Art Institute visit

Andrew Simnick–Illini Engineering alumnus and Senior VP for Finance, Strategy & Operations at the Art Institute of Chicago–hosted the City Scholars for a visit to the museum on March 15. He explained how the Art Institute uses data to inform its practices and also gave his own story of how he got from U of […]

TE360 at Cars.com

Cars.com hosted the March 15th session of TE360 at their location in downtown Chicago. City Scholars heard from Cynthia Hiskes, Illini Engineering and Chief Human Resources Officer at Cars.com, as well as engineers from the company.

Visits to incubators: MATTER, 1871 and mHUB

This semester, City Scholars have been provided with special tours of three of Chicago’s business incubators, focused on promoting new technologies. The first visit was to MATTER: a space for entrepreneurs and innovators to work and grow their ideas into businesses determined to bring change to healthcare. Some of the City Scholars toured their space and […]

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