Grant Program Supports Social Founders and Changemakers

The Magnuson Center is supporting socially inspired entrepreneurship and engaging with global challenges, beginning with a new grant program. The Magnuson Center is supporting five individuals engaging with global social entrepreneurship challenges through a new program, the Social Founders and Changemakers for Impact grant. “This grant is meant to be providing greater access and individual…

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Photography Exhibit Challenges Students to Consider Environmental Impact of Innovation

The Magnuson Center’s Social Entrepreneurship Program worked with the Hood Museum to create an exhibit that highlighted the tension between innovation and sustainability. Students and staff gathered last week at the Hood Museum of Art to consider a selection of environmental photography curated to facilitate a discussion about the impact of entrepreneurship and innovation on…

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From Class Project to Y Combinator

Dartmouth graduates Alex Danilowicz and Teddy Ni, both D’19, started working together in computer science class. Now, they’re participating in Y Combinator as a team. When Alex Danilowicz and Teddy Ni first started working together along with a team of Dartmouth undergraduates in CS 52, they had no idea that their class project would change…

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Dartmouth Joins Hub Focused on Rural Innovation

The college will work with other institutions that comprise the I-Corps Hub, an initiative from the National Science Foundation. Dartmouth College has been named a member of the Interior Northeast Hub in a recent award by the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps), an immersive entrepreneurial training program. Dartmouth has a longstanding relationship with the…

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Balancing Academics and Entrepreneurship, with Dr. Kevin Gardner

As a scientist and biotech innovator, Gardner has learned about balancing the demands of academia and enterprise. A few years ago, Kevin Gardner was the founder of a biotech company, Optologix, Inc. The technology from the company had emerged fairly directly from Gardner’s research and had commercial potential. But Gardner was trying to bring the…

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Building Backward to Biotech

Author, consultant and biotech cofounder Stephanie Wisner spoke with the Third Cohort of the The Dartmouth Innovations Accelerator for Cancer (DIAC) about the importance of approaching innovation with the end goal in mind. When Stephanie Wisner was studying chemistry and chemical biology at Cornell University, she was always mindful of how her research might ultimately…

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Digital Health Summit Brings Together Leaders In Digital Therapeutics

The Summit will focus on the future of clinically validated digital healthcare. Players from across the healthcare industry — including providers, payers, researchers, regulators and investors — will converge on Hanover Wednesday, November 2 for a digital health summit entitled “Clinically Validated Digital Therapeutics: Paths to Deployment.” The event, hosted by the Center for Technology…

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