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Innovation Incubator Update - August 2020

Aug. 21, 2020

When the pandemic hit, those of us at the innovation incubator asked: How can we make a unique contribution to support our campus right now? Resulting from that question, two opportunities for critical community conversation arose. The Innovation & Resilience Conversation Series , co-hosted with the Center for Teaching &...

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Summer Interns Tackle Critical Campus Connection Challenge

June 29, 2020

This summer, in partnership with the Research and Innovation Office’s (RIO) Innovation and Entrepreneurship team and the College of Arts & Sciences Community Engagement initiative, the ASSETT Innovation Incubator has assembled a team of three undergraduate student interns to design and launch a campus-wide student challenge to tackle the question:...

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Innovation Incubator Update - May 2020

April 30, 2020

Incubator Presents at DBER This April the ASSETT Innovation Incubator made its debut to the CU STEM community while presenting at a Discipline Based Education Research (DBER) seminar. At this online event, a representative from each of the four incubator teams presented on the focus and the work of their...

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EMERGE 2020 Canceled Due to COVID

April 1, 2020

Unprecedented circumstances call for unexpected pivots Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the live EMERGE 2020: IDEATE event scheduled for Thursday, May 14, 2020 is canceled . We are currently brainstorming how we might still creatively pursue the intent of the event: To gather like-minded colleagues and community members to showcase...

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Letter from the Advisor - March 2020

March 9, 2020

Highlights of Student Multimodal Participatory Publishing Through my participation in ASSETT’s Innovation Incubator as a member of the Collective to Advance Multimodal Participatory Publishing (CAMPP) group, I have been exploring multimodal publishing collaborations with undergraduate students. A recent collaboration was with a visiting geology student from Middlebury College, Emmet Norris...

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Innovation Incubator Update - March 2020

March 3, 2020

House of Genius was a hit! In a university setting like ours the word “genius” conjures the persona of an award-winning, world-changing outlier who is leagues smarter than the rest of us. Certainly, many who fit this profile research and teach here. But House of Genius (HoG) is premised on...

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Save the Date: Innovation Incubator Conference on May 14

Jan. 17, 2020

UPDATE: The 2020 Innovation Incubator conference has been canceled due to COVID-19 mitigation. Stay tuned for information about other upcoming events! SAVE THE DATE! This spring, the ASSETT Innovation Incubator is hosting a daylong event focused on innovations in active learning and education technology. This free event is open to...

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Innovation Incubator Update - Fall 2019

Nov. 11, 2019

It’s hard to believe that it has been a full year since we initially called for letters of interest to launch the ASSETT Innovation Incubator! At that time, we couldn’t have predicted the level of enthusiasm that we would see from faculty, administrators, and even local community supporters. And we...

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Blair Young Named ASSETT Innovation Catalyst

Nov. 11, 2019

I am excited to announce that as of November 1, 2019, Blair Young has taken a new role on the ASSETT team. As the Innovation Catalyst, she will facilitate the work of the four Innovation Incubator project teams and serve as the main point of contact for the initiative. Blair...

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Innovation Incubator Update - August 2019

Aug. 20, 2019

Our Innovation Incubator project is entering a new phase. Last year we began with 47 proposals from 44 individuals across Arts and Sciences, and we ended the year with four groups focused on metacognition and mindfulness, collective multimodal publishing, integrating data science across the curriculum, and providing meaningful experiences for...

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