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EdTech Solutions at the 2012 Imagine Cup

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 09.25.2012 | Education
Daniel Donahoo

At the 2012 Imagine Cup, students from across the globe have developed and presented a whole range of technology-based solutions to the world's problems.

Meet The New Social Entrepreneurs

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 04.09.2012 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

During the World Economic Forum, I had the pleasure of spending time with Dominik Tomičević from Croatia; Jason Wakizaka from the United States; Fra...

How We Can Help Students' Social Innovation Have Real World Impact

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

Wednesday in New York student teams from over 70 countries celebrated the winners of the 2011 Imagine Cup - a competition that challenges students to ...

Imagine Cup Dispatch: Return of the One Man Army

Adam Daniels | Posted 09.13.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

Kevin Pfister has at least one distinct quality over his competition: he's the only one-person team. (Oh, he's also the only Brit, so I guess that's a...

Imagine Cup Dispatch: American Gamesters

Adam Daniels | Posted 09.10.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

American news organizations have bopped in and out of here, we feel the five U.S. teams aren't getting as much attention as their foreign counterparts.

Imagine Cup Dispatch: Here We Go Again

Adam Daniels | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Adam Daniels

The ultimate science fair is back. The Microsoft Imagine Cup has hit New York City -- the first time since it's been in the U.S. in nine years. For t...

Passion is Overrated

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 06.11.2011 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

If you are serious about making a difference I recommend that you focus on what I call the 5 Cs: Conviction, Capability, Capacity, Commitment and Compassion.

Imagine Cup Dispatch: 11 Winners and 400 Phones

Adam Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

WARSAW - It all comes down to this. The World Festival, the closest thing I've ever come to the Academy Awards, acted as a closing ceremony and award show for the 2010 Imagine Cup. An audience of about 600 in addition to the 400 competitors gathered in the 1,841-seat auditorium of the Polish National Opera House Thursday to find out who would win it all.

Imagine Cup Dispatch: All's Fair in Tech and War

Adam Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

WARSAW - The Imagine Cup is no joke. Glory is quickly approaching, so things are only getting more intense.

Imagine Cup Dispatch: Move Over, Rockband

Adam Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

WARSAW - If you've ever been to Ireland, then you know it's a magical place. If you haven't been you still know it's magical thanks to the branding of Lucky Charms...

Imagine Cup Dispatch: No Vuvuzelas Necessary

Adam Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

WARSAW - The Imagine Cup is just like the World Cup, only minus the dulcet sound of vuvuzelas. It's full of so much technology and innovation that people may be blinded by the constant sight of trails being blazed.

Imagine Cup Dispatch: Who Will Win?

Adam Daniels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Daniels

The announcements were made in the Palace of Culture and garnered deafening cheers. Finalists will present one more time at the Warsaw Opera House Wednesday and winners will be revealed Thursday.

The COOLEST Projects From Microsoft's Imagine Cup

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Last weekend, 80 students convened at the Newseum in Washington D.C. to showcase their innovative creations for Microsoft's 8th annual Imagine Cup. ...

WATCH AND VOTE: Which Student Journalist Should Go To Poland?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Monday, we issued a call to student journalists to pitch themselves to cover Microsoft's Imagine Cup technology competition -- the Olympics of stud...

Experiences from the Imagine Cup National Finals

Wilson To | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Wilson To

The quality of work and sheer brilliance of those competing at the Imagine Cup Competition really showcased the potential of our generation.

Class of 2010: Epic FAIL...

Garret LoPorto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Garret LoPorto

No jobs for a misled, mis-educated generation. According to The Wall Street Journal, hundreds of thousands of new college graduates are entering a U.S...

Calling Student Journalists: Win A Trip To Poland

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each year, Microsoft holds a worldwide competition for student innovation in technology called the Imagine Cup. Last year, as Bill Gates outlined on h...