Archive for category University Policy

University Economic Development Association (UEDA)

The Academic Entrepreneur would like to highlight the University Economic Development Association (UEDA), a non-profit (501 C 3) organization in the United States that is pursuing international expansion.  This NGO is doing great things in the realm of economic development, bettering the university’s role in its region and community through best practice sharing,  knowledge exchange, […]

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Cornell University’s NYC Tech receives another $100 million gift

This time former Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated $100 million himself to Cornell NYC Tech it was announced. Reprint of article is below from 17 June 2015 The Verge See the full article here: http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/17/8795009/bloomberg-cornell-tech-donation-100-million —————————- Bloomberg donates $100M to New York City’s tech island campus Cornell Tech offers ‘startup postdocs’ to build new tech businesses Billionaire and […]

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Makerspaces Matter – Repost from the University of Victoria

The following article “Makerspaces Matter” was reposted from the website of the University of Victoria and was written by Tara Sharpe. here is the url: http://ring.uvic.ca/news/makerspaces-matter This article is substantially relevant to the mission and content of this blog, The Academic Entrepreneur, thus its chosen for reposting in order that a wider audience might benefit from […]

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Lessons from Iceland for Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and Sooke

This article is reposted from the Sooke Pocket News and was published on 11 April 2015. Lessons from Iceland for Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and Sooke By Michael Clouser With the recent visit by Kinder Morgan to the Sooke Council, and the recent referendum in Sooke regarding the passage of oil tankers through the […]

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Stiglitz Challenge to Higher Education in Scotland – Overview of Talk in Edinburgh

This blog article was published by The Bella Calendonia blog on the 30th of August, 2014.   Stiglitz enlightened challenge to Scottish Education BY BELLACALEDONIA on AUGUST 30, 2014 • ( 8 ) By Douglas Robertson Last week Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics, set out the case for public, not private funding of tertiary education […]

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