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Thirteen cross-disciplinary teams presented in the Kent State competition for Mission:Life on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The winning team, Virtual Harmony, will be presenting their concept in the international competition at the PUCPR University in Brazil on November 11. Virtual Harmony is a novel concept for a music therapy interface utilizing...

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Without the great people across the university landscape who put together great events with us, let us talk to their classes, and generally support the work we do at LaunchNET to spread the message of entrepreneurial thinking, we wouldn't be able to do all the cool stuff we do! So this month we decided to profile one of our favorite university...

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Entrepreneurship, especially while in college, can be challenging and stressful. Make sure to take care of yourself and ASK FOR HELP if you need it!    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (web, call, text) Kent State Psychological Services Kent State Counseling Center Townhall 2 Articles about entrepreneurship self care and mental health

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Chinonso is a now-graduate of the Kent State Fashion School and hails from Nigeria, which is the inspiration for her fashion line that incorporates traditional African fabrics into modern pieces. While researching production possibilities for the full line, she has been designing and sewing custom pieces for customers. What ignited the spark in you...

On Friday, April 12, the Kent State University Library’s Garden room was filled with students, makers, crafters, gamers, and admirers from across the region. For the sixth year, the Mini-Maker Faire at Kent State brought robots, gardeners, gaming enthusiasts, and more to showcase their projects and teach the public about their areas of interest....

In addition to starting her own fashion brand in high school, Aceani Ross-Bigbee has dreams to inspire other would-be fashionistas become their best selves. We sat down to talk to her about what she’s working on and a little about herself. Tell us about your new venture, The Possible Me. The Possible Me is based on the Possible Selves theory....

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Want to continue working on a hackathon project? We can help! At LaunchNET, we have business coaches, legal resources, competitions, and other networks to help you develop your project into a product and/or your team into a business. Meet one on one with an advisor to map out a plan and make connections that will help you get where you want to...

On November 30, the Kent State University Library hosted the Girls4Steam hackathon-style event, which brought together over 80 local high school students. The purpose of the annual event is to “inspire young women to be creators of technological innovations—not just consumers of technology—who use technology as a creative tool to build...

Uju is the founder of Pop Style (@_popstyle), an on-campus pop-up thrift shop that allows you to buy, donate and trade clothing for $3, $7, or $10. Customers can donate clothes they don't want anymore but someone else could wear and trade clothes at each price point. Where did you get the idea for your venture? The idea for Pop Style initially...

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By Katie K is a jewelry line created by Katie Kimble, a 2017 Kent State College of Business graduate and current Higher Education and Student Affairs grad student Her boho, fun design aesthetic came to life at a dining room table covered in beads (her kind of Legos). Katie is devoted to making jewelry that complements everyday style and spirit....