Category: Student Challenge

Discover the latest life changing breakthroughs now within our reach, and hear directly from the faculty and tech pioneers of the Bruin community making them happen.

FuturizeX Student Challenge Winners Speak on their Ideas for Shaping a Better LA at TedXUCLA May 20th

By Andrea Henthorn, Daily Bruin

Three UCLA undergraduate students will speak about dance, air pollution and waste disposal among a lineup of professionals and experts at the sixth annual TEDxUCLA event in Royce Hall in May. TEDx organizers invited the students to apply after learning about their experiences. Coordinators chose about 20 speakers in total for the TEDxUCLA lineup after…

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Mitchell Zia On How Star Wars Helped Him Win the FuturizeX Student Challenge

By Mitchell Zia, FuturizeX 2015 Student Challenge Winner

As a freshman at UCLA, I had yet to master the various techniques of dodging endless streams of flyers and avoiding overly aggressive solicitors on Bruin walk. Hands full of advertisements and earbuds blasting Ariana Grande, I began to position my eyes directly ahead and slightly towards the sky to avoid making eye contact with…

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Sohom Paul On Refining Your Idea for the FuturizeX Student Challenge

By Sohom Paul, FuturizeX 2015 Student Challenge Winner

Entrepreneurship is a dynamic means of identifying a real problem in the world. It involves producing an apt strategy to solve a problem, creating an optimal solution for that problem, and then executing that solution to perfection. The 2nd annual FuturizeX Student Challenge is an incredible platform for you to exercise the concepts of entrepreneurship.…

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