- Why Create a Spark?
- Pathways to Innovation
THIS WEEK'S SPARK
"Dream big and know
where you’re going."
- Dana Bowers
Many of the diseases we hear about these days are zoonotic – diseases that transfer from animals to people. Of these diseases, the pathogens most frequently at fault are RNA viruses. These viruses, which include avian influenza, SARS, and HIV, have RNA instead of DNA as their genetic material. Why zoonotic diseases? Why viruses? The answer lies in our changing relationship Read more
Today we live in a world where funding can come from a multitude of sources: friends, family, investors, and now crowdfunding. Alone Down There was fortunate enough to have such an amazing story that supporters on Kickstarter pushed the TV pilot past its funding goals. The production team was honest with its ideas and expectations and supporters all over the United Read more
The theme of IFBG in 2014 was “Creativity and Innovation.” The nine session speakers were all superb examples of the innovation that is happening in Kentucky. Speakers from Hitcents, Fruit of the Loom, Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Alltech, Connected Nation, and Kentucky Space addressed topics from product innovation to satellite design to economic collaboration. Dana Bowers, founder of iPay Technologies, explored her entrepreneurial Read more
From The Lane Report: "LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2014) – University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, as the principal investigator, will lead a multi-million-dollar initiative with Kentucky and West Virginia universities to increase underrepresented undergraduates studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). To increase minority student enrollment in the STEM fields alliance-wide by 15 percent by 2016 Read more
From edSurge: "Imagine, if you can, a school where students do not have specific teachers assigned to them, nor do teachers have specific students on their roster. Imagine a school where students come each day with a list of standards to work on and accomplish--right when they walk in the door. They can go to the teacher of their choice in Read more