Entrepreneurial Summer Fellows Bring Their Experiences Back to Campus

By Taylor Borden, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship This past summer, many Wake Forest students took the time to pursue hands-on experiences in a variety of entrepreneurial endeavors through different internship opportunities. With all undergraduates back on campus after a long and busy summer break, there is still constant buzzing about all… Read more »

Paúl Pauca appointed the Lelia and David Farr Faculty Chair of Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Dr. Paúl Pauca, professor of computer science, is taking the reigns as faculty director of the ICE program.  Professor Pauca’s specialized interests are in computational imaging science, data analysis, mobile computing, and entrepreneurship with applications in space surveillance (detecting and identifying man-made objects orbiting the Earth), remote sensing through LiDAR and hyperspectral imaging, biometric identification,… Read more »

Wake Forest Students Compete in Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship On Wednesday, May 11, five Wake Forest University students will participate in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, an annual team competition that addresses critical sustainability issues with nature-inspired solutions. Sumi Mahajan (’16), Pascal Dangtran (’16), Andrew Barth (’16), Chirag Patel (’16) and Meagan Rosenberg… Read more »

CICE Recognizes Outstanding Entrepreneurs

On April 21, Wake Forest’s Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship honored the University’s outstanding entrepreneurs at the Annual ICE Excellence Celebration. Ricky Van Veen (’03), the co-founder of CollegeHumor, Vimeo, and BustedTees, was presented with the 2016 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award. You can read more about Van Veen’s keynote address and his award here…. Read more »

Mission: Educate Bahamas – ESE Graduate Makes a Difference

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Alexis Tsavoussis (’15), an English major with Economics and ESE minors, grew up in the Bahamas until the age of six, but continued to travel to the Bahamas often to spend school breaks and summers with her family. Five years ago as a senior… Read more »

Ricky Van Veen Honored at the 2016 ICE Excellence Awards Celebration

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship “If everything you do is a success, I’m willing to bet you haven’t risked much.” – Ricky Van Veen On Thursday, April 21, Ricky Van Veen (’03), a Wake Forest graduate and the co-founder of CollegeHumor, BustedTees, and Vimeo, joined Provost Rogan Kersh for… Read more »

The ACC’s Entrepreneurs Battle it Out in the Inaugural ACC InVenture Prize

The ACC’s Entrepreneurs Battle it Out in First Inaugural ACC InVenture PrizeBy Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship On April 5th and 6th, 2016, Georgia Tech University hosted the inaugural ACC InVenture Prize, an innovation competition featuring the best student teams of the ACC. Each ACC university was invited to send one… Read more »

Haven: Fearlessness Reimagined – TEDxWakeForestU 2016

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship  On February 20, 2016, Wake Forest University hosted its fifth annual TEDxWakeForestU event. The theme of this year’s conference, Haven: Fearlessness Reimagined, captured speakers’ unique perspectives on what it means to find security and solace. Over 1,300 students, faculty, and community members gathered in Wait… Read more »

Discovering the World of Apps

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship On Wednesday, February 24, Entrepreneur-in-Residence Greg Pool shared his experiences in the “world of apps” with students interested in building their own mobile application or curious about the life cycle of an app. Pool, a self-proclaimed “serial entrepreneur,” has been involved with many technological… Read more »