Terence Bowden has bad news and good news for Nebraskans.
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Terence Bowden hops pond to build UNL Innovation Campus acceleratorIt was a gloomy, wet evening in Dublin when Terence Bowden's phone rang as he left work at 7 p.m. to walk to the train in the rain.
His former boss was calling from sunny Arizona. Would he be interested in hopping the pond to start an accelerator in the middle of America at the University of Nebraska's new Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC)?
"Yeah, I could be interested," he said.
Food sciences moving to Innovation Campus
The University of Nebraska added $4.5 million in leased space at Nebraska Innovation Campus Friday, bringing its total lease commitment at the research and technology park to $7.8 million.
The NU Board of Regents approved a plan adding 117,000 additional square feet of space to the campus and moving the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Science and Technology Department to the campus in 2015.
UNL Maker Space, Maker Club aim to create innovative culture on campus
Jay Carlson knows the power of interdisciplinary collaboration.
Three years ago, when he was an electrical engineering undergrad at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he also was a page designer at UNL's student newspaper the Daily Nebraskan. Every night, he would work with reporters, copy editors and photographers to design a visually appealing paper.
“I’m someone who has a left and a right brain, and I like to use both," Carlson said.
First NIC facilities roll toward summer finish
Nebraska Innovation Campus will open for business this summer as the first two buildings and a four-season greenhouse go online.
Construction on the former State Fair Park continues as the two buildings — the former 4-H Building and new Companion Building — are scheduled to open for a June move-in. Work on the state-of-the-art greenhouse will begin soon.
Farritor, student group help propel Maker Space concept
Potential is building among the dusty, multi-colored support pillars on the first floor of Nebraska Innovation Campus’ 4-H Building.
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First new building taking shape at Innovation Campus
The first new building at Nebraska Innovation Campus is taking shape.
Construction workers have completed much of the shell for the Companion Building, a three-story building just north of and adjacent to the former 4-H Building on what used to be State Fair Park.
They’ve also nearly finished renovating the 4-H Building, which will include a conference center and office and research space.
UNL Maker Space will be hands-on gathering place for creative minds
Hands-on students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will soon have an outlet for their creativity in the form of the Maker Space, a proposed facility on UNL’s Innovation Campus.
Shane Farritor, a professor of mechanical and materials engineering and member of the Innovation Campus faculty advisory committee, proposed the idea of Maker Space at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
“I think such a place could really help UNL students in a lot of ways,” Farritor said.
Duncan to provide update on NICA pair of open information sessions about Nebraska Innovation Campus will take place this week. The first is 1 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium; the second is at 1 p.m. Nov. 15 in the East Union Arbor Suite. Both sessions, which are free and open to faculty, staff, students and the public, will be led by Dan Duncan, executive director of the NIC.
Nebraska Innovation Campus expands leadership teamNebraska Innovation Campus has made recent changes and additions to its leadership team. Executive director Dan Duncan announced that Kate Engel has accepted the position of community engagement and operations manager, while Terence Bowden has accepted the position of business accelerator director.
City, UNL partner on Nebraska Innovation Campus renewable energy systemLincoln Mayor Chris Beutler and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman announced Friday a joint project to use reclaimed, non-drinkable water from the city’s Theresa Street Wastewater treatment plant to heat and cool facilities at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
UNL’s investment of $12 million in the Central Renewable Energy System, or CRES, has been approved by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and will be introduced to the Lincoln City Council on Sept. 30.
Nebraska Innovation Campus to collaborate with ConAgra Foods
"Breaking Ground for the Future" was the theme for a major announcement today on a new level of collaboration between University of Nebraska-Lincoln and ConAgra Foods. The collaboration continues and accelerates research and development projects at Nebraska Innovation Campus -- the university's project for private-public innovation and research.