introducing engineering students to entrepreneurship: q&a with faculty grantee Ranji Vaidyanathan
Ranji Vaidyanathan from Oklahoma State University uses entrepreneurship to show engineering students the real-world applications to their ideas.
the what, why, and how of a multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving
Jonathan Fay from University of Michigan highlights the what, why, and how of a multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving.
how collaboration can improve entrepreneurship education
According to Tom Katona, collaboration in entrepreneurship education is similar to the process of building a successful startup team.
Faculty Spotlight: Richard Niesenbaum from Muhlenberg College
We continue our series highlighting educators within the VentureWell network who are doing good work—faculty members who are catalyzing change in higher education and inspiring…
industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation
Industry and university collaboration produces groundbreaking research and innovation that solves complex problems, drives economic growth, and creates a more skilled workforce.
pop-up classes: a simple, effective approach to supporting young innovators
We’ve compiled some of the key elements to think about as you create your pop-up classes, and outlined a variety of options to keep in mind.
Faculty Spotlight: Julie Messing from Kent State University
Julie Messing from Kent State University is working to help all students, regardless of discipline, gain an entrepreneurial mindset.
Practical Ways to Integrate Principles of Environmental Responsibility into STEM Courses
Many faculty struggle to incorporate environmental responsibility into existing STEM courses. Jeremy Faludi explains how he did it—and how you can, too.
Entrepreneurship Activities on Campus: Helping Students Leverage the Power of an Ecosystem
Faculty play a key role in helping students identify campus entrepreneurship activities that most align with their personal and professional interests.
Active Learning Classroom Activities for Student Innovators
We’ve asked some of our faculty grantees to share their active learning exercises that you can use to help refine your own coursework for maximum impact.
Faculty Spotlight: Marc Facciotti from the University of California-Davis
Marc Facciotti from the University of California-Davis a strong advocate for creative work that is initiated by students or that is student-directed.
7 Class Exercises to Amplify Innovative Thinking
We curated a fresh new list of cutting-edge class exercises to incorporate into innovation and entrepreneurship curriculum.
Faculty Spotlight: Nordica MacCarty from Oregon State University
Nordica MacCarty from Oregon State University is helping students invent sustainable household energy systems for developing communities.
Faculty Spotlight: Khanjan Mehta from Lehigh University
Khanjan Mehta from Lehigh University is working to transform entrepreneurship education to focus on executing ideas, not just ideation.
Faculty Spotlight: Gary Brooking from Wichita State University
Gary Brooking from Wichita State University helps students develop a mindset that is open to understand broader issues to better solve problems.
OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem
The VentureWell OPEN 2019 conference was one for the books. Here’s a photo essay highlighting the engaging and inspiring conference.
Bioengineering Capstone Programs: 5 Ways to Maximize Impact
Bioengineering capstone programs help prepare students for real-world challenges in a way that is different from any traditional lab course.