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IC² announces summer 2017 international internships for UT students

The business and innovation internships will include travel to India, Poland, or Korea.  More

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Educating Belize: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future

Report on the current state of the Belizean educational system and recommendations for reforms. Written under the auspices of the Bridging Disciplines Programs at The University of Texas at Austin with mentor David V. Gibson of the IC² Institute.

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The Entrepreneurial University

Global recessions and structural economic shifts are motivating government and business leaders worldwide to increasingly look to “their” universities to stimulate regional development and to contribute to national competiveness. The challenge is clear and the question is pressing: How will …  More

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Demo of 3D interactive medical training platform Body Interact, January 20-21

The IC² Institute will host a demo and tech briefing by Take the Wind, a venture in the UTEN-Portugal program.  More

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IC² Institute curates new GIST Network site

Institute is instrumental in creation of new U.S. State Department platform to develop young entrepreneurs  More

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Connecting the Dots: Expanding Economic Opportunity in Texas Through Public-Private Partnerships

More than ever, innovative and hard-working Texans need efficient and effective systems that promote economic mobility and opportunity. Currently, Texas faces two major public policy challenges. The first is that many Texans are outside the financial mainstream with subpar credit …  More

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Education and Work after High School: Recent Findings from the Central Texas Student Futures Project

Any strong regional economy is built on the success of its educational system, both secondary and postsecondary. The Central Texas Student Futures project is providing a new comprehensive, longitudinal study of high school graduates. This project combines surveys of high …  More

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More Support for College Education Would Yield Large Dividends in Texas

States and regions with large numbers of educated workers enjoy many social and economic benefits, including low crime rates, high-technology-based employment, high per-capita income, and high wages. It follows that state policymakers should implement policies that increase the number of …  More

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Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Research Program

“Impact Assessment of the State of Texas Advanced Research Program” evaluated 1312 basic research projects funded at Texas universities since 1987. Economic impacts from principal investigators were compiled, and information was developed about the program’s ability to attract exceptional students …  More

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Tapping into the Fountain: The Impact of the University of Texas System

The State of Texas invests in higher education in order to develop the human capital of the state. These investments result in a large number of benefits, including increased productivity, earning gains, market entry of products and services, and many …  More

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