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Applications Open in October 2018

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Stay tuned for all the latest events in the space! Check out our calendar below.


Supporting education and innovation.


This Semester's Featured Events:

1. Pitch Practice Workshop with Tim Flood (Wednesday, October 10 from 5-7pm at BLUE) - Learn how to perfect your pitch from Communications Professor Tim Flood. He will teach you about the elements of a good pitch and techniques for public speaking! This workshop will help you shine at the Carolina Challenge Pitch Party! Register HERE.

2. Systems Thinking Session (Wednesday, October 24 from 7:00 - 8:30pm at BLUE) - Join us at BLUE innovation space for a workshop around systems thinking. In this workshop, participants will learn about feedback loops and systems mapping, and will use these tools to create visual representations of real-world problems that matter to them. We will start with the basics and provide the structure needed to go deeper into more complex systems.

3. Carolina Challenge - Join the BLUE residents and wider Carolina entrepreneurial community at our largest undergraduate competition of the year!  Dozens of teams pitch to hundreds of experienced coaches with the hopes of winning thousands of prize money to accelerate their venture ideas. The big event takes place across from BLUE in the BLUE Zone at Kenan Stadium on November 8th from 5-8pm.

4. Career Advising Drop-In Hours - TBD


Thinkternships - Thinkternships are sponsored through UNC's student lead club CarolinaTHINK. Check out and apply to current opportunities at: http://thinkternships.web.unc.edu/apply/


If you would like to extend an internship opportunity, please email eship@kenan-flagler.unc.edu


BLUE Calendar:

This calendar includes events that will be taking place in the space. If you would like to add an event to the calendar or reserve the space, please use the request form to the right.


BLUE Reservation Form

Would you like to reserve BLUE for your event? If so, please use our space reservation form to do so.


Get To Know BLUE

BLUE is a combination of a Makerspace, complete with 3D printers, vinyl cutters, and embroidery machines, and collaboration space. If you would like to learn more about the programs that take place in the space,  or learn more about the space in general, take a look at the about section of our website.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to promote innovation, collaboration, and creation in the UNC community, and to turn UNC into a school with a focus on innovation where all students are capable of creation.

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