University of Maryland Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program: Student Perspectives

Made by students for students, this video describes the academics, community, opportunities and experience of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at the University of Maryland, College Park. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program (EIP) provides University of Maryland Honors College freshmen and sophomores with an interdisciplinary, living and learning education to help build the entrepreneurial mindsets, skill sets, and relationships invaluable to developing innovative, impactful solutions to today’s problems

The Global Achievement Gap: 7 Skills Students Need For The Future

Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group has identified what he calls a “global achievement gap,” which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have skills of the future: * Critical thinking and problem-solving * Collaboration across networks and leading by influence * Agility and adaptability * Initiative and entrepreneurialism * Effective oral and written communication * Accessing and analyzing information * Curiosity and imagination For more info please visit:

A Practical Pressure Sensitive Computer Keyboard

Contest Details: A Practical Pressure Sensitive Computer Keyboard Paul H. Dietz, Benjamin Eidelson, Jonathan Westhues and Steven Bathiche The Applied Sciences Group Microsoft Corporation One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052 USA {paul.dietz, benjamin.eidelson, jonathan.westhues, stevieb}

TUI.TAR: UIST 2011 Student Innovation Contest Entry

TUITAR An air guitar-inspired tangible user interface for digital music creation and performance. Team Members: Lara Helm ’12 Casey Grote ’14 Emily Lin ’14 Karen Su ’14 Advisor: Dr. Orit Shaer Wellesley College

City Year: Mentors for Students

How can we keep our students in school and on track? City Year was founded on the innovative approach that young people are in the best position to help students and improve education in this country