Two former First Step Grand Challenge competitors are awarded first place, for their respective tracks, at the 2017 Hen Hatch entrepreneurship competition. Read more
Students from across the University of Delaware took part in First Step Grand Challenges, a yearlong innovation competition where undergraduates create novel solutions to societal and environmental challenges. Read more.
Over the past two years, University of Delaware senior Cory Cacciola studied prosthetics. He wanted to take what he learned in the classroom and help combat the issues of walking with a prosthetic. Read the article
Blue Hen Veterans, a registered student organization formed in 2010 as an official chapter of the Student Veterans of America, has been recognized in SVA’s Chapter Voices as a source of inspiration to more than 1,400 SVA chapters in all 50 states and 6 countries. Read the full article on UDaily.
Blue Hen Veterans received the top prize in the 2016 edition of First Step Grand Challenges. Team member and Army veteran and Stephen McGuire was interviewed by Delaware Online for an article about veterans on Delaware campuses. Read the article.
Technical.ly profiled the UD students behind Lazarus Rising, which aims to secure meaningful employment for homeless people. The group won seed money at the 2016 First Step Grand Challenges, a University-wide innovation competition.
Cofounders Matt Rojas and Matt Sobel found a need for their service when they were volunteering at a homeless shelter. They were providing people experiencing homelessness with food, clothing and a place to stay but there was no longterm help — by way of employment assistance — to be found. Read the article.