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TechnologySeptember 19, 2018

Can AI be Used for Social Good? Q&A…


Why study at GIX? Whether it’s by developing high-impact projects in collaboration with GIX industry and nonprofit partners or hearing exclusive talks from successful CEOs of companies and nonprofits like Accolade and PATH, the value of the GIX graduate student experience goes beyond the four walls of the classroom. In our Beyond the Classroom blog ( … )

August 31, 2018

2018 GIX Innovation Competition Winners Announced


The winners of 2018 GIX Innovation Competition were announced shortly after the finals event took place in Beijing last Sunday, August 26th. Running for its third year in a row, the GIX Innovation Competition strives to spur innovative solutions to local and global challenges. Competing teams, comprised of students, inventors, and entrepreneurs, are required to ( … )

August 28, 2018

Blake Hannaford joins GIX as the Technical Director


We’re pleased to welcome Blake Hannaford as the new Technical Director for GIX. In this new role, Hannaford will be teaching and co-leading development of the MSTI curriculum, focusing on continuous improvement and the addition of new tracks over time. He is also leading the GIX Launch Studio course. “I’m so excited to help build ( … )

August 25, 2018

GIX Student-led Teams Compete in GIX Innovation Competition…


Five student-led teams from the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) are gearing up to present their high-impact ideas, projects, and prototypes to a panel of world-renowned judges in the final round of this year’s GIX Innovation Competition taking place in Beijing on Sunday, August 26th. One hundred teams competed world-wide for one of the 20 finalist ( … )

May 29, 2018

Jill Pfaendtner joins GIX as Director of Operations


We are pleased to announce that Jill Aronson Pfaendtner has joined GIX as Director of Operations. Jill has 15 years of experience working in higher education, most recently as the founding administrator of the University of Washington Collaboration Core, a shared services center supporting a number of interdisciplinary research institutes and facilities in engineering, science, ( … )