Monthly Archives: October 2014

Creativity: Will You Try?

http://innovation.byu.edu/blog/creativity-will-you-try This video highlights BYU creative student, Kyle, who has been a tinkerer and creative for as long as he can remember. To him, creativity has a lot to do with your attitude and how you approach problems. Are you … Continue reading

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Fiber Fix – A Story of Innovation

In 2013, BYU entrepreneurship student Spencer Quinn co-founded Fiber Fix. In this video he shares the story of how Fiber Fix started and what creative attributes of learning were required to start his company.  A video from the Creativity, Innovation, … Continue reading

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Groundhogs and Valentines: Freshman Creativity at BYU

New blog post on creativity at BYU’s Creativity, Innovation, and Design group site.  “As a freshman, I learned some important principles of creativity and innovation while planning an unlikely-themed midwinter dance” read more at “Groundhogs and Valentines: Freshman Creativity at BYU.“

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PhDs. Overqualified or underqualified?

Article in Science Magazine tackles the question of whether a PhD program overqualifies or underqualifies someone.  My opinion is that with training nearly exclusively in research in one single research area that PhDs have a valuable, but limited skill set. … Continue reading

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Weaving Allusions and Intertextuality into 1 Peter. Sperry Symposium Presentation Oct 25

I present at the BYU Sperry Symposium on Saturday, October 25, 9:00 am in 221 MARB on the BYU campus.  Presentation entitled “Weaving Allusions and Intertextuality into 1 Peter.”

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BYU Sperry Symposium This Weekend (Oct 24-25)

If you are in the area, you may consider attending the annual BYU Sperry Symposium sponsored by Religious Education.  Sessions begin the evening of Friday, October 24 and continue on Saturday, October 25.  For a full schedule click here. “The … Continue reading

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Communities of Innovation. BYU’s Rick West

BYU’s Rick West, co-director of the Creativity, Innovation, and Design group, shares insights about “Communities of Innovation.“

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