Episode 40: Entrepreneurship at WKU

Episode 40: Entrepreneurship at WKU If you're a student who has entrepreneurial aspirations, WKU offers a vast array of resources to help you develop and grow your business: degree programs, pitch competitions, business plan development workshops, an entrepreneur speaker series, and much more! In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with Dr. Dawn Bolton and Dr. Whitney Peake of the WKU Center for Read more

Mars Rover: High school students simulate Mars expeditions

Mars Rover: High school students simulate Mars expeditions From the News and Tribune: Sixteen-year-old Meghan Sturgeon already has a handle on what she wants to be when she grows up: an engineer. Although her high school doesn't offer much in the way of engineering exposure outside of some math and science classes that may be required for it, she got the opportunity —along with 44 other students from across Southern Read more

Is STEM education being left behind?

Is STEM education being left behind? Just last month, President Obama had this to say during the second annual White House Astronomy Night: "Some of you might be on your way to Mars," the president told the crowd of future astronauts and scientists. "America can do anything! We just gotta keep on encouraging every new generation to explore and invent and create and discover. We got to Read more

Education secretary highlights importance of STEM

Education secretary highlights importance of STEMFrom Valley Central: U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited the Rio Grande Valley to speak to students at Student Leadership Day at HESTEC in Edinburg. Duncan highlighted the importance of STEM education and reminded students that technology helps mold the future. "I want all of you to think not just about Apple products but creating Apple products and working for Apple, Read more

Scientists Successfully Create Brain-to-Brain Link

Scientists Successfully Create Brain-to-Brain LinkImagine a future where you could transmit a unique feeling, a hard-to-translate thought process, or precise motor movements via a neural pattern from your brain to someone else’s brain, sharing what can’t otherwise be easily communicated. This is the goal of new research conducted at the University of Washington (UW). In the UW experiment, published in PLOS ONE, subjects played a Read more



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