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IdeaFestival 2014 #10: Disruptive Thinking, Ideation & Art Creation: Interrupt, Confuse & Transform the Common Sense of Practices – Sam Van Aken

Sam Van Aken Friday, October 3, 2014, 10.30-11.30am, (Kentucky Center) Sam Van Aken’s approach to ideation and art making follows a highly disruptive process that interrupts, confuses and transforms the common sense of practices; the established order of things. This … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival 2014 #9: Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation – Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution

Average is Over Tyler Cowen Friday, October 3, 2014, 9-10am, Kentucky Center   George Mason University economist and author Tyler Cowen explains why being satisfied with “pretty good” in today’s innovation-driven, hyper-competitive world can quickly become a fast track to … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival Bowling Green: Creativity & Innovation – schedule, background & keynote: Dreams and Dreamers: How to Innovate Like Walt Disney and the Pixarians (Bill Capodagli)

More information Schedule Innovate the Pixar Way: Business Lessons from the World’s Most Creative Corporate Playground, Bill Capodagli 2009 Event to showcase innovation in Ky., Monica Spees, Bowling Green Daily News, Feb 25, 2014

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IdeaFestival Bowling Green at WKU: Creativity & Innovation – volunteer opportunities & contest to win free tickets

Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 8.30am – 4.15pm, Downing Student Union (DSU) Auditorium Great volunteer opportunities! Sign up here today! Contest to win free tickets to the IdeaFestival We are giving out 10 free tickets to IdeaFestival ($10 value each) The … Continue reading

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IdeaFestival: Stay curious

Dr. Leslie Baylis, Assistant Director of the Honors College and CE/T advisor, and four students – Cody Hutchins, Emily Bouchard, Nate Blankenship, and Nefertiti Dukes – are currently attending the IdeaFestival in Louisville. Dr. Baylis says that she has had … Continue reading

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‘How 20 seconds can change your life’

Absolutely every single educator/mentor should read this, and every one of us should try to be this. (Maria Popova in her tweet about her post on Glaser) The story of “how 20 seconds can change your life” he relays at … Continue reading

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FREE 3 hour Honors Colloquium HON 300 Innovate Kentucky Seminar in January 2014!

Term:  January 2014 Instructor:  J. Krist Schell, MBA, Executive-in-Residence in Management Day/Time:  MTWRF, 9am – 12.15pm Honors eligibility or minimum 3.2 GPA This unique Honors Colloquium is funded by a grant from Innovate Kentucky.  All students accepted for enrollment in … Continue reading

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Learning to Innovate: Evoking Professional Excellence in Higher Education

International Honors Conference, October 3-4, 2013, Rotterdam The focus of the Honors Conference 2013 is on Learning to Innovate as a means for training honors students to become excellent professionals. Learning to Innovate gives the students the capacity to develop … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter: Why we need the humanities & social sciences more than ever

Maria Popova argues that the humanities help us become more human, and highlights actor John Lithgow’s quote from the above short film, among others: Without the humanities, life doesn’t have life – that’s the heart of the matter. Here is … Continue reading

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Cities, MOOCs, Global Networks

GlobalHigherEd: Surveying the Construction of Global Knowledge/Spaces for the Knowledge Economy (cross-posted since 2010 on Inside Higher Ed), May 21, 2013 Kris Olds discusses the tangle of global networks being formed via MOOCs, with their nodes based in city-regions such … Continue reading

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