Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015Union Alumni Connections Event
6-7:30 p.m., Michigan Union Pond Room
This will be an opportunity for students to speak with distinguished alumni in small groups. Featured alumni all have careers related to entrepreneurship in diverse ways, including all types of business, social, and community innovation.
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015Ideation for Impact: Health IT
Noon-4 p.m., BSRB Seminar Rooms
Do you have a health IT innovation? Have you tested your idea for initial customer feedback? Ideation for Impact: Health IT is a collaborative ideation session intended to teach the digital discovery process, provide customer insight via "speed-dating" interviews, and determine a plan of action for technology development. Register today
Thursday and Friday, Feb. 12-13, 2015HACK: Diversity in Tech
TechArb & Michigan League
Less than 10 percent of the tech industry workforce is black or Latino. Less than 13 percent of the industry is women. We believe that tech can hack its own problem. You're invited to HACK: DIVERSITY IN TECH. Whether it is an app, game, or website, we're looking for your ideas to engage minority youth in tech and entrepreneurship. Join as a pre-formed team or come on your own to form your team at the event. To sweeten the pot, we've arranged for prizes: $1000 to the first-place team and $500 to the second-place team!
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurship Winter Blast
5-7 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom
Come and experience innovation in action through hands-on demos and exhibits by students, professors, ventures, academic units, and student organizations. You'll also have a chance to win big awards, like a GoPro camera and ICE care packages to inspire the creator in you. Co-hosted by Innovate Blue and the Central Student Government's Commission on Student Innovation, the Winter Blast will showcase the ICE ecosystem's most exciting activities, resources, and involvement opportunities—all to help students turn their ideas into action. Register here