Illinois Tech Robotics (ITR) is in the midst of preparing for their major competition of the year, the Jerry Sanders Creative Design Competition (JSDC.) JSDC is rapidly approaching and begins on Thursday, March 14, at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
With lots of changes coming to the university in the future, including a new Innovation Center, a solidified transition to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division Three athletics, and a recently-announced 3.8 percent tuition increase, there are plenty of actions being made by university administration that have the student body asking questions. Luckily, each semester, the students, staff, and faculty gather to hear the answers to these questions with the President and Provost Forum.
For the first time in nearly a month there has been a change at the top of the table although Chelsea remains atop the table. Chelsea had a very convincing win behind Andre Schurrle’s first ever premier league hat trick. Chelsea is four points clear at the top with 63 points and Fulham is on the opposite end of the spectrum with 21 points. Arsenal on the other hand was not able to keep pace with Chelsea as they surprisingly lost at Stoke City 1-0 because of a late penalty call.
“Under leadership of Mayor Emmanuel, Chicago has embarked on a major mission to build a robust innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. I am pleased to announce today the addition of a revolutionary academic building that will advance the agendas of both IIT and Chicago,” said IIT President John Anderson as he introduced the formal announcement of the planned Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship on Friday, March 4 in the Atrium of Tech Park.
It was a regular Thursday evening and I was working on my assignments when I suddenly realized that Tricia Downing would be here for Women’s History Month, but I didn’t want to go alone. I asked my few friends if they were willing to come along with me but they refused to accompany me as they were tired. I really wanted to go there, so I dressed up and went with the intention that I would return in 10 minutes, but who knew this event would have been so inspirational?