News Releases
June 29, 2010

For the second year in a row, Oregon MESA’s (Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement) teams placed near the top in the MESA National Engineering Design Competition. The middle school team from Ockley Green School placed second overall, and the high school team from Franklin High School placed third overall in the annual competition that was held in Denver, Colorado from June 24-26, 2010.

News Releases
June 21, 2010

Last week was the annual EurekaFest, a multi-day celebration at the Lemelson-MIT Program designed to empower a legacy of inventors through activities that inspire youth, honor role models, and encourage creativity and problem solving.

News Releases
June 9, 2010

New York, NY – Congratulations to the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) team from Johns Hopkins University for winning this year's Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Award (BMEidea) Competition—a national competition celebrating student biomedical innovation.

News Releases
May 14, 2010

Portland, Ore. – Kudos to this year's Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement) teams from Franklin High School and Ockley Green Middle School for taking the top honors at this year's Oregon MESA Day. The two teams will represent Oregon MESA at the 2010 MESA USA National Engineering Design Challenge held at the University of Colorado Denver campus on June 24-27.

News Releases
April 20, 2010

The Foundation Center has now put up a recent podcast in their "Philanthropy Chat" series featuring an interview with Patrick Maloney and Jill Tucker, The Lemelson Foundation's Program Director and Senior Program Officer. The podcast offers Patrick and Jill's thoughts about The Foundation's approach to strategic grantmaking – both in the U.S.

News Releases
April 2, 2010

It's been a little over a week since the end of the Annual NCIIA (National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance) Conference last week in San Francisco. As major funders of NCIIA, it's always great to travel to the conference (which seems to alternate coasts each year) and see all the exciting work the next generation of innovators are doing, as well as reconnect with educators and others exploring the science, business and practice of technology innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education.