Education and Training

Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program Accepting Proposals

The 2017 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship (KDF) Request for Proposals is available and proposals are being accepted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation through August 17, 2016. The Kauffman Foundation will award up to 20 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D., D.B.A. or other doctoral students for the support of dissertations in the area of entrepreneurship.
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Data and Education – Q&A with Author of the New Book Data Literacy for Educators

Arnobio Morelix does Q&A with Kauffman's Edith Gummer on her new book, Data Literacy for Educators
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The Other Side of the Talent Frenzy

Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson expands on a common theme at Growthology; talent. Are the lavish benefits high tech and other companies provide for their best and brightest keeping workers happy?
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Rice University Researcher To Examine True Impact of Entrepreneurship Education

Yael Hochberg, head of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Rice University and the academic director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, is leading a five year effort to study the effects of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial success. The research project is made possible by a $1.5 million grant from the Kauffman Foundation.
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Policymakers Must Match Resolve of Entrepreneurs in 2016

2015 was a testament to the strength and resilience of America’s entrepreneurs. 2016 will be a challenge to policymakers to match their resolve with bold leadership, creative solutions and meaningful reforms.
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Unlocking Human Potential: Can the Sharing Economy Bring Prosperity for Everyone?

As the nature of work changes, how will education and employment change? Will technology replace or augment human activity?
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Incentives for Silver Startups

Are older entrepreneurs, sometimes dubbed third age entrepreneurs, encore entrepreneurs or seniorpreneurs more likely to start businesses than recent college graduates?
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Helpful Items to List on an Academic CV

A current CV is essential to making sure your academic digital footprint accurately represents you and your work. As someone who looks up scholars’ CVs all the time, there are some things that I find particularly useful on resumes, other than the basics.
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Entrepreneurship Education Increasing in American Schools

Earlier this year, the Kauffman Foundation reported that millennials were the most educated generation and that they were the most exposed to entrepreneurship education based on the number of college courses on the subject. Last week, Junior Achievement released a new study showing that the increase goes beyond college campuses.
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I'm a Student, I'm Cheap, And I Have Something To Prove.

This post discusses how cities, universities, and students can collaborate to provide much needed innovation for their communities to the benefit of all stakeholders.
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