On December 17, 2019, JMU X-Labs received $45,000 from a private foundation to develop a faculty curriculum.
On February 19, 2019, Benjamin S. Selznick (Assistant Professor, Strategic Leadership) was awarded $2,000 for a Provost’s Faculty Diversity Curriculum Development Grant for his “Making Space for Diversity Through JMU Ex-Labs Course” proposal.
February 2020 – Michigan State University
William F. Heinrich (Orbis, Canada), Patrice M. Ludwig (James Madison University, USA), Seán R. McCarthy (James Madison University, USA), Erica J. Lewis (James Madison University, USA), Nick Swayne (James Madison University, USA) and Eleanor Louson (Michigan State University, USA). 2021. “Chapter 18: Testing Assessments of Integrated Experiential Learning.” Applying Design Thinking to the Measurement of Experiential Learning. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7768-4.ch018.
Samy S. El-Tawab, Nathan Sprague, Michael Stewart, Mridul Pareek, and Philip Zubov. 2020. “Enhanced Interface for Autonomously driven Golf Cart in a Networked Controlled Environment.” In Proceedings of the 2020 9th International Conference on Software and Information Engineering (ICSIE) (ICSIE 2020). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 174–179. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3436829.3436875
El-Tawab, Samy, Nathan Sprague, and Azeem Mufti. “Autonomous vehicles: building a test-bed prototype at a controlled environment.” In 2020 IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2020.
Swayne, N. (JMU X-Labs); Britos Cavagnaro, L. (Stanford University); Hunter-Larsen, J. (Colorado College); Mehta, K. (Lehigh University); Facilitator: Beckie Supiano (The Chronicle of Higher Education). (2020). Closing Plenary Panel: “Critical & Creative Thinking in Action”. Critical & Creative Thinking Conference. University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus. Online. October 2, 2020.
Swayne, N., Kaussler, B., Lewis, E., Ludwig, P., McCarthy, S., Selznick, B. (2020). No Textbooks, No Lectures, No Right Answers — Is this What Higher Ed Needs? Hacking the Curriculum to Develop Wicked Students!ASU GSV Summit. Online. October 1, 2020.
Swayne, N., McCarthy, S., Selznick, B. (2020). Developing, Implementing, and Sustaining a Social Innovation Curriculum. EAIR / HCE Summit on Social Innovation. Online. September 25, 2020.
Lewis E., & Geist, M. (2020, March 5). Design thinking in nursing education. [Invited speaker]. Arkansas Nurse Educators Conference.
Ludwig, P., Swayne, N. (2020). Real problems, real solutions, real impacts: Scientists as innovators and entrepreneurs. Virginia Sea Grant Symposium (invited presentation). Richmond, VA. February 2020.
Swayne, N., McCarthy, S., Kaussler, B., Ludwig, P. (2019) JMU X-Labs: Transforming higher education with H4X since 2015. VentureWell Lean Educators Conference (invited presentation). Santa Cruz, CA, December 2019.
Ludwig, P. (2019) Expert panel discussion – Best practices in Lean Launchpad Education. VentureWell Lean Educators Conference (invited panelist). Santa Cruz, CA, December 2019.
Hartman, Kelsey; Winter, Emily; Fisher, Kimberly A. (2019) Redesigning events to empower women. Feminisms and Rhetorics 2019 Conference, Harrisonburg, Virginia, November 14, 2019.
McCarthy, Seán; Ludwig, Patrice M.; Watson, Will. (2019) Social Network Analysis as a Research and Pedagogy Tool in Problem-Focused Undergraduate Social Innovation Courses. International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ICSEI) , Barcelona, Spain, May 2019.
Swayne, Nick; McCarthy, Seán; Selznick, Benjamin S.; Fisher, Kimberly A. (2019) Breaking up I/E: Consciously Uncoupling Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Improve Undergraduate Learning. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 52 (HICSS-52), Grand Wailea, Maui, January 2019.
Barnes, James; Ludwig, Patrice; McCarthy, Seán; Barnes, Audrey. (August 2018). Unmanned systems for ecological research – An applied, interdisciplinary partnership bridging student researchers, conservation organizations, and industry. 2018 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, August 5-10, 2018.