With another school semester almost at an end, I stopped by the Sports department on Friday afternoon to speak to the head of Intramurals and Recreations, Jason Neal, to find out how successful he felt his departments programs had been this semester, and to see what classes he plans to offer students and faculty in the spring.
Has the fall 2010 Intramurals and Recreation program been a success?
The Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon, held every fall, passes right through Main Campus and attracts some of the world’s fastest runners on Chicago’s flat and fast course. Students on campus last Sunday likely didn’t miss the thousands of runners that made their way through mile 23 on South State Street. As usual, this year IIT had representation from friends and colleagues of the university.
“Probably the most difficult challenge of my life, but totally worth it, because I love challenges.”
In the last century, numerous scientific and engineering achievements have shaped our day to day lives. Among them, the use of electrical energy has had a profound and deep impact on our regular activities. However, our generation currently faces a looming global energy crisis. We as individuals can no longer remain isolated from social challenges like the depletion of nonrenewable resources, the increasing fuel price and consumer demand, and the environmental impact of greenhouse gas emissions.