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Why choose BLUE for your Carolina experience?

  • LIVE in UNC’s community of student innovators.

  • LEARN by designing, making, failing, and reinventing.

  • LAUNCH ideas into businesses.

  • LEAD in the classroom, boardroom, and life.

This Semester's Featured Events:

#Fails & Fake IDs (Wednesday, January 7:00 – 8:30): Discover how being okay with failure and failing fast can help your venture. We'll also learn how to properly identify your problem and customer in an interactive session. Come fail with us! Please RSVP to attend.

Makeathon Pitch Finale (Feb 16 from 5:45 - 7:00pm)  - Support fellow student entrepreneurs and prepare for our BLUETank Competition at the end of the semester by learning from this pitch showdown.

 EDIPTing for Creative Solutions (Feb 21 from 7-8pm) – Practice practical steps of applying the 5 design thinking principles to the problem solving process to accelerate breakthrough solutions. RSVP Here

Mission Possible (Mar 6 from 7-8:30pm): Learn how to define and write a Value Proposition and Mission Statement for both your business idea, and yourself! RSVP Here

If you like it, put a patent on it (Mar 21 from 7-8pm): Learn how to ensure your idea has an unfair advantage in your market, how to secure intellectual property, score patents, and other important things to protect (and make $bank$ on) your great ideas. RSVP Here

BLUETank Practice Run (Apr 10 from 7-8pm): Practice your pitches on the ventures you’ve been working on all semester/school year and get feedback from MBA student coaches to help you refine and ace your pitch for our BLUETank Competition.

BLUETank Competition & Celebration with Judges & Prizes (Apr 18 from 7-8:30pm): This final competition is your chance to shine as you pitch the on the ventures you’ve been working on all semester/school year and get feedback from expert judges for the chance to win prizes.  We’ll also have a celebration at the end with lots of food and fun!


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 Space Reservations:

Would you like to reserve BLUE for your event? If so, please email Aspyn Fulcher at aspyn_fulcher@kenan-flagler.unc.edu.


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.

Want to connect with the team behind it all? Find us on LinkedIn by clicking on our names.