Around 400 business and civic leaders will meet in Evanston this Wednesday for the 3rd annual Evanston MashUp business networking event. The event will go to a good cause as well as honor Northwestern University’s office of STEM Education partnerships. Continue reading here.
Northwestern University's Office of STEM Education Partnerships is getting recognition for promoting these education programs in the University.
The Northwestern-Argonne Institute for Science and Engineering is building a partnership with Nortwestern University, the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Fermilab, and other organizations and businesses to tackle some of the largest issues that we face today. The partnership seeks to bring the brightest minds of Chicagoland together to utilize an extremely advanced supercomputing facility to model problems, compute data, and visualize that data. Continue reading here.
Though five Big Ten Conference head coaches have Twitter accounts, the University of Illinois’ new head football coach Tim Beckman definately tweets the most. Twitter is just one of many technology tools the Illinois football recruiting team is using to obtain verbal commitments from upcoming high school stars, and it seems to be working. Continue reading here.
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign's head football coach Tim Beckman uses twitter and other technology to find and attract players for the 2013 recruiting class. AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Darrell Hoemann
Zoe Damacela, a fashion-design entrepreneur and sophomore at Northwestern University is using the web and social media to expand her clothing lines which are mainly sold online. Growing up on food stamps, Zoe Damacela is now CEO of a thriving apparel company. Continue reading here.
Zoe Damacela runs her own apparel company after winning 2nd place in a national competition that earned her a visit to the White House to meet President Obama. Photo from chicago.cbslocal.com credited to CBS
Ten autonomous robots will battle to win their designers a $1,000 prize at the 21st Annual Undergraduate Design Competition at Northwestern University. No remotes allowed. Continue reading here.
An image of the robot battles conducted at the 19th Annual Undergraduate Design Competition at Northwestern University in 2010. Image from mccormick.northwestern.edu