Month: March 2014

Community Shout Out: Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend, the 54-hour marathon that brings local entrepreneurs, designers, developers, and students together to take an idea from an initial pitch to a sustainable business, has come and gone.  Over the March 14th weekend, groups completed market research, developed

Going to School, Preparing for Work

We talk about professionalization a lot in the Spark lab. A few of the research assistants are engaged in website design and front end development — and everyone is counting down to graduation. Although this blog post about getting the

Students Visit The Spark Lab

As part of School District 23’s science fair elementary students were on campus last week to find out just what research and classes at UBCO are like. ¬†30 students ranging from grades 4-6 came to have a tour of the


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