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Share the Vision to highlight University's pipeline of innovation

Aerospace Engineering professor Soon-Jo Chung holds a quadcopter while speaking at Share the Vision 2013, an annual research and start-up showcase sponsored by the Office of Technology Management and EnterpriseWorks.
October 6, 2015

The University’s pipeline of innovation flows stronger each year. To highlight this research, the fourth-annual “Share the Vision” technology showcase will connect researchers and start-ups with...

A semester in the Capitol: junior pursues journalism internship at ABC

Molly Nagle, senior in Media, poses with her mentor, ABC's Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz, at the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner.
January 27, 2015

Comedian Tina Fey once said, “Say yes, and you’ll figure it out afterward.” These same words inspired Molly Nagle, senior in Media, when she decided to take a semester off school and travel halfway...

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus
December 3, 2014

With corporations like Google, Facebook, Dell and Reddit beginning out of college dorm rooms, many college students have the ambition and resources to leave a lasting impact on their university.  Nonprofit...

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus
October 15, 2014

Mia Kavensky and Ilana Steelman sat at a small table in the front room of Espresso Royale on Goodwin Avenue. An idea and a passion for the fashion industry brought them together for the first time.  Steelman...

University students among the most driven in U.S.

University students among the most driven in U.S.
September 8, 2014

It has been 10 years since arguably the most well-known dorm-room startup launched. In a dorm room at Harvard’s Kirkland House, Mark Zuckerberg’s 2004 creation of Facebook continues to be a benchmark...

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release
May 6, 2014

He just might have the coolest pair of glasses on campus. Josh Doil, senior in LAS, has fitted his prescription lenses to Google Glass, a hands-free technology device that allows many of the same functions...

425,000 and growing: University alumni continue to span a variety of fields

Dianne Mohr, a 2011 alumna, worked with wild animals during her senior year study abroad trip to South Africa.
May 6, 2014

Graduation day can be a time for current students to look back on their college memories, but it can also be a time for University alumni to reflect on how much they have accomplished since their own days...

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