Category: ISTC Publications

Academic-corporate collaborations help drive technology commercialization: the Baxter-Northwestern Alliance and the success of Naurex

Academic-corporate collaborations help drive technology commercialization: the Baxter-Northwestern Alliance and the success of Naurex

By Richard (Chip) Hay Jr, Director, Office of Corporate Relations, Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University Depression affects an estimated 19 million Americans, and for many of them, current treatments barely work. It’s difficult to think that a powerful treatment could be out there but never brought to market due to lack […]

Experiential Learning Drives STEM Interest from an Early Age

Experiential Learning Drives STEM Interest from an Early Age

By Michelle Kolar, Executive Director for Professional Field Services, Dora Phillips, Director for Statewide Educator Initiatives, and Chris Kolar, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness “Am I ever going to use this in the real world?” is a common question in science and math middle school and high school classrooms.  Students taught using experiential learning techniques, however, […]