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Is Stanford still a university? | LinkedIn

Is Stanford still a university? | LinkedIn.

The End of Stanford?

Both of these short “editorial” pieces ask an interesting and somewhat philosophical question about the role of the university in student “entrepreneurship.” The linked articles (by Nicholas Thompson, editor at Newyorker. 806 more words


New WMU Device A Cut Above For Hard, Brittle Materials

KALAMAZOO — A new, high-tech device that generates intense pressure and  heat to cut extremely hard and brittle materials has been developed by Western Michigan University researchers. 662 more words


Free Agency Angst

First thing, I’ve meant to be more consistent with posting, but got caught up in launching a small “idea pitch” competition for students.  It was a good experience, and fun was had by all of course, but I didn’t see daylight for the past couple of months.  1,112 more words

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Innovation Celebration, New Initiative Boost MSU Spinout Efforts

EAST LANSING — Michigan State University’s technology transfer efforts got a boost Wednesday from a well-attended “Innovation Celebration” of university research displays, and the announcement of a third office to support turning research innovation into job-creating businesses. 764 more words


Technology Transfer…Taking the High Road?

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The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


O ye’ll tak’ the high road, and Ah’ll tak’ the low (road)

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University Technology Transfer and Unintended Consequences

In the social sciences, unintended consequences (sometimes unanticipated consequences or unforeseen consequences) are outcomes that are not the outcomes intended by a purposeful action. The concept has long existed but was named and popularised in the 20th century by American sociologist… 982 more words