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Skandalaris Center Alum Awarded Honorary Degree

By Sydney Everett on May 8, 2019 in Uncategorized

At the 158th Washington University in St. Louis Commencement on May 17th Theresa A. Carrington will receive an honorary doctor of humanities. Theresa A. Carrington is the founder of the Blessing Basket Project, now known as Ten by Three. Through this project she discovered a formula that sustaina...

WashU Startups Take Top Prize at MDMC

By Sydney Everett on April 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

The Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC) Pitch Competition hosted by University of Missouri – St. Louis recently awarded top prizes to two WashU startups. At the Competition, held at Union Station in downtown St. Louis, five startups presented innovative ideas in the hopes of winning...

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...

Strong Showing for WashU and St. Louis at the Consumer Electronics Show

By skandalarisctr on January 14, 2019 in Uncategorized

More than 4,500 exhibitors and 180,000 attendees were on hand for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this month; well represented among them were St. Louis ventures and and Washington University alumni. Tech highlights from the show vary from the cool – Samsung&...

Networking Tips

Networking Tips from Expert, Diane Darling

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on November 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

HER Summit donor and speaker, Andrea Simon, invited author and networking expert, Diane Darling, to give networking tips in preparation for this week’s HER Summit. Diane Darling is an internationally-known speaker on networking who works with companies of all sizes. Her first book, The Networking...

Meet & Eat Chuck Cohn

Chuck Cohn (BSBA ’08) shared the full Varsity Tutors story

By Lauren Alley Psychological and Brain Sciences 2020 on October 26, 2018 in Uncategorized

On October 24th 2018, we hosted a Meet & Eat at which Chuck Cohn (Finance and Entrepreneurship ’08) shared all about his experience of starting his company, Varsity Tutors, whilst pursuing his undergraduate degree at Washington University. Chuck Cohn is the founder and CEO of Varsity Tu...

Can’t stop innovation & entrepreneurship at Wash U!

By Jessica Stanko on September 10, 2015 in Uncategorized

Despite the occasional rain shower, the Skandalaris Center showcased the best of innovation and entrepreneurship at Washington University and in St. Louis on Tuesday night with the first-ever Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair! There were tables representing the diverse entrepreneurial student ...