ACADEMY FOR INNOVATION

AND ENTRPRENEURSHIP

A Competitive Edge for Maryland Academics

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In uniquely designed space in Cole Field House, the Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will continue to cultivate A CAMPUS OF FEARLESS INNOVATION, providing students and faculty with exciting experiential-learning opportunities to work across disciplines to solve the world’s toughest problems.

The competitive flair that built our country is one of the most undersold resources that we have as a nation.KEVIN PLANK ’96FOUNDER AND CEO, UNDER ARMOUR

Students from across campus will brainstorm, collaborate and launch enterprises through select FEARLESS IDEAS COURSES. In a special work space called the INNOVATION SHELL, they will develop and pitch ideas, build business plans and gain valuable feedback from successful entrepreneurs.

The Academy will also function as a CLEARINGHOUSE FOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES, supporting widely successful university programs like the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership and Center for Social Value Creation.