On December 1, 2012, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is holding the first annual Tar Heel Innovation Challenge (THInC). We are a science competition, hosted by the university and run entirely by our most talented science students. We hope to challenge high school students with our challenging fundamental and applied science problems
YES Opinion | NO Opinion | YES and NO Opinion | VOTE YES: Noah Wasserman Source: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204603004577267271656000782.html Are there elements of entrepreneurship that can’t be…
Fourteen startup companies based on innovations at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present at the annual Emerging Company Showcase on April 18.
“A high-impact, problem-based approach to the world’s biggest problems that produces measurable results in terms of public benefit,” (Engines of Innovation pg 31). This is the definition of entrepreneurial science, but the question remains, can it be achieved in the academia environment? Not only is it plausible, it has in fact already happened in some labs.
America’s research universities can make a profound difference in the battle to rebuild the country’s economy and its middle class. With over 250 billion in endowment, research universities are the crown jewels of our society.