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Major Upcoming Events

For the safety of our students and community, the Swartz Center is postponing all in person events until further notice.

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Register for the Fall 2020 CONNECTS

All CONNECTES events will be hosted virtually and advanced registration is required. Zoom information to all registered attendees will be sent the day before the event. Please note that the session will be recorded.

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Kalpesh Kapadia

James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Five Lessons From My Entrepreneurial Journey so Far

Kalpesh Kapadia
CEO and Co-founder

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
5:30 p.m. EST


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Vitro Innovation Grand Challenge!

The Vitro Innovation Grand Challenge is a Carnegie Mellon University-wide event open to all students and alumni to generate innovative ideas for its premier glass production company. Vitro is presenting five individual prompts available for submission. The company is looking for ideas that have the potential to become successfully implemented into its growing diverse industries portfolio that includes architectural, automotive and cosmetics glass products. Top ideas will be awarded portions of a $9K prize. Prompt subjects are:

  • Architectural Glass
  • Automotive Glass
  • Industrial Byproduct Uses
  • Drone Prototype Development
  • Glass Cosmetics Containers

Apply by Friday, October 2 to be matched with a Swartz Center mentor.