Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

December 15, 2015 Catawba Careers 0

When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize it would lead him down a path to earning a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently.

But Vu’s story has been anything but typical. […]

Edison’s Christmas Lights: The Spirit of Innovation Shines On

December 15, 2015 Catawba Careers 0

The magic and wonder of science and technology are never far from us, including at this festive time of year. For example, the next time you are bedazzled by the panoramic shimmer and glimmer of holiday lights this season, take a moment to remember the famous innovator who inspired the first Christmas lights: Thomas Edison. Yes, the man who gave the world the light bulb is also responsible for sparking the innovation that brings us so much beauty during the holidays, an achievement that leads me to ponder what it can also teach us about inspiring future innovators. […]

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