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University Economic Development Association membership selects leading best practices in university-based economic development

Finalists in Awards of Excellence Program Exemplify the Top Higher Education-Led Initiatives in Regional Economic Transformation   LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA – October 9, 2017 – Last week, the University Economic Development Association(UEDA) announced winners of its annual Awards of Excellence program during their Annual Summit in Long Beach, California. Leading […]

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IEDC and UEDA Announce Workshop on Collaboration with Higher Education Institutions

Washington, DC (June 18, 2015) – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and the University Economic Development Association (UEDA) have announced a new workshop on effective collaboration between economic development and higher education institutions. The workshop, called ED+Ed: Partnering to Bridge the Gap, will be in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday, October 1, 2015, and […]

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GreenTown at Kent – April 13 – 14

GreenTown at Kent brings together the public and private sectors from around Ohio to connect the dots and work toward creating healthy, sustainable communities. Experience the reborn downtown Kent, learn how to create walkable, bikeable communities, and delve into topics including clean water, local food, outdoor space, […]

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Boise State University’s Innovative Culture and Lab Helps Drive Economic Development

Boise State University’s spirit of innovation — including the work of faculty and students and a variety of community partnerships — and a lab aimed at helping businesses create product prototypes recently caught the attention of President Barack Obama. “Here at Boise State innovation is a culture […]

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Best Practices: Getting Faculty Engaged with Trade Associations

By Alyssa Patrick, Communication Coordinator, Washington State University Office of Economic Development As we are continually working to better our economic development efforts at Washington State University, we’ve been looking more and more towards UEDA’s body of knowledge to build our strategy. UEDA has also been doing more to […]

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Colleges and Communities Find New Ways to Collaborate for Economic Growth

This article was originally published on the U.S.SourceLink blog which features thoughts from the U.S.SourceLink team, as well as those of their affiliate networks across the country. U.S.SourceLink is a UEDA member. The original posting is available here. by: Jeremy Hegle How do leading-edge universities and their communities […]

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U.S.SourceLink® Adds New Staff Member

Pola Firestone joined U.S. SourceLink where she serves as relationship manager and liaison with U.S.SourceLink affiliates. Pola provides customer service and training to existing U.S.SourceLink affiliates and assists with implementation of new U.S.SourceLink networks across the country. Her other responsibilities include coordinating special events, researching entrepreneurial support […]

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48th Edition of the Kansas Statistical Abstract (KSA) Now Available

The Institute for Policy & Social Research (IPSR) at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce that the 48th Edition of the Kansas Statistical Abstract (KSA) is now available.  The abstract is available EXCLUSIVELY online as a PDF file with individual pages available in Microsoft Excel and PDF. For more information and access to the data, please visit Please […]

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WVU Case Study Article Published in Inaugural Journal

Lindsay Emery, the program manager for the Linking Innovation, Industry and Commercialization (LIINC) program at West Virginia University, authored an article that was recently published in the inaugural issue of the journal, “Technology Transfer & Entrepreneurship.” The article explores faculty culture, technology transfer, and innovation in the […]

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Florida Polytechnic University at the Intersection of Academia and Industry

(Written by Guest Blogger: Sean Malott, Director of Strategic Business and Education Partnerships, Florida Polytechnic University) When Florida Polytechnic University opens for classes in August 2014, it will be Florida’s first polytechnic university and the only one dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. But Florida’s brand-new university […]

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