BTN LiveBIG: Monday Morning Download

Since the beginning of November, we’ve been sharing the inspiring stories of Big Ten students, faculty and alumni who are making a difference in the world through innovations in research, education and community service. In an effort to shine a light on even more wonderful Big Ten happenings, we’ll be serving up positive headlines every Monday morning, right here on the BTN LiveB1G blog.

Indiana University announced a $40 million gift from Cindy Simon Skjodt for renovations to Assembly Hall.

Innovation to Reality, sponsored by Purdue University’s Women in Engineering Program, offers a free after-school engineering program next semester that focuses on the way we explore space for students in sixth through eighth grade. The application deadline is Jan. 13: https://engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP/Programs/K-12/I2R/I2R

The Ohio State University’s “Shakespeare and Autism Project” is trying to raise $9,474 before Jan. 15, 2014. Learn more about this great project here: http://nisonger.osu.edu/news/shakespeare-autism-power2give-12-2013

John A. Rogers of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign received a 2013 American Ingenuity Award from Smithsonian Magazine, the publishing arm of the Smithsonian Institution: http://news.illinois.edu/news/13/1120smithsonian_JohnRogers.html

The University of Michigan announced the 2014 schedule for the Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series, featuring respected emerging and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media: http://art-design.umich.edu/stamps

Penn State offensive lineman John Urschel was named the recipient of the 2013 Senior CLASS Award for displaying excellence in the classroom, community, character and competition. Congrats John!

Find out more about: , , , , ,

0 Comments

Your Opinion?
Show Comments (No Comments)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Have a question for BTN Customer Service? Please e-mail us here