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TLI Receives Military's "Above and Beyond" Award for Honoring Extended Reserve Deployments


The "Above and Beyond" award honors businesses that have allowed employees to take significant time away from the workplace in order to fulfill National Guard and Reserve deployments.

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Alumni Spotlight: Adam Choe


TLI alum Adam Choe talks about his background at TLI, his work as co-founder and managing partner of a tech-sector VC firm, and what startups are looking like in the post-Covid world.

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Marcia Cole: Think Like a Criminal


The new ST program fellow talked to us about her background, her experiences, and life in the tech security biz.

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TLI Participates in New State Dual-Training Pipeline


Businesses can receive state grants to enroll employees in TLI programs

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TLI's Marcia Cole Named New Program Fellow for Security Technologies Program


ST faculty member (and 2017 program graduate) Marcia Cole will take over as fellow for the program. Her predecessor, Dr. Patria Lawton, was promoted to interim Director of Graduate Studies for the Institute.

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TLI's Patria Lawton Named to Annual "TCB 100" List


The annual list of movers and shakers in the Twin Cities business scene is out, and is includes TLI's accomplished Director of Graduate Studies / ST Fellow.

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Alumni Spotlight: Pat Purves


Part of our 2021 "Covid Class", Pat Purves describes being part of our ST program during a tumultuous time, and how his ST degree has impacted his career.

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Applications Now Open for Fall 2023 Makeathon!


The Minnovation Center at TLI, Anderson Student Innovation Labs and The Toaster are hosting their second biannual Makeathon this month.

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Advisory Board Spotlight: Pat Dillon


Pat Dillon's career has been a long and interesting one, with four decades in the military and in the tech startup spheres. As founder of MNSBIR, she created a pipeline to convert scientific research into products and services. She currently serves as chair of the TLI Advisory Board.

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Karl Smith Named to ASEE Hall of Fame


The former TLI instructor was named to the 2023 class of the American Society for Engineering Education Hall of Fame (ASEE), which celebrates its 130th anniversary this year.

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