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.
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.
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.
Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education
What are the topics and challenges in I&E education that should be addressed between now and 2025?
Faculty Spotlight: Scott Shrake from Colorado State University
For Scott Shrake, teaching allows him to interact with students who believe that everything is possible and recognize that failure is temporary.
Intensive Design Experience: Preparing Engineering Students for the Real World
An intensive design experience simulates a high-performance team situation to show students what it takes to succeed in the workforce or as an entrepreneur.
How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business
With the right training and support, battery innovators can hold to their environmentally responsible values even in this super-charged competitive space.
Faculty Spotlight: Dustyn Roberts from Temple University
Professor Roberts strives to create classroom environments and session plans that enable a-ha moments for students.
What We’re Reading: 6 Recommended Innovation and Entrepreneurship Books
Faculty grantees and VentureWell thought leaders shared their must-read innovation and entrepreneurship books that are worth adding to your library.
Faculty Spotlight: Robbie Nock
Robbie Nock of ArtCenter College of Design provides students with the necessary skills to grow new ventures and thrive in rapidly changing industries.
Promoting a Growth Mindset When Teaching Entrepreneurship
Sarah Zappe from Pennsylvania State University outlines ways faculty can promote a growth mindset in their innovation and entrepreneurship students.