News - Gordon Institute
Open Menu Close Menu Open Search Close Search

Inaugural Tufts Entrepreneurship & Technology Summit held in Silicon Valley

Wednesday, June, 19th, 2019 Entrepreneurship News

AMPLIFY, the inaugural Tufts Entrepreneurship and Technology Summit took place last week in San Francisco. The event was hosted by the Tufts University community in celebration of alumni and their journeys in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation worldwide. Students and alumni joined AMPLIFY from all over the map, participating in an exciting opportunity to discuss major Read More

Kevin Oye appointed Executive Director of Tufts Gordon Institute

Thursday, June, 13th, 2019 News

We’re happy to share the following official announcement from Dean Jianmin Qu that Kevin Oye has been appointed as Tufts Gordon Institute’s next executive director. Please join us in congratulating Kevin Oye, and we look forward to an exciting future for the TGI community! Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Read More

MSIM Graduates Combat Impending Global Water Shortage

Wednesday, May, 8th, 2019 Entrepreneurship MSIM News

ZwitterCo, an innovative and high-tech way to reduce and reuse wastewater, may have been developed as an Innovation Sprint during the M.S. in Innovation & Management program, but is now on the way to change the way the world thinks about water management. Co-Founders, Alex Rappaport (E17, MSIM18) and Aditi Deorukhakar (MSIM18), were originally brought Read More

Global Economy & Geo-Politics in Transition

Wednesday, May, 8th, 2019 News

Students from across the M.S. in Engineering Management and M.S. in Innovation & Management programs, as well as a variety of Entrepreneurship courses, recently came together to participate in a community town hall. Themed around “Global Economy and Geo-Politics in Transition: Challenge of Leadership,” the town hall was a real-world extension of the students’ New Read More

MSIM Students Present Final Innovation Sprint Business Plans

Monday, May, 6th, 2019 MSIM News

We can’t believe it’s already the end of the semester here at Tufts Gordon Institute! After months of preparation, the Class of 2019 in the M.S. in Innovation & Management program presented their final Innovation Sprint presentations to a varied panel including both faculty and industry leaders. It was clear that the students had each Read More

MSEM at the Museum of Science: Empowering Women in STEM

Friday, April, 19th, 2019 MSEM News

Tufts Gordon Institute is pleased to announce an exciting, new partnership with the Museum of Science, beginning last night with an event geared to “Women in STEM: Getting What You Deserve”. The event, held in the museum’s Skyline room with a scenic vista of the Charles River, featured a live panel of high-powered women, a Read More

MSIM Students Develop Refugee Language Learning Program

Tuesday, April, 16th, 2019 MSIM News

While many enjoyed the Patriots’ Day holiday, four students in the M.S. in Innovation & Management program launched the pilot program for their new venture, Potentia. Born out of an Innovation Sprint project, Potentia seeks to improve the English-language learning services available to international refugees in the Massachusetts area by partnering community volunteers with those Read More

MSIM teams win top prizes in the $100k New Ventures Competition

Tuesday, April, 9th, 2019 Competitions Entrepreneurship News

The $100k New Ventures Competition, hosted annually by the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center, took place on Friday as 18 teams presented their pitches for innovative ventures, products and business plans. The competition features 3 tracks (Medical Devices & Life Science, Social Impact, and General Tech) and awards over $100,000 in prizes and in-kind services. This year, Read More

Getting to Know Ginger Time: 2018 Winner of Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition

Monday, April, 1st, 2019 Competitions Entrepreneurship News

If you are interested in learning more about the types of pitches and companies you may see at the $100k Competition, check out what one of last year’s winners, Charles Parsow, has to say about Ginger Time and the competition. His venture, Ginger Time, produces a concentrated serving of fresh ginger roots, honey and other organic ingredients that improves your Read More

MSIM Mid-Point Presentations: Sprint into Spring

Wednesday, March, 6th, 2019 MSIM News

Students in the M.S. in Innovation & Management program presented their mid-point Innovation Sprints to a panel of industry experts yesterday. While some groups continued development of the ventures initially incepted during the Fall 2018 semester, some students revealed new products within this session. Here’s an insider’s look into each Innovation Sprint! AnAn An easy Read More