In spring 2017, five ASU seniors began McKesson Scottsdale’s first internship class for that summer. Initially, McKesson hoped to have them rotate through a cybersecurity discipline the company operated in — such as operations, identity, software development and security automation. What ended up happening was much better for both the company and the interns.
Hoolest Performance Technologies, a student startup led by biomedical engineering graduate student Nicholas Hool, seeks to create an earbud device that reduces the effects of performance anxiety, stress and nervousness. They will compete for $100,000 in funding at the ASU Innovation Open final round on February 2.
Klaus Lackner, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering professor of civil, environmental and sustainable engineering and director of Arizona State University's Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, asks "We clean up our trash. Why not clean up after our carbon use?" in an ASU KEDtalk hosted by ASU's Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development.