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Episode 28: Chris & Andrew, Alone Down There

Episode 28: Chris & Andrew, Alone Down ThereToday 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

IdeaFestival Bowling Green Photos

IdeaFestival Bowling Green Photos 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

Alliance of nine universities seeks to improve diversity in STEM fields

Alliance of nine universities seeks to improve diversity in STEM fieldsFrom 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

How a District Ended Student Dropouts with Personalized Learning

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Episode 27: Joe Tudor, Hitcents

Episode 27: Joe Tudor, HitcentsHis school teachers may hate to hear it, but Hitcents’ Art Director, Joe Tudor, believes his habit of daydreaming helped him land the perfect job. In fact, he claims dreams are the foundation of the company’s success. In an industry that demands an excess of new ideas, Joe explains how Hitcents stays ahead of the curve while keeping a steady drive Read more

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