Innovation Happens

By Innovation Happens

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Innovation Happens is a new podcast from Arizona State University. Each episode will explore HOW innovation happens among students at the nation's top-ranked public university for innovation (U.S. News and World Report). Join us weekly to learn why ASU is #1 in innovation and how you can get involved.

Episode Date
Episode 11: Grassroots Refugee Dental Clinic
The Grassroots Refugee Dental Clinic brings together valley dentists and hygienists with assets already existing in the refugee community to bring the best dental care possible to refugees in the Phoenix area.
Jun 18, 2018
Episode 10: ToyUp
ASU student start-up, Toy Up, is creating the next generation of toys through technology. Their newest toy, LINK, serves as both a fuzzy companion and a sophisticated foreign language learning tool for children ages 2 to 6. LINK recognizes objects via smart stickers, placed on objects, and as children explore their world with their buddy, LINK introduces them to new words and concepts while creating fun, educational games.
Jun 11, 2018
Episode 09: Bake Me A Leader
Bake Me a Leader uses the experiences and lessons learned in the kitchen to help children develop leadership and decision-making skills as well as to build self-confidence.
Jun 04, 2018
Episode 08: Biodesign: Science Exposed
Biodesign: Science Exposed merges the worlds of performance art and scientific research. On this episode of Innovation Happens, hear the story of how two ASU students teamed up with a Biodesign scientist to animate his research on cancer.
May 28, 2018
Episode 07: Iron City Magazine
Iron City Magazine publishes the writing and artwork of those from the prison word. Through their work, the leaders at Iron City Magazine hope to empower incarcerated artists and writers by providing them a platform for creative self-expression.
May 21, 2018
Episode 06: Aquaponos
Aquaponos is a startup business focused on making food production sustainable, efficient and convenient. Their AquaGarden is an easy to use garden kit that allows consumers to sustainably grow their own produce at home.
May 14, 2018
Episode 05: Bus Stop Redesign
Four student’s in ASU’s Industrial Design program re-imagined the aesthetics and functionality of bus stop shelters in order to provide more shade and promote ridership in the City of Phoenix. Hear their story on Innovation Happens and keep an eye out for their new bus stop shelters!
May 07, 2018
Episode 04: Global Market Pop-Up Store
The Global Market Pop-Up Store is a social innovation helping refugees in the Phoenix area become self-sufficient through entrepreneurship and professional development. Hear how graduate students in ASU's Office of Global Social work impacted the lives of refugees and local community members alike!
Apr 30, 2018
Episode 03: Kofa High School College Bridge Program
Join us as we learn about the Kofa High School College Bridge Program - an ASU student-led program that helps youth realize their future potential as college students.
Apr 23, 2018
Episode 02: AZLoop
Join us as we learn about AZLoop - an ASU-led team of students who competed in the SpaceX Hyperloop Competition. Out of over 1,300 teams, they placed in the top eight! How did they do it? Find out on Innovation Happens.
Apr 23, 2018
Episode 01: AirGarage
Join us as we learn about AirGarage - an ASU student innovation revolutionizing the future of parking.
Apr 09, 2018