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Creating A New Food Cycle


Exploring Controlled Environment Agriculture


Design Is Around You: Shifting Public Perspectives Through Urban Engagement

Cartoon man reading newspaper with problem-ridden headlines.

Helping Solutions Journalism Deliver on Its Promise

The Possibilities of Community and Connection in a Post-Climate Change World

Memiro cyanotype gingko image

Memiro Project Explores Uses for Self-Tracked Data

Water and droplets

Tackling Chicago’s Impending Water Shortage

Chicago tickets

Partnership with City Clerk’s Office Aims to Reform Fines and Fees

Preventing Foodborne Illnesses, One Industrial Kitchen at a Time

A New Model for Hybrid Life

Skyline and highway

What Your Semi-Autonomous Driving Experience Might Look Like

Greening the Electricity System

Anti-racist pop ups

ID Faculty and Students Coordinate Anti-racist Pop-ups in Chicago

Food items

Transforming Chicago’s Food Ecosystem for Everyone’s Benefit

Rendering of Zenblen vending machine

Smoothie Making Finds It Zen with ID students

Flag Calumet prototype on Illinois Tech Campus

Redeveloping Brownfields with Flag Calumet

Boxville market

51 Futures: A Community Project in Bronzeville

The First Step to an Ideal Food Future is “In-Between”