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    Science, comedy and country music: Notre Dame’s IDEA Week kicks off Monday

    The seven-day IDEA Week festival was founded by the University of Notre Dame as a way to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation in the South Bend-Elkhart region. This year's 60 different sessions will include more than 110 different speakers and panelists.

    South Bend Tribune

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    ND student startup to compete in elite Rice Business Plan

    An Innovation Park-startup founded by four University of Notre Dame undergraduate students was selected to compete in the 19th annual Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC), considered the world’s richest and largest student startup competitions. The event, set for April 4-6, features 42 teams from some of the world’s top universities vying for more than $1.5 million in prizes.

    Carol Elliott

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    The IDEA Center and IDEA Week: What’s the big idea?

    IDEA Week raises awareness of the IDEA Center and what kind of work they do, and it exhibits the University's goal that Notre Dame will continue to grow as a tier-one research university, becoming known for innovation and entrepreneurship.

    Gwen O'Brien

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    RESONADO: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry

    “It's time to introduce innovation to the sound industry to the point that the next generation will hardly know what a cone-shaped speaker is.”

    Idea Center, Nick Swisher

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    Undergraduate design student co-founds startup offering original, personalized songs

    While many students stress about homework and exams, junior Nicholas Lampson juggles a college workload and running a startup. Though running a business isn’t easy, especially while balancing their studies, Lampson and his co-founder, junior Ralph Moran, are able to find useful connections from their classes.

    Hailey Oppenlander

  • Podcast features Notre Dame’s Vamsi Kanuri ‘On Social Media and One in a Trillion Success’

    The sixth episode of season two, “On Social Media and One in a Trillion Success,” was released Thursday, Jan. 10, and features Vamsi Kanuri, assistant professor of marketing in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

    Ted Fox

  • Notre Dame opens design thinking-focused SAP Next-Gen Chapter

    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the opening of an SAP Next-Gen Chapter at the University of Notre Dame IDEA Center to help spread the principles of design thinking throughout Notre Dame and other academic institutions. This chapter is one of 100-plus SAP…

    Nick Swisher

  • Mitigating Risks In Countries With Poor IP Protection

    Life Science Leader, a business magazine for executives working in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device industries, wrote a feature story on Tim Hubbard's research on safeguarding R&D rights in risky countries. Hubbard is an assistant professor of management in the Mendoza College of Business.…

    Life Science Leader

  • Students research economic diversification

    A trio of Notre Dame MBA students were part of an internship program through the Bermuda Business Development Agency that paired them with three Bermudians for research on economic diversification.


  • Notre Dame Startup and McCloskey Winner, SecūrSpace, Selected for MassChallenge Boston’s 2018 Accelerator

    SecūrSpace, a University of Notre Dame startup and co-winner of the 2018 $50,000 McCloskey New Venture Competition grand prize, announced today that it has been selected to participate in the 2018 cohort of MassChallenge Boston, a nationally-ranked high-potential startup accelerator.  More than 1,600 startups applied to be part of MassChallenge’s 2018 Boston cohort—a record number—but only 128, including SecūrSpace, were selected. …

    Nick Swisher