Activity Guide: Living the Business Model Canvas

Activity Guide: Living the Business Model Canvas

By Epicenter | Exercise
PhD student Bre Przestrzelski and Associate Professor John DesJardins from Clemson University have developed a human-sized business model canvas exercise for students.
Open Source Movement Fuels Global Innovation, STEM Students Report

Open Source Movement Fuels Global Innovation, STEM Students Report

By Epicenter | Advice
Students in the University Innovation Fellows program share their thoughts on Elon Musk’s release of Tesla Motors patents, and how the open source movement can impact innovation. 
Looking for Your Next Disruptive Technology? Try Student Competitions

Looking for Your Next Disruptive Technology? Try Student Competitions

By Epicenter | Competition
View a list compiled by Jay R. Goldberg and Phil Weilerstein of national student design competitions that emphasize innovative medical devices and technologies.
Epicenter Research Papers from ASEE 2014

Epicenter Research Papers from ASEE 2014

By Epicenter | Tool
Download Epicenter's research papers presented at ASEE 2014.
How the Maker Movement Can Change Higher Education

How the Maker Movement Can Change Higher Education

By Epicenter | Advice
We asked University Innovation Fellows how universities can benefit from having students take part in the maker movement. Here’s what they had to say.
How to Create an On-Campus Innovation Space

How to Create an On-Campus Innovation Space

By Epicenter | Advice
University Innovation Fellow Jared Karp shares how he and his peers founded the Design Engineering Collaborative at UC Berkeley.
University Innovation Fellows Manifesto

University Innovation Fellows Manifesto

By Epicenter | Perspective

The University Innovation Fellows share their manifesto: "We believe students can change the world."

Technical Brief: U.S.-Based Entrepreneurship Programs for Undergraduate Engineers

Technical Brief: U.S.-Based Entrepreneurship Programs for Undergraduate Engineers

By Epicenter | Tool
The Epicenter research teams shares an overview of their approach and key takeaways in their study of the scope, development, goals and pedagogies of U.S. entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate engineers.
A TEDxUniversity Guide

A TEDxUniversity Guide

By Epicenter | Advice
University Innovation Fellow Jack Goodwin shares 10 tips on how to hold a TEDx at your school.
Student Entrepreneurship and Innovation Wiki

Student Entrepreneurship and Innovation Wiki

By Epicenter | Tool
University Innovation Fellows launch a public online platform for students across the country to share information about how to spark an entrepreneurial movement at their schools.
How to Run a Design Bootcamp

How to Run a Design Bootcamp

By Epicenter | Workshop
Engineering professor Joe Tranquillo shares the lessons he learned hosting a 10-day workshop that gave engineering students an opportunity to tackle one of the NAE’s Grand Challenges.
Epicenter Online Courses

Epicenter Online Courses

By Epicenter | Curriculum
Epicenter's online courses and content aim to enhance the educational experience in entrepreneurship and innovation.
OPEN 2013 Conference Resources

OPEN 2013 Conference Resources

By Epicenter | Tool
Download papers and resources from Epicenter's research session at OPEN 2013 as well as a selection of papers from related OPEN sessions.
Entrepreneurship Games

Entrepreneurship Games

By Epicenter | Exercise

Download a collection of interactive games that can be used to teach concepts related to innovation and entrepreneurship.

Survey Results: Innovation & Entrepreneurship Communities

Survey Results: Innovation & Entrepreneurship Communities

By Epicenter | Tool
The first national survey of innovation and entrepreneurship living-learning programs examined recruitment, operations, programming and more.
Alumni Innovation Survey Tool

Alumni Innovation Survey Tool

By Epicenter | Tool
A recent Stanford survey of alumni demonstrates the impact of innovation and entrepreneurship on the local and global economy.
How to Teach a Painstorming Exercise

How to Teach a Painstorming Exercise

By Epicenter | Exercise
Jonathan Weaver, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy, shares an exercise he uses to help engineering students recognize opportunity and identify problems.
Innovation Challenges iBook

Innovation Challenges iBook

By Epicenter | Exercise

The free iBook "Innovation Challenges: Mind Workouts for Teams" describes methods for teaching and promoting creativity, innovation and the entrepreneurial mindset.

How to Build an eBoard

How to Build an eBoard

By Epicenter | Tool

Student Ambassador Sean Maroni created a giant triangular whiteboard as an interactive promotional tool for North Carolina State University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Free Online Entrepreneurship Courses

Free Online Entrepreneurship Courses

By Epicenter | Tool

There are plenty of courses to keep those with an interest in entrepreneurship busy this fall. We’ve rounded up the details on nine free online entrepreneurship courses.

An Experiential Education

An Experiential Education

By Epicenter | Workshop

The Experiential Classroom clinic at Oklahoma State University provides faculty with the tools they need to teach entrepreneurship.

Selecting a Startup Accelerator

Selecting a Startup Accelerator

By Epicenter | Advice

What do you look for when selecting a startup accelerator? Joel Hestness of 3 Day Startup shares some advice.

Lean LaunchPad

Lean LaunchPad

By Epicenter | Workshop

Entrepreneurship faculty learn how to build a successful startup, and how to teach the method to students, at the Lean LaunchPad Educators Program.

Innovation Tournament

Innovation Tournament

By Epicenter | Competition

Engineering students can learn how to leverage resources and take actions to create value, by participating in an innovation tournament. An innovation tournament is a

Living Innovation

Living Innovation

By Epicenter | Profile

Student residents of the Innovation Living-Learning Community at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign live entrepreneurship 24/7, taking advantage of workshops, resources and a creative work space.