Three students at UC San Diego have taken inspiration from a struggle that most college students face: loud dorm rooms and group houses that seem designed to distract them from their studies.
The future of making things will be dramatically different than today’s, driven by disruption in the way we live, work, communicate, and produce and consume products. Already, products are coming to market in new ways – and that trend is accelerating.
This month, the Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead) at the University of Toronto concluded a six-month engineering contest simply called The Game. The Game is a mysterious competition with the goal of “changing the world,” though its missions are not revealed until after the contestants are chosen and their teams are formed. Over the competition’s long course, student contestants receive mentorship and leadership training while developing a large-scale social project that they hope will create positive change.
The run-up to summer is a huge time for some big competitions. Check out this month’s list of prizes and deadlines!
Imagine an Indy 500 car screaming around a race track at 200 mph with a flame streaking on top and behind it. This is not your average passing of the torch.