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You’re Never Too Young to Make a Difference

By Sydney Everett on June 25, 2019 in Community, Featured Startup, IdeaBounce

Skandalaris Center alum Simone Bernstein (Resident Psychiatry) recently stopped by to share her story and the impact the Center had on her success in the early stages of her organization. When she was seventeen Simone founded St. Louis Volunteen.com as a resource for area youth who wanted to volu...

Humanists’ Start Up Event

By Sydney Everett on May 9, 2019 in Community, Visitors

Following is a guest post from Thi Nguyen, Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Development in The Graduate School.  Last fall we hosted the first installment of Humanists’ Start Up pitch competition at the Skandalaris Center. Graduate students from humanities and social science bac...

GiftAMeal Selected as a Top 25 Startup of the Year at SXSW

By Andrew Montgomery, Financial Engineering '20 on March 7, 2019 in Alumni entrepreneurs, Business Plan Competitions, Community, Creativity, Featured Startup, social entrepreneurship, ... 1 more

GiftAMeal to compete in Austin against top startups from around the world.   From GiftAMeal’s Blog GiftAMeal has been invited to participate in the 2019 Startup of the Year SXSW Competition. Startup of the Year is powered by Established, a consultancy focused on helping organizations w...

New Ideas Breed New Connections

By Sabrina Sayed, International & Area Studies '21 on January 31, 2019 in Community, Creativity, Faculty entrepreneurs, IdeaBounce, Skandalaris Center Announcements, Student entrepreneurs, ... 1 more

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, university students and St. Louis locals took turns pitching their ideas at IdeaBounce®. Some were asked  questions about their ideas, receiving feedback from audience members on how they can improve and expand their ideas. In some cases, those who didn’t pitch...

Some Members of the Regavi Team

WashU Student Startups Succeed in Student Startup Madness

By Jacob Finke, International & Area Studies '20 on January 25, 2019 in Alumni entrepreneurs, Community, Creativity, Featured Startup, Student entrepreneurs

Regavi, a student startup founded at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as one of the top 32 startups in the country by Student Startup Madness, a national startup pitch competition affiliated with the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW).   Regavi, which launche...

Celebrate the New Year with the SC Staff!

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on January 16, 2019 in About SC, Community, Skandalaris Center Announcements

Happy New Year from the Skandalaris Center Staff! We checked in with the staff to reflect on this past year and see what the faculty’s hopes are for 2019.   What are three words to describe your 2018? II Luscri (Managing Director, Assistant Vice Provost for Innovation & Entrepreneu...

Support Local Makers and Businesses at these 6 Holiday Markets

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on November 29, 2018 in Community

Gift shopping can feel overwhelming during the holiday season. So we compiled a list of St. Louis’ holiday markets where you can cross off every line on your shopping list (while supporting local makers and businesses in the process). Happy shopping!     Dec. 1 — A Happy Little Ho...