Members of the Epicenter team share their favorite books for educators and students interested in learning about entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity and design thinking.
April 13, 2016 - In special issue of AEE, Epicenter’s Tom Byers and Phil Weilerstein discuss the growth of innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering education, the development of the communities that have emerged to support this work, and identify challenges faced by this growing field.
November 30, 2015 - Epicenter's Victoria Matthew discusses two approaches that faculty often take when developing makerspaces at their schools.
What are pop-up classes and how can you get your own up and running? Professor Joseph Tranquillo from Bucknell University and Epicenter's Victoria Matthew share key questions to get you started.
July 8, 2015 - Epicenter’s Victoria Matthew shares nine insights she gathered from educators across the country.
July 7, 2015 - Download papers and materials from Epicenter community presentations at the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
April 24, 2015 - Play, learn, do: download a collection of games that help teach students about innovation and entrepreneurship, and then learn how to create your own unique games for your classroom.
April 1, 2015 - Student Amin Mojtahedi shares his 12 suggestions for creating innovation spaces after his trip to Silicon Valley for the Univeristy Innovation Fellows 2015 Annual Meetup.
November 12, 2014 - PhD student Bre Przestrzelski and Associate Professor John DesJardins from Clemson University have developed a human-sized business model canvas exercise for students.
August 11, 2014 - 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.
The University Innovation Fellows share their manifesto: "We believe students can change the world."
Download a collection of interactive games that can be used to teach concepts related to innovation and entrepreneurship.
The free iBook "Innovation Challenges: Mind Workouts for Teams" describes methods for teaching and promoting creativity, innovation and the entrepreneurial mindset.
Student Ambassador Sean Maroni created a giant triangular whiteboard as an interactive promotional tool for North Carolina State University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative.
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.
The Experiential Classroom clinic at Oklahoma State University provides faculty with the tools they need to teach entrepreneurship.
What do you look for when selecting a startup accelerator? Joel Hestness of 3 Day Startup shares some advice.
Entrepreneurship faculty learn how to build a successful startup, and how to teach the method to students, at the Lean LaunchPad Educators Program.
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
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.