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Congratulations to our Spring 2017 C&L Award Recipients

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Congratulations to our Spring 2017 C&L Award Recipients We are pleased to announce the recipients of Spring 2017 Creativity & Leadership awards. Read more to check out the winners and their ventures.
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LaunchU 2015 Winner Pop Up Plus Featured in Upworthy Video

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

LaunchU 2015 Winner Pop Up Plus Featured in Upworthy Video Camy Newman '02 is interviewed by Upworthy about her successful business--and LaunchU 2015 winning venture--Pop Up Plus.
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LaunchU 2014 Winner Chai Energy Featured on Local Newscast

Friday, May 20, 2016

LaunchU 2014 Winner Chai Energy Featured on Local Newscast California's KTLA features LaunchU 2014 winner Chai Energy in it's Money Smart report.
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LaunchU Awards $45K to Ventures

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

LaunchU Awards $45K to Ventures Congratulations to all participants in the 2016 LaunchU cohort! A special thank you to our judges and reviewers for an outstanding competition weekend. We are pleased to announce all the winners of this year's competition and congratulate Alesandra Zsiba ’10 who receives $20,000 for her venture, The Identity Project.
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Life After Oberlin: Applying Your Options

Monday, November 16, 2015

Life After Oberlin: Applying Your Options Check out new director, Elyzabeth Holford, speak on when to begin networking, entrepreneurship at Oberlin, and why she is passionate about Creativity & Leadership: Entrepreneurship at Oberlin. [Elyzabeth speaks at 13:45]
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LaunchU 2015 winner, Camy Newman featured in OAM

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

LaunchU 2015 winner, Camy Newman featured in OAM LaunchU 2015 winner (of the $15,000 Joseph Rubin Venture Prize) Camille “Camy” Newman, founder and CEO of Pop Up Plus, was recently profiled in the fall 2015 issue of the Oberlin Alumni Magazine.
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INFO SESSION: FIGS and XARTS GRANTS - Tuesday 10/24, 7pm

Friday, October 13, 2017

Flint Initiative Grants (FIGs) provide innovative, motivated, and prepared Conservatory, Musical Studies, and Double-Degree students opportunities to develop artistic projects to be implemented during winter term. Individual or group projects will be awarded grants of up to $4,000. The XARTS Fund supports the development and execution of collaborative, multi-disciplinary, artistic projects to be implemented during winter term by students in both the Conservatory of Music and the College of Arts and Sciences. Individual or group projects that demonstrate creative and focused cross-disciplinary endeavors will be awarded grants of up to $4,000.
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INFO SESSION #2- LaunchU, 11/1, 12pm Birenbaum

Friday, October 13, 2017

Hop'n music, designer pizza, cookies and beverages... But most importantly, learn what you need to know to apply to LaunchU and launch that idea you've been thinking about.
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NEWS ARCHIVE:

A Rising Star in African Entrepreneurship
August, 2015

Oberlin noted as one of Forbes' top Entrepreneurial Colleges in America in 2015
July, 2015

From Capstone to Curtain
May, 2015

Diringer '14 Named Venture for America Fellow
May, 2015

LaunchU Awards Top Prizes
February, 2015

LaunchU Venture Accelerator
January, 2015

Ready to Launch
November, 2014

Orange is the New Learning Tool
July, 2014

Oberlin Receives $500,000 Grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation to Endow Entrepreneurship Initiatives
July, 2014

Lucid Visual
July, 2014

Kanengiser '14 and Emmons '14 Receive Final Fellowship Grant
May, 2014

Oberlin Entrepreneur Emily Doubilet '06 Making Headlines and Primetime
March, 2014

LaunchU 2014 Winners Announced
February, 2014

Putting Tracks to Wax
August, 2013

Hilary Neff '13 Wins Creativity & Leadership Fellowship to Expand School Garden
June, 2013

Entrepreneurship Fellowship Established
June, 2013

Students Launch New Line of ObieWear
May, 2013

Taking on Human Trafficking
April, 2013

Five Award Winners at LaunchU 2013
January, 2013

Oberlin Announces LaunchU, An Accelerator Program For Student And Alumni Entrepreneurs
October, 2012

Two Science Majors from Two Different Worlds Bring Textbooks and Inspiration to Rural Kenya
August, 2012

Former C&L Fellows Launch New Mobile App For Chinese Language
July, 2012

Lauren Manning '12 Wins Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award
June, 2012

Two Seniors Win 2012 Creativity & Leadership Fellowships
May, 2012