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(Social and Economic Development Policy 2nd Year)

Sometimes an unconventional path is just the right fit. Such was the case for Ursula Hersh, who took two years off between high school and college to work full-time. Hersh had heard about Illinois...

(Mechanical Engineering 3rd Year)

When Katja Berthold was deciding where she wanted to go to college, a variety of factors came into play, from what kind of education each college offered, its location, and its size. Illinois Tech was...

(Mechanical Engineering 4th Year)

Maddy Urig describes herself as an environmentalist who cares deeply about preserving Earth’s natural resources and combating the future of energy. She enrolled at Illinois Tech because she was...

(Ph.D. Technology and Humanities Candidate)

Alex Damarjian has spent his professional career working on games benefitting young children, but he had an urge to do more. So he developed a low-cost, cutting-edge testing tool for pediatric...

(Architecture 5th Year)

Involved with music and the arts from an early age, Andrew Jiang considered pursuing a degree in musical performance. Along the way he discovered the field of architecture and felt it was the “perfect...

(Information Technology and Management/Cyber Forensics and Security 5th Year)

If Andreas Vassilakos had to describe his ideal career path, it would likely feature two components: computer technology and the opportunity to help others. “I was always into computers. I have been...

(Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Student)

Clinical psychology Ph.D. student Arryn Guy has found outlets for making an impact as a research assistant in the Du Bois Health Behavior Lab. “I conduct research on the cognitive and emotional...

(LAW ’20)

Student Bar Association President Michael McGee (LAW ’20) got an early introduction to Chicago-Kent College of Law through the law school’s Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program, a rigorous three...