Innovation Happens

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Innovation Happens is a new podcast from Arizona State University. Each episode will explore HOW innovation happens among students at the nation's top-ranked public university for innovation (U.S. News and World Report). Join us weekly to learn why ASU is #1 in innovation and how you can get involved.

Episode Date
Episode 19: SHOW
SHOW, or Student Health Outreach for Wellness, is a student-run clinic that connects vulnerable populations with student-administered healthcare services in the Phoenix area. As a teaching hospital, students who are a part of SHOW receive valuable hands-on experience while making a big impact on the lives of those who need help the most.
Aug 13, 2018
Episode 18: Prometheus
Prometheus uses drone technology and AI to detect fires early, helping fire departments and communities respond quickly and mitigate damage. Hear the project leaders' story on this week's episode of the Innovation Happens podcast.
Aug 06, 2018
Episode 17: Surf
Surf is an ASU startup that's making an already good thing even better. Surf provides Uber and Lyft drivers with a free tablet system and internet to entertain passengers just like you. Listen to their story on the Innovation Happens podcast and keep an eye out for the Surf entertainment system in your next Uber or Lyft ride!
Jul 30, 2018
Episode 16: Biodesign: Science Exposed Pt. 2
Biodesign: Science Exposed merges the worlds of performance art and scientific research. On this episode of Innovation Happens, we'll hear from a dance student and an ASU scientist who partnered together to transform research into performance.
Jul 23, 2018
Episode 15: Humanity X
Humanity X is a revolutionary organization harnessing technology for the social good. Their initial project, ARKHumanity, uses technology to connect social media users experiencing suicidal ideation with professionals trained for helping those in crisis. Learn more about their work and how they got their start on this episode of the Innovation Happens podcast.
Jul 16, 2018
Episode 14: R.E.A.C.T.
ASU's Refugee Education and Clinic Team (R.E.A.C.T.) works with refugee communities in the valley, providing free health-care education and resources. Working in partnership with nonprofits and medical providers, R.E.A.C.T. aims to help make the transition to life in the United States easier for refugees throughout Arizona.
Jul 09, 2018
Episode 13: Recovery Rising
Recovery Rising is a collegiate recovery program at ASU helping students in recovery from any means, including substance abuse, eating disorders, relationship abuse, self-harm, etc. In this episode, Nathaniel walks us through how an innovative mindset has helped Recovery Rising better serve its community and bring about a social narrative change through responsiveness and testing creative solutions.
Jul 02, 2018
Episode 12: Domi Care
Domi Care could revolutionize healthcare for women. Find out how on the Innovation Happens podcast!
Jun 25, 2018
Episode 11: Grassroots Refugee Dental Clinic
The Grassroots Refugee Dental Clinic brings together valley dentists and hygienists with assets already existing in the refugee community to bring the best dental care possible to refugees in the Phoenix area.
Jun 18, 2018
Episode 10: ToyUp
ASU student start-up, Toy Up, is creating the next generation of toys through technology. Their newest toy, LINK, serves as both a fuzzy companion and a sophisticated foreign language learning tool for children ages 2 to 6. LINK recognizes objects via smart stickers, placed on objects, and as children explore their world with their buddy, LINK introduces them to new words and concepts while creating fun, educational games.
Jun 11, 2018
Episode 09: Bake Me A Leader
Bake Me a Leader uses the experiences and lessons learned in the kitchen to help children develop leadership and decision-making skills as well as to build self-confidence.
Jun 04, 2018
Episode 08: Biodesign: Science Exposed
Biodesign: Science Exposed merges the worlds of performance art and scientific research. On this episode of Innovation Happens, hear the story of how two ASU students teamed up with a Biodesign scientist to animate his research on cancer.
May 28, 2018
Episode 07: Iron City Magazine
Iron City Magazine publishes the writing and artwork of those from the prison word. Through their work, the leaders at Iron City Magazine hope to empower incarcerated artists and writers by providing them a platform for creative self-expression.
May 21, 2018
Episode 06: Aquaponos
Aquaponos is a startup business focused on making food production sustainable, efficient and convenient. Their AquaGarden is an easy to use garden kit that allows consumers to sustainably grow their own produce at home.
May 14, 2018
Episode 05: Bus Stop Redesign
Four student’s in ASU’s Industrial Design program re-imagined the aesthetics and functionality of bus stop shelters in order to provide more shade and promote ridership in the City of Phoenix. Hear their story on Innovation Happens and keep an eye out for their new bus stop shelters!
May 07, 2018
Episode 04: Global Market Pop-Up Store
The Global Market Pop-Up Store is a social innovation helping refugees in the Phoenix area become self-sufficient through entrepreneurship and professional development. Hear how graduate students in ASU's Office of Global Social work impacted the lives of refugees and local community members alike!
Apr 30, 2018
Episode 03: Kofa High School College Bridge Program
Join us as we learn about the Kofa High School College Bridge Program - an ASU student-led program that helps youth realize their future potential as college students.
Apr 23, 2018
Episode 02: AZLoop
Join us as we learn about AZLoop - an ASU-led team of students who competed in the SpaceX Hyperloop Competition. Out of over 1,300 teams, they placed in the top eight! How did they do it? Find out on Innovation Happens.
Apr 23, 2018
Episode 01: AirGarage
Join us as we learn about AirGarage - an ASU student innovation revolutionizing the future of parking.
Apr 09, 2018