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Patrick Corrigan Honored with President’s Medal from Royal College of Psychiatrists

Patrick Corrigan, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Illinois Tech's Lewis College of Human Sciences, has been named the recipient of a President's Medal from the Royal College of PsychiatristsThe Royal College is the professional medical body responsible for supporting psychiatrists throughout their careers from training through to retirement, and in setting and raising standards of psychiatry in the United Kingdom. Corrigan will receive the medal at the Royal College's annual dinner in July 2019 in London.   

Stuart School’s Weslynne Ashton Delivers Plenary Talk at International Cement Forum

Leaders in the cement and concrete industry who attended the Cement Sustainability Initiative annual forum, held October 9 and 10, heard the opening session plenary “Cement and Concrete: From Linear to Circular” given by Illinois Techs Weslynne Ashton, associate professor of environmental management and sustainability at Illinois Tech's Stuart School of Business. Hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the forum attracted participants from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. 

Computer Science Researchers Try to Thwart Cyberattacks from Within

Eunice Santos, the Ron Hochsprung Endowed Chair, and Research Assistant Professor John Korah led a research group looking at hacking done from within organizations.

AFOSR Award Winner Uses Grant to Explore Self-Healing Grid Unit

Dong “Kevin” Jin, an assistant professor in the College of Science, is working on a power grid improvement to counter cyberattacks with funding from an Airforce Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research Program Award grant.

Ph.D. Students Receive Grant for Rehab Counseling Project

An idea that arose out of feedback from a series of workshops that focused on promoting employment readiness for students with disabilities earned first-year Ph.D. students Katherine Nieweglowski and Sang Qin a 2018 Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association research grant.