Newsviews: Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago's only tech-focused university

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The engineer dubbed 'the father of the cell phone' and the man who invented Amazon's Alexa share a Chicago connection.

Both graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology located in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.

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The city's only tech-focused university is working to make the south side campus a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Illinois Tech President Alan Cramb stopped by ABC7 to talk about the importance and growth of the university.

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