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May2007

Rajat Gupta on Foreign Exchange TV

Current PanIIT Global chairman and former managing director of McKinsey & Company Worldwide, Rajat Gupta’s appearance on Foreign Exchange will air this weekend on PBS stations in US. Fareed Zakaria, the Newsweek columnist interviews Rajat Gupta on IITs and other topics. Check out the program schedule for the show timings on various local stations. If a station has two showings, sometimes the first showing is last week’s show, and the second showing is the new show i.e., the show with Rajat Gupta’s interview. In the Bay Area, it airs this weekend on a few slots. In New York the show will air on WNET – Channel 13 – on Saturday morning at 10 am.
The program with Mr. Gupta’s interview is also available on foreign exchange tv .

Posted by: Amar Narisetty @ May 29, 2007, 10:40 pm PDT    Filed under: Media    1 Comment »

Formation of “IIT Club” in New York

Dear Fellow IITian,

As you all know, we are working strenuously towards building the IIT brand. To this end, I am immensely pleased to announce the formation of the IIT Club in conjunction with the Princeton Club of New York (PCNY). IIT alums, staff and family worldwide now have the opportunity to network more effectively with “ivy league” communities around the globe. PCNY is analogous to an exclusive country club or, in Mumbai, places like the Willingdon Club or CCI/Cricket Club of India that are extremely hard to get into and at a minimum need introductions from present members.

The partnership was successfully established after a tireless and concerted effort, over an extended period of time, by Gautam Advani (IITB 1971) and Suni Munshani (IITKGP 1985). This brings us closer to our longer-term vision of an independent IIT club similar to Penn, Harvard and Yale.
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Posted by: Roy Dasilva @ May 11, 2007, 8:10 am PDT    Filed under: Events    2 Comments »