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Student Entrepreneur Evin Jaff: Help with the push of a button

It’s a simple question: How can institutions provide help for people considering suicide?For Evin Jaff, a first-year student majoring in biomedical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering, the solution arrived the way many things do nowadays: through Amazon.After losing


Fall 2019 LEAP Cycle Winners Announced

On December 5, 2019, for the first time the Skandalaris Center’s Leadership and Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program, better known as LEAP, announced the funded teams the day of cycle finals.  Twenty-five teams from a variety of backgrounds presented their projects and


A Space for Creativity

This year marked the Skandalaris Center’s third annual Creator’s Gallery. As the creative programs assistant, I’ve had the pleasure of being able to coordinate and curate the gallery for all three years of its existence. Every November I become filled


No-Code? No Problem

On Saturday, November 16, 2019, the Skandalaris Center partnered with Adalo to host our first-ever No-Code Hackathon. The Hackathon was developed to give students an opportunity to build an app in one-day. Students were tasked with identifying a need, pitching


Moving on Up: WashU Climbs Top Entrepreneurship Program Rankings

Washington University in St. Louis continues to be a top school for entrepreneurship – ranking #6 for undergraduate studies and #16 for graduate studies in the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur rankings for Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies. The rankings were announced online Tuesday, November 12, 2019