Topic: innovation

University develops plan to spur state economic innovation

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University develops plan to spur state economic innovation

October 19, 2018 0 comments

In an effort to strengthen ties to the Rhode Island community and promote dynamic economic growth, the University partnered with the government, industry and other universities to launch the Brown and the Innovation Economy initiative June 28.

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Science & Research Roundup, Oct. 5

October 4, 2018 0 comments

At first glance, it could be easy to dismiss a patch in the Guatemalan jungle as just trees and plants. But after extensive analysis of a region spanning more than 2,100 square kilometers, a team of researchers has discovered an expansive ancient Mayan civilization overrun by the surrounding flora.

University on track to meet sustainability goals

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University on track to meet sustainability goals

September 13, 2018 0 comments

The University is on track to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 42 percent below 2007 levels by 2020, according to Stephen Porder, assistant provost for sustainability and associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.

The Hyundai Visionary Challenge invites students to submit research in an effort to promote smart mobility. The competition’s themes include biology-inspired mobility and digital phenotyping.

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Hyundai, University tackle research challenge

September 13, 2018 0 comments

On Sept. 10, the submissions portal for the Hyundai Visionary Challenge opened exclusively to University students, alums and teaching faculty members.

University holds tenth annual Space Horizons workshop

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University holds tenth annual Space Horizons workshop

February 11, 2018 0 comments

This past weekend, students, faculty and aerospace professionals gathered in Barus and Holley to participate in the tenth annual Space Horizons workshop.

Entrepreneurial magazine covers new companies

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Entrepreneurial magazine covers new companies

February 11, 2018 0 comments

InnovationFWD — an online publication primarily run by undergraduates that focuses on entrepreneurial pursuits — ­­­has launched one of its six sites at the University.

David Schwartz ‘09 co-founded Real Food Challenge, an organization that encourages universities to provide locally-sourced food to students.

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New Taubman Fellows focus on disaster relief, agriculture

February 4, 2018 0 comments

This semester, Angela Blanchard and David Schwartz ’09 are bringing their experiences as entrepreneurs and change-makers to the University as Taubman Fellows and Social Entrepreneurs in Residence through the Swearer Center for Public Service.