On June 25, 2017, eleven BIT Mesra Students attending the IIT Chicago's Immersive Summer Reserach Program visited the farm located in Elizabeth, IL. The farm is owned by Mr. Madhavan Nayar, a BITM alumnus, who is also an Illinois Tech alumnus, trustee and Executive Committee Member. Mr. Nayar is also the President of BITMAA-NA (BITM Alumni Association - North America) and was instrumental in enabling BITM students' participation in the IIT Chicago's Summer Research Program. Click here for more details on this program.
In addition to the farm visit, students also enjoyed a private boat ride of the Mississipi river starting at Dubuque, IA and a tour of Galena, IL.
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