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NYU-Poly Launches Unique Undergrad Forum on Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Date:10/27/2009

sociate provost of undergraduate academics. "A start like this gives our students an incalculable advantage over their entire college career and beyond."

Said David Lefer, visiting assistant professor and director of the Innovation and Technology Forum: "A growing body of research indicates that economic growth depends more on technology and innovation than almost any other factor. In the face of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, fostering the study of science and engineering takes on special urgency."

The entire class attends weekly lectures on hot-button issues such green technology and biotechnology, hearing stories along the way of the trials and successes of scientists, mathematicians and entrepreneurs. Guest lecturers include:

  • Kevin Maney, former chief technology columnist, USA Today and the author of several books on innovation;
  • Vivian Lee, vice-dean for science, senior vice-president and chief scientific officer for New York University;
  • Tom Rolander, one of the founders of the personal computer industry in Silicon Valley;
  • Namrita Kapur, social entrepreneur, microfinancier and environmental advocate; and
  • Juan Enriquez, chairman and CEO of the Boston-based research and investment firm, Biotechonomy LLC, and founding director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project. Enriquez has been profiled in Fortune as "Mr. Gene;" Seed selected him as one of 50 individuals whose ideas "shaped our identity, our culture and the world as we know it," and Time asked him to co-organize the life sciences summit commemorating the 50th anniversary of DNA.

The class is divided into 13 multi-disciplinary blogging teams in which students discuss the lectures, selected readings and other course material that is accessible online. Each team is divided into mini groups -- five groups of seven students -- that compete against each o
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