IIT faculty, staff and professionals from the Chicago area are invited to serve as judges and are welcome to attend as guests at the Fall 2014 IPRO Day from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2014 in Hermann Hall.
The Interprofessional Projects (IPRO) Program organizes multidisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to apply their creativity to complex, open-ended projects to tackle the challenges of our times. Guided by faculty members from diverse fields, IPRO teams span new venture development, product and process innovation, urban systems and manufacturing revitalization, renewable energy and sustainability, urban agriculture, STEM education and community engagement.
Fall IPRO sponsors and community partners include Motorola Solutions Foundation, Sargent & Lundy LLC, Tempel Steel, Mi-Jack, Electrical Contractors Association of Chicago, Adler Planetarium, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana and the South Metropolitan Higher Education Commission.
The IPRO Day event is the culmination of IPRO team work through interactive exhibits. At the Fall 2014 IPRO Day, 70 IPRO teams will showcase their accomplishments. IPRO Day is now one of the “Freshman 15” events.