2015 Sparking Innovation

A head start on business

By Mia Kweskin on May 7, 2015 in 2015 Sparking Innovation

“You’re the girl who pitched me!” said Kevin Dillon, an actor on the HBO series “Entourage,” when he saw Jolijt Tamanaha, a senior in Arts & Sciences, at the Austin, Texas, airport.

Hooked on Entrepreneurship

By Julie Hail Flory on May 4, 2015 in 2015 Sparking Innovation

Joe McDonald has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. In high school, he tried to start your typical teenage businesses — lawn mowing service, disc jockey, whatever other “wacky ideas” came to him.