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INTRODUCING: Leadership Circle pilot

PLEASE NOTE: This article was posted during the Leadership Circle pilot in spring 2014, so the information contained may be outdated. For all current information, see the Info for Students and Info for Faculty pages.  “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. […]

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Thoughts From UIFs

“The UIF training was hands-down one of the most beneficial programs in which I have participated during my time in undergrad. Training isn’t a learning experience rather, an eye-opening one. UIF mentors taught us how to log, chart, evaluate, and predict events on our campuses and use them to create unique opportunities for ourselves and […]

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University Innovation Fellows, CEO, Kairos Society… What’s the difference?

How are University Innovation Fellows different from all other student networks? There is one BIG fundamental difference: University Innovation Fellows care about enhancing the innovation ecosystem on campus. They care about lasting institutional change that benefits the students’ educational experience. They care about leaving a legacy on their campus. They are entrepreneurial, but they CARE […]

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List of Seed Funding Sources For Student Ventures

by Humera Fasihuddin Finding seed funding for your venture while you’re going to school can be a tricky thing. There are sources of funding out there, you just need to do a bit of ‘hustling’ to get it. Here’s a list of EARLY STAGE funding resources, including grants, business plan competitions, sources of loans and […]

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Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Community as a Student Leader

By Sean Newman Maroni Building a university entrepreneurial community is unlike any other student leadership role. As a student leader of NC State’s Entrepreneurship Initiative for the last three years, I’ve learned a lot about sparking entrepreneurship and why many university entrepreneurship programs fail. This article is the first of a 12-part series on cultivating […]

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Art + Engineering = Employment

Your opportunities for employment post-graduation are directly correlated with the fields you pursue and the activities in which you are engaged. Should I bother getting a college education? If this is what you are asking yourself, I suggest you re-frame the question. Ask yourself instead, “Should I bother going to college to pursue a degree […]

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E-Boards, Awesome Boards and Gigantic LCD Screens

Flyers, sidewalk chalk drawings, tweets and Facebook events are some of the usual suspects when it comes to campus promotional methods… but giant whiteboards? These days Student Ambassadors are deploying creative methods of reaching out to fellow students with the message that innovation and entrepreneurship are happening activities on campus. We first learned of the […]

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How to Pick Great Speakers

Who better to tell our Student Ambassadors how to pick great speakers than Matt Harvey of Stanford Technology Ventures Program. As Content and Communications Director at Stanford, Matt is responsible for finding some of the great speakers who come talk to Stanford engineers within the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series class. Most of these talks are made […]

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UTHSC Hosts TEDMEDLive Simulcast

From April 10 to 13, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted a TEDMEDLive Simulcast on its Memphis campus, inviting about 250 local health care professionals to participate in each day’s events.  TEDMED gathered 1,200 adventurous thinkers and doers from a wide array of medical and non-medical disciplines at the Kennedy Center for the […]

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Columbia University – TEDxColumbiaEngineering

TEDxColumbiaEngineering focused on the theme of “Innovating Social Change” will be held on November 29th, 2011. It will be a day devoted to spreading great ideas and inspiring innovation at Columbia University. We are planning for a crowd of more than 1,500 attendees for the three sessions. Although registration is not open yet, we are […]

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BU eClub is raising up a storm

The Boston University eClub really has its act together. I met with president Max Veggeburg to discuss TEDxBU “Students Startup America” and he was all for it. He and other eClub board members have organized the Boston Startup Weekend, to be hosted at BU! For a small fee, students spend the weekend meeting influential entrepreneurs […]

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Innovating for Innovation at Harvard

There has a been a boom of new student activity and faculty programs to promote innovation across the board.  This fall has already seen the opening of a brand new Harvard Innovation Laboratory across the river at the business school, and the start of a new student group called the Harvard Healthcare Innovation Club.  Both […]

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center- Making Memphis a Hotbed for Entrepreneurial Success

When you think about entrepreneurship, technology, start-up companies, and venture capital, there are several areas in the United States that come to mind: West coast cities such as San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, San Diego; east coast cities such as Boston, New York, Washington DC. Rarely, and certainly only within the past few years, […]

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Boston University – Working with other Event Organizers

First things first, you need a team to make your event happen. In a city like Boston, students looking to break into the entrepreneurial world are very willing to lend a hand. Sometimes they have a commercially successful graduate student in mind, sometimes they are excited by your event and want to help, other times […]

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Columbia University – Resources for Inventors and Innovators

So you’re a student with an idea for a start-up or invention. What do you do next?  The technology transfer office at your university will be one of your most valuable resources. At Columbia University, Tech Ventures helps launch an average of 10-12 start-up companies each year and can provide students and faculty with entrepreneurial […]