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Stanford professor and creativity guru Tina Seelig led teams through workshops that motivated them to think creatively at Stanford E-Week.
At GameJam, teams had 10 hours to think of an idea for a brand new educational game and bring it to fruition.
Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design partnered with Epicenter, an initiative focused on engineering students’ entrepreneurial potential, to host a workshop that put “design thinking” to work.
The challenge? To integrate entrepreneurship and innovation into the college engineering experience.
Akshay Kothari, the Stanford grad who co-created the hugely popular Pulse news reader for iPads and iPhones less than a year ago, returned to campus to give advice to current student entrepreneurs.
After learning that hypothermia is a leading cause of death for infants in rural India, Stanford graduate students invented a low-cost infant warmer to help solve the problem. The product makes its market debut in April.
Stanford students designed music-playing helmets and lockable bike lights to increase bicycle safety on campus. A bicyclist who wasn’t wearing a helmet died on campus last year after being hit by a car.