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TLI Celebrates 35 Years!

Posted September 28, 2022

Wine flowed and spirits were ebulliant as TLI faculty, staff alumni and friends assembled to celebrate three-and-a-half decades of success.

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Today is Technological Leadership Institute Day in Minnesota!

Posted September 23, 2022

TLI is celebrating 35 years, and the Governor of Minnesota is recognizing the milestone with an official proclamation.

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It's a Wrap! 45th "Aerosol and Particle Measurement" Short Course a Success

Posted August 25, 2022

62 students from around the country gathered at the University of Minnesota for the 45th offering of this well-regarded course. This was the first year TLI facilitated the event, and the reviews were great.

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TLI Professor Alfred Marcus receives prestigious award

Posted August 24, 2022

Professor and Edson Spencer Endowed Chair in Strategy and Technological Leadership Alfred Marcus received the 2022 Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy of Management Organizations and Natural Environment Division (ONE).

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Best Capstone 2022 Award Winners

Posted August 19, 2022

Graduation requirements have been completed and diplomas are in hand for the MOT and MDI Class of 2022! It’s time now to announce and highlight a few of the outstanding capstone projects from this spring! Selections were difficult as always, but we are delighted to recognize the winner and finalists for our annual capstone award.

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"D-Day" Arrives for BASE Student Entrepreneurs

Posted August 3, 2022

Seven student teams give their final pitches at a public event Thursday evening.

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BASE Accelerator Snapshot: Avni Tripathi

Posted July 26, 2022

Avni Tripathi and Kelli McCarthy have designed an innovative pillow that will help women sleep comfortably on their sides after a masectomy. It's one of seven startups being developed as part of the BASE Accelerator cohort.

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Student Spotlight: Logan Strom - Recipient of TLI Scholars Initiative 2022

Posted July 20, 2022

This week's spotlight shines on Logan Strom! Logan is one of the first recipients of the TLI Scholars Initiative, a scholarship program that TLI just launched this year. Logan will start TLI's MS in Medical Device Innovation program in the fall.

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BASE Accelerator Snapshot: Elizabeth Crist

Posted July 19, 2022

Elizabeth Crist's concept for a new way to test combinatorial cancer therapies is one of seven startups being developed as part of the BASE Accelerator cohort.

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Student Spotlight: Chad Schwinghammer - Recipient of TLI Scholars Initiative 2022

Posted July 12, 2022

This week's spotlight is on Chad Schwinghammer! Chad is one of the first recipients of the TLI Scholars Initiative, a scholarship program that TLI just launched this year.  Chad will start TLI's MS in Security Technologies program in the fall.