

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  • International Center Survey for Faculty

    International Center Survey for Faculty

    The International Center has created a survey to help catalog the international experiences of our faculty at IIT. You can access it by clicking here.

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  • IIT Congratulates the 2013 RISE Recipients

    IIT Congratulates the 2013 RISE Recipients

    Congratulations to the 2013 RISE and RISE Pro recipients at IIT! RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. RISE offers unique opportunities for bachelor-level students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of two–three months during the summer.

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  • Summer Study or Intern Abroad Scholarship

    Summer Study or Intern Abroad Scholarship

    If you are applying to study abroad this summer and thought you missed all scholarship deadlines, or if you want to intern abroad and didn't think financial aid could apply, fear not!

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  • Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad Deadline Nears

    Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad Deadline Nears

    Interested in studying abroad? You have less than one week to submit applications for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. This scholarship is designed to help underrepresented students study abroad. Online applications for study abroad programs taking place during the summer 2013 and fall academic year 2013–14 terms must be submitted by Tuesday, March 5 by 11:59 pm Central Standard Time for consideration.

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  • Talk Time: Diversity

    Talk Time: Diversity

    Join the International Center at 12:45 pm on Wednesday, February 20, for Talk Time in the Hermann Hall Faculty Club Dining Room (Lower Level). We will be discussing diversity, what it means to be a diverse community, and ways we can celebrate our diversity at IIT.

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    Muslim Journeys Film Screening: “Prince of Slaves”

    Students, staff and faculty are invited to view the film "Prince Among Slaves" which recounts the true story of an African Muslim prince who was captured and sold into slavery in the American South. After 40 years of enslavement, he regained his freedom, became a national celebrity and dined in the White House. This is an incredible story about an incredible man who endured the humiliation of slavery without losing his dignity or his hope for freedom. The film will be shown on Thursday, February 28 from 3:00-6:00 pm in the MTCC Auditorium.

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  • Hawk 101: Intercultural Communication

    Hawk 101: Intercultural Communication

    Be better prepared to work in multicultural environments after graduation -- or even work better on group projects now! Come to Hawk 101 this Thursday, February 7 at 12:55 in PH 108 to learn about intercultural communication.

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