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E-Society Executive Board Applications Now Available

Applications for the Entrepreneurship Society (E-Society) are now available for the 2014-2015 academic year.  As part of a commitment to redefine the Entrepreneurship Society and how the Entrepreneurship Society assists the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship and the University in its mission, the application process has changed slighly from years past. In addition to the online application, read more

Key Elements of a Life Sciences Start Up

On Thursday, March 27th, President and CEO of Clearside Biomedical, Daniel White, paid a visit to Wake Forest’s campus as part of the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship’s E-Lab Speaker Series. Mr. White spoke to the key elements that are required for a Life Sciences Start-up, outlining a step-by-step game plan for young entrepreneurs looking to break into the industry. He began by pos read more

ICE Innovation Visionary Speakers Series: Spring 2014

ICE Innovation Visionary Speakers Series Spring 2014 ICE is excited to announce this special series, organized by Lynn Book (Theatre and Dance/ ICE) that shines a light on creativity and innovation ‘visionaries’. Abigail Child, internationally renowned filmmaker, media artist, poet and theorist, and Dr. Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, an associate professor of Women's Studies and English at Penn State University, read more

Spring 2014 New Venture Seed Grants Announced

The spring 2014 New Venture Seed Grants have been announced! All of the individuals were required to go through an application process in which they presented their plans and proposals to a grant committee consisting of faculty and administrators.  Thirteen proposals were selected to receive funding to help the students with marketing, and/or prototype or product development. Congratulations to these recipients! read more

Women, Entrepreneurship, Food and Place: Spring 2014 Innovators in Residence

Margaret Norfleet-Neff and Salem Neff, founders and directors of Beta Verde, a ‘home sown’ good food Winston-Salem enterprise, are the spring 2014 Innovators in Residence for Wake Forest’s Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Program.  Margaret and Salem are part of a larger campus initiative on Women, Entrepreneurship, Food and Place, organized by ICE Associate Director, Lynn Book, that read more

TEDxWakeForestU 2014: Daring to Endeavor

On Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 TEDx made its third appearance on Wake Forest’s Reynolda Campus. A community of innovators, entrepreneurs and critical thinkers gathered in Wait Chapel, including Wake Forest students, faculty, staff and members of the surrounding Piedmont Triad community. This year’s event was very successful both in the overall experience and the number of registered attendees (a total of 1,05 read more

Olivier Magny: "The Jamie Oliver of Wine"

“There are a lot of options out there – be bold enough to pursue them.” -- Olivier Magny On the evening of Thursday, February 6th, French Wine Specialist, Olivier Magny spoke to students and faculty as part of this semester’s ‘Innovator’s Talk’ series. Award-winning sommelier, best-selling author, host of his own television series, and consultant to clients ranging from Hotel read more

Summer Opportunities Abroad

Arts, Entrepreneurship and Social Change: Wake, Berlin & Beyond. This exciting and immersive course will take place from July 8th-August 2nd and is designed to give students hands-on experience exploring the dynamic world of arts entrepreneurship at a local and global level. After two weeks at Wake, we’ll spend two weeks in Berlin, experiencing one of the leading edge cities in the world and the social read more

Social Entrepreneurship Class Challenges Students with Community Practicum

Last December, as most Wake Forest students crowded the library in preparation for final exams, Jan Detter’s social entrepreneurship students left the confines of campus for the Winston-Salem community. Instead of a traditional exam or presentation, the students’ final grade in Detter’s class was based on a practicum – a group project that aids a community not-for-profit. The practicum embodi read more

Huge Win for Hlebowitsh

Congratulations to Wake Forest junior Nikolai Hlebowitsh, a young and budding entrepreneur and computer science and economics major. Hlebowitsh, along with his teammates Christine Briere, Matt Stevens, and Nicole White took first place in the 2013 Deloitte Battle of the Beltway business case competition for their unique and sustainable solution in managing a national disaster management agency’s high-value ass read more
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