Social Entrepreneurship Panel on Oct. 1

Join recent WFU alums Bentrice Jusu '13 (Both Hands: The Artlet), Bill Zandi '13 (Students Helping Students), Katarina Kesty '10 (Cataract Pack Organization), and Jonathan Williams '12 (Rural Entrepreneurship Lab) for a panel on social entrepreneurship. They'll discuss the rewards and challenges of running their own social venture at 6 p.m. October 1 in Pugh Auditorium.

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ICE Celebrates 10 Years

For the past decade, Wake Forest has supported education in Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE). This 10-year milestone marked a reason to CELEBRATE! On September 19 — during Homecoming — the StoryLine Bus came to campus to record stories about what the program has meant to students and alumni. Stay tuned for first hand accounts of the program's impact.

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2014/15 University Innovation Fellow

Congratulations to senior John Marbach, who is the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) University Innovation Fellow at Wake Forest for 2014-15. A Computer Science major, Marbach hails from Belle Mead, New Jersey, and is honored to be given the opportunity to promote creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship on campus.

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Creativity and Entrepreneurship: Changing Currents in Education and Public Life

While creativity and entrepreneurship may appear to be unlikely allies,they are increasingly intersecting to produce economic and social value in new and exciting ways.This groundbreaking volume examines how creativity and entrepreneurship can be used in conjunction to foster positive change and innovation, particularly in areas such as higher education and sustainable global development. CONGRATULATIONS Lynn Book and David Phillips on their collaboration.

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Follow CICE on Instagram!

CICE is now on Instagram! Follow for exciting events and opportunities! Username: cice_wfu.

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Lyle Estill Comes to Wake Forest Oct. 9

Environmentalist and social entrepreneur Lyle Estill will share his knowledge and experience in biofuels on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. in DeTamble Hall. This speaker event is co-sponsored by the Environmental Program.

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Student Entrepreneurs Creating Social Impact

Check out this video that highlights some of our social entrepreneurship students. They talk about their experiences and the impact our program at Wake Forest has had on them.

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Richard and Carolyn Riley Scholarship Recipient Announced!

CONGRATULATIONS Moria Lawlor who was awarded the Richard and Carolyn Riley Scholarship for 2014/15. This scholarship is funded through the generosity of Richard and Carolyn Riley through the endowed Richard and Carolyn Riley Fund for Entrepreneurship. The purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for undergraduate students in the Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship program who are participating in learning experiences related to their for-profit and not-for-profit entrepreneurial career interests.

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Student Entrepreneurs Highlighted in new ICE Video

Check out how some of your fellow classmates have put their ICE knowledge to work and get inspired!

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ICE News  

New Linked Course Initiative

The new Champions of Change Award for Sustainability in Teaching, Research and Engagement was given to Lynn Book and her faculty colleagues Angela Kocze and  Wanda Balzano in recognition for their development of two new linked courses on “Women and Entrepreneurship” within a larger initiative - "Women, Entrepreneurship, Food and Place" that Book organized featuring the first ICE Innovators in Re
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Keynote Speaker Urges Student Entrepreneurs to Embrace Opportunity and Uncertainty

 “The opportunity is there for you.  Embrace it.” These are the wise words from Mr. Dickerson Wright, the CEO of engineering consulting firm NV5, Inc.  We were honored to have Mr. Wright deliver the keynote speech at Wake Forest’s Ninth Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards Banquet on April 24, 2014. Mr. Wright, introduced by Vice President of Personal and Career Development An
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Biomimicry Design: finding solutions to real-world problems

Each fall the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute issues a Biomimicry Student Design Challenge focused on a real-world problem. Aimed at college and university students, the design challenge invites students to work collaboratively to apply biomimicry concepts and tools to arrive at a sustainable and innovative design solution.  This year’s challenge theme focused on life-friendly transportation solutions. Student te
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Franky's (Jewelry For A Cause)

Moria Lawlor, a junior Sociology major at Wake Forest, has just launched her own jewelry company, Franky’s. A young and vibrant entrepreneur, Moria’s motivation and passion for the launching of her brand stems from the heart. Her jewelry is designed for a cause, a cause that she holds very near and dear. About five years ago, Moria’s father, a former Economics professor at Wake Forest, was diagnosed
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