Episode 39: IF Aerospace

Episode 39: IF AerospaceIF Aerospace focuses on the fast-growing, but little known, aerospace industry in Kentucky, which brought in $5.6 billion in 2013 and is projected to grow at an astonishing pace. Kentucky ranks third in the nation in aerospace exports, behind only Washington and California, and has potential to climb higher in coming years thanks to the dedicated research in universities across Read more

Episode 38: Alltech Rebelation

Episode 38: Alltech RebelationHave you heard of Alltech Rebelation? Here's the pitch: Are you ready for a once-in-a-lifetime conference, merging science, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business and marketing? Be the revolutionary your business needs. Be a REBEL. Join us this May in Lexington, Kentucky, for the Alltech REBELation, where you will be inspired and re-energized in life and in business. In this episode of the Innovation Update, Read more

Episode 37: Jeff Hook, Kentucky Innovation Network

Episode 37: Jeff Hook, Kentucky Innovation NetworkJeff Hook is the Director of the WKU Center for Research and Development and the Director of Operations for the Bowling Green Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network. The network, which launched in 2001, works to create a network of business leaders and mentors that encourage relationships, grow companies new and existing, and create jobs. It has raised over $785 million Read more

Google's Education on Air

Google's Education on AirMay 8 & 9, 2015 Join us for a free online conference. You have the best seat in the house (your own!) to learn with other educators. Explore the conference schedule below. Day 1 Panel: What are the skills of the future? (9:00 AM CDT) LeVar Burton: Inspiring learners with the power of storytelling (10:25 AM) Lord Puttnam: Getting our priorities straight (10:35 AM) Lisa Bodell: Read more

Episode 36: Lachlan Gilbert

Episode 36: Lachlan Gilbert Lachlan Gilbert is a freshman at WKU and attended the inaugural IdeaFestival Bowling Green on February 28, 2014. It was there he developed an idea that has now been funded through the Buck$ for Bright Ideas contest and is eligible to receive more prize money this year. In this episode of the Innovation Update, Lachlan talks about the process of bringing Read more


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