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Igniting Changemakers at Ashoka U Exchange 2019

Transforming higher education into a tool for social innovation was the theme of the Ashoka U Exchange conference. Five Fellows and UIF program co-directors Leticia Britos Cavagnaro and Humera Fasihuddin, held activities and attended sessions at the February 2019 event in San Diego, CA. Below are the Fellows’ reflections on the experience: All of us […]

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Forging Connections Across Cultures

75 members of the UIF community + an expanding innovation destination + beautiful sand and sun for miles = Eastern Hemisphere Meetup in the United Arab Emirates. Check out the materials and other resources from the event. Picture it: a place where you can go sand dune surfing, design a new innovation strategy for your […]

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Resources from the Fall 2017 Silicon Valley Meetup

Check out the photos, worksheets and other materials from the University Innovation Fellows Silicon Valley Meetup in November 2017.  Photos View on Flickr: UIF Silicon Valley Meetup, November 2017 View on Flickr: Photo Booth: UIF Silicon Valley Meetup, November 2017 Videos Spotify Playlists Here are the playlists with all of your favorite tunes! Chill playlist Dance […]

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Changing the World: Adventures at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

When Alexandra Seda, a University Innovation Fellow at Ohio Northern University, co-facilitated a workshop during Stanford University’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit, she met passionate changemakers from around the world. Here, she shares stories of five female entrepreneurs as well as her own journey of transformation. Applications for the University Innovation Fellows program are due October 31, 2016. by […]

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Collegiate Entrepreneurship – Learning through sharing and collaboration

    by Brandon Nolte University Innovation Fellow at SIU Carbondale Originally posted on his Linkedin   I’ve been wanting to write this article since I presented at the University Economic Development Associations Annual Summit with 4 other University Innovation Fellows.  This trip was one of the most eye-opening experiences since I decided to join the Fellows […]

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$31mm OculusVR Founders’ Gift to UMD Linked to Fellows

  Also in this post: Fellows Attend Mid-Atlantic Meetup To Learn and Discuss Strategies To Expand I&E — During the course of last month’s training, we learned there was an even stronger tie-in than we thought between our University Innovation Fellows at the University of Maryland (UMD) and the $31mm gift to the University by […]

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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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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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Free Online Courses To Ready the Entrepreneurial Mindset, According to Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassador-curated Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and Innovation Resources Stanford, MIT, Johns Hopkins and many others are offering free online classes to give learners independent opportunities to pursue education without the diploma, of course. Add, yes, there are many lists of free online courses, many of which are good and a bunch of which […]

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I-Start Makes Launching a Competition a Breeze

Student Ambassadors and University leaders take note, the Kauffman Foundation has made it a whole lot easier to get up and running with your own campus competition! I-Start is an online tool that allows anyone to set up and manage a business plan, business model or design competition. The Kauffman Foundation acquired the platform in […]

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Makers Earning $45K After High School, Our Future Innovators

Today show segment showcases exciting new program that’s ‘making makers’ within high school. According to the segment, The unemployment rate for people under the age of 25 is 16.2%, double the national average. A new program in Massachusetts is designed to train students in advanced manufacturing, robotics and precision machining to satisfy the predicted 100,000 […]