Some observers have suggested that Silicon Valley is following the path of its older creative California sibling, Hollywood, by seeking safe sequels to proven winners rather than pushing the envelope
Twenty-two ESTEEM students are spending their spring break in Silicon Valley, experiencing the world’s leading entrepreneurial ecosystem up close as part of their Notre Dame entrepreneurial master’s program.
Although more than 650 years have come and passed since William of Ockham published the “Razor,” the proof continues to hold sway over scientists, engineers, and designers who are developing new, predictive models. To this date, opting for...
Options for mathematicians have become increasingly diverse in the last twenty years. Instead of deciding between academia, federal government jobs, and wall street, math majors have encountered a third option:...
The unemployment rate is a crucial statistic for college graduates. This one number can mean the difference between...
Anyone who graduated from an undergraduate program after 2008 was forced to decide between more education or throwing themselves on the job market and wishing for the best. It was not a difficult decision.
When we devised ESTEEM, our goal was to power the first stage of the entrepreneurial process. We asked: how can we help the engineers, scientists and mathematicians who might have the seed of a great idea but do not have the business training, experience, or blind luck required to differentiate the successful ideas from the flops?
Engineers might not want leadership roles when they enroll in an undergraduate engineering program, but they make great leaders, regardless.
NanDio, a team of students from the University of Notre Dame - including ESTEEM Student Patrick Rice - took first place in the 2014 Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge held February 14-15 by the University of Louisville College of Business.
The “entrepreneurial method” is not very different from the scientific method. Think about it.
With a lab experiment, you hypothesize. If the hypothesis fails to be proven true, you are forced back to the drawing board to start again. The process can require numerous false starts before it leads to any verifiable or useful conclusion. …
For a company like Google, who is more valuable: an intrapreneur, or an entrepreneur?
An intrapreneur has more value because, assuming both innovators have stumbled upon the same rare discovery, a salaried professional costs much less than the acquisition of a startup, which can sell to the highest bidder. …
Taking a new technology to market is not easy, which is why we are proud to offer our congratulations to Ashley Kalinauskas, an ESTEEM graduate who recently took one more crucial step to fulfilling her commercialization plan for a new veterinary product.
The idea for her startup, Torigen Pharmaceuticals, was based on proprietary research conducted by Notre Dame's own Dr. Mark Suckow. Kalinauskas and two other students consulted with Dr. Suckow in the generation of a plan to apply the research, first, as a veterinary vaccine for canine cancer, the team dubbed Vetivax…
Why has the idea of automating our homes, or making them “simple,” proved to be so complex, and where do the next generation of STEM graduates come in?
It's official, Amazon can read your mind. We look at Amazon's "Anticipatory Shipping". Is it the next big breakthrough in logistics?
Residents of the United States are rightly worried about the dangers of identity theft and their credit or debit card falling into the wrong hands. What can be done about it in the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus data thefts?
In an impressive display of engineering and flight, Virgin Galactic and SpaceX both had remarkable successes this past year. What's the does future look like for engineeering jobs in private space flight?
In January, ESTEEM students had the opportunity to visit the Chicago homes of some of the planet’s most innovative companies, and learn what makes these world-beating organizations tick.
What does an amazing app that lets you "try on" a celebrity's face mean for the future of our interaction online?
Stop in at Notre Dame Innovation Park Friday, February 7th for the ESTEEM open house. We're going to be talking about a week in the life of an ESTEEM student, and you'll have the opportunity to meet with current students, alumni, and staff to learn more about ESTEEM's 11-month program.