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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate for Undergraduates Approved by A&S Council

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Aspiring inventors, artists, academics, entrepreneurs and social innovators will now find greater opportunities to pursue their interests through the Duke curriculum through a new undergraduate certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Social Entrepreneurs Gather to Discuss Global Health Innovations- Duke Today on the SEAD Symposium

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Solar-powered suitcases filled with medical care for African villages. Tuberculosis centers operating out of temples and shops in India. A system to identify counterfeit drugs before they reach poor families.

On Friday, the people behind these…

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Duke Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Faculty Learning Institute

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Wednesday, May 7th, 10:00am-3:00pm (location TBA)

Are you interested in learning more about social innovation and entrepreneurship and potentially incorporating these areas into your teaching and work?
Please join us for a one-day workshop…

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Mixing the arts with entrepreneurship

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DURHAM, NC – The 18 Duke students enrolled in an arts entrepreneurship course this semester are majoring in everything from electrical engineering to international comparative studies. Just two are studying the arts.

And that’s the point. While…

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Duke StartupConnect

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StartupConnect, Duke’s inaugural startup career fair, brought more than 20 startup employers and 250 students together for networking on Duke’s campus. The event, open to Duke students as well as invited guests from the UNC Minor in…

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Duke’s StartupConnect Attracts Distinguished Guests, Hundreds of Attendees

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Students interested in careers in innovation and entrepreneurship had the opportunity to network and learn from more than 20 startup employers during the inaugural StartupConnect event held February 20, 2014, at Gross Hall. The event, which was open…

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Tobacco Road Rapproachment

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A recent issue of ID8 Nation, an online magazine presented by entrepreneurship.org, featured  an exploration of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Triangle region of North Carolina.  In this video included on the site, Eric Toone, Director of…

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The Meaning of "Social Entrepreneurship"

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Author: J. Gregory Dees
Original Draft: October 31, 1998
Reformatted and revised: May 30, 2001

The idea of “social entrepreneurship” has struck a responsive chord. It is a phrase well suited to our times. It combines the…

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Ajmera Appointed Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Duke

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DURHAM, NC - Maya Ajmera, who founded the non-profit Global Fund for Children while a graduate student at Duke, has been appointed the university’s first social entrepreneur in residence.

Ajmera will engage with all levels of the Duke community…

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Tito Bohrt

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Throughout his Duke undergraduate career, Tito Bohrt developed and launched numerous companies, including ShelfRelief, a peer-to-peer used textbook marketplace, and SaleSource, a company working with Citrix to place fresh American talent in his…

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Rachael Chong

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Rachael Chong began her career in investment banking, seeking to acquire finance and business expertise with the hope of applying those skills to the problem of poverty. Driven by her desire to do social good, Chong left the corporate world and…

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Doing Better: Triangle companies use internal innovation labs to drive growth

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If you’re like us, looking at your cellphone bill each month inevitably makes you think, “surely, this could be cheaper.” Yet the incumbent mobile carriers have had a lock on the market, until recently.

Leveraging Wi-Fi technology and…

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Dan Kimberg

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Dan Kimberg collaborated with the Durham community to create Student U, an organization that empowers middle and high school students in the Durham Public Schools to develop the academic skills and personal well-being needed to beat the statistics…

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HackDuke produces innovative technology

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HackDuke, the first 24-hour hack-a-thon at Duke, assembled students and individuals from the American tech community earlier this month, resulting in innovative new technology created in just a day.

There were 102 projects and approximately 540…

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