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Aspiring student entrepreneurs pitch startups

By Stephen Nye

November 12, 2015


Filed under News

Touch-feedback, affordable prosthetic hands. A positive reinforcement app designed to stop texting and driving. A product designed to help find visually similar fashion products online.Aspiring student entrepreneurs gathered Wednesday to pitch their startups to fellow students, faculty and...

Engineering students create dolls to inspire young girls

Engineering students create dolls to inspire young girls

March 18, 2014


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It all started with a pack of gummy worms, a pressing competition deadline and two University students’ intent on changing the world. Just over a year later, Janna Eaves, junior in Engineering, and Supriya Hobbs, senior in Engineering, are competing for a second time in the Cozad New Venture Competition thro...