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On Monday, March 27, four teams gave their pitch to three judges for the fifth annual Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day finale. Read More

A half dozen news outlets and nonprofit groups have partnered with Ohio University’s Scripps Innovation Challenge this year by posing real-world media and communication problems to be solved by student competitors in the 5th annual contest. Read More

Four student teams have been named finalists in this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge and will compete for a $13,000 prize pot in the annual competition to come up with innovative solutions to media and communication industry challenges. Read More

The 5th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge kicks off this year’s activities with a “Hackathon” on October 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schoonover 380. Read More

The Scripps Innovation Challenge announced it is seeking solutions for local issues and an environmental concern and has scheduled workshops. Read More

ATHENS, Ohio (September 12, 2016)—The 5th Annual Scripps Innovation Challenge is set to host a Kickoff and Mingle event for this year’s competition in Schoonover Center, 4th floor from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Read More

ATHENS, Ohio (March 15, 2016)—On Monday, March 14, seven student teams earned $25,000 in prize money at the “Pitch Day” finale of the fourth annual Scripps Innovation Challenge. Read More

ATHENS, OH (December 7, 2015)—For Erica Molfetto, the Scripps Innovation Challenge offered a bigger payoff than its $25,000 prize pot. Read More

ATHENS, OH (November 18, 2014)—College students are learning that extracurricular experiences in college can really help them stand out and land a job. Leah Petrovich, broadcast major and 2013 alumna, used her SIC experience to get hired for her dream job. Read More

ATHENS, OH (October 15, 2014)—Ohio University senior Alex Harshaw, a Scripps Innovation Challenge participant and president of the Entrepreneurship Club, spent his summer in New York City as a digital media intern at DreamIt Ventures, a media/tech accelerator in Manhattan. Read More

ATHENS, Ohio (July 2, 2014)—The team EG 501 came up with an algorithm to monetize the Columbus Dispatch’s 190,000 Twitter followers through identifying communities on social media and customizing tweets to better serve existing followers. Its method landed the team of three the $10,000 first prize amount on Pitch Day of the Scripps Innovation Challenge student competition on Monday, April 21. Now two of the team members are taking their idea further. Read More

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