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  • Blog Post: Live Blog of the Imagine Cup Student Competition: 9am EDT with Student Insider Patrick Godwin

    Join us for a live blog of Imagine Cup Community Showcase Monday 26 April 2010 at 9am EDT . Special guests and speakers include James Cameron (Avatar and Titanic), Karen Cator , Direction of Educational Technology at the US Dept of Education Anthony Salcito , Microsoft VP of Education worldwide, and...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Embedded Development

    The Microsoft Imagine Cup Embedded Development Competition offers: Altruistic projects based on the United Nations Millennium goals and connected to local charities to inspire students Support for course based project competition with prizes and a template for a press release to excite students Access...
  • Blog Post: Winners of the 2009 US Imagine Cup Microsoft Student Competition

    Huge Congratulations to all the Imagine Cup participants and winners!  Here are your 2009 US Imagine Cup winners: 1st Place:  Multi-Point Web ($8,000 trip to Cairo, Egypt for WW finals) 2nd Place:  Mango Bunnies ($4,000) 3rd Place:  Special Child ($3,000) People’s Choice:  Aurora...
  • Blog Post: US Imagine Cup Announces Top 3 Teams at the Microsoft Student Competition

    The results are in for the top 3 US finalists in Imagine Cup, Multi-Point Web, Special Child, and Mango Bunnies are all competing first prize!  Congratulations!! Later today will be the big announcement of who took #1, #2, and #3.  Imagine Cup is a premiere student competition where the best...
  • Blog Post: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

    As it turns out many people find my blog by searching for this rule, so I thought I’d make a post that’s more on target for people to find.  This is a great concept and especially relevant for teams headed to the Imagine Cup US finals in Cambridge, MA next week.  Is there an official rule here...
  • Blog Post: First all girls team in the US Imagine Cup Finals

    I was excited to see Mary Jo Foley’s post about the All-women's team making the Imagine Cup contest finals   Ashley Myers, Erin “Ed” Donahue and Malisa Vongskul are working on Computer-Assisted Medication Regimen Adherence (CAMRA) and make up team MangoBunnies.  Their project: CAMRA “discreetly...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Countdown Gadget

    Excited about Imagine Cup Egypt?  Check out this new Imagine Cup Egypt count-down gadget created by Andreas Balzar
  • Blog Post: Due Today! Imagine Cup US Software Design Submissions

    Diane and I have been working around the clock to get people excited about Imagine Cup and the deadline is finally here.  If you’re working on a Qualifying Round submission or have a great idea, you have until tonight January 22nd at 11:59 pm PST.  You can submit your qualifying round entry...
  • Blog Post: Why should you compete in Microsoft’s premiere Imagine Cup IT Challenge Competition?

    1. Free practice for the “real thing”  (IT Challenges quizzes are like mini Microsoft certification exams…and we even offer free practice tests for the IT Challenge quizzes themselves!) 2. Free e-learning benefits (over 100 hours of free e-learning for all students that register) 3. Recognition...
  • Blog Post: Welcome Back Springboard Blog!

    Welcome Back!  If you visited the blog lately ( http://blogs.msdn.com/springboard and @SpringboardBlog )  you may have seen a redirection to a Springboard Technet Blog .  Stranger still, the RSS posts were still coming out this week although the links to SpringboardBlog were broken. ...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup IT Challenge – How to Compete

    A great document with screenshots and everything to get you started with the Imagine Cup IT Challenge.
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2009 Kicks Off

    Imagine Cup is Microsoft’s student competition where the most talented software designers, programmers, game developers, and IT students meet head-to-head. Students learn great resumes skills while competing for great prizes like a trip to Boston, free phones for projects using Windows Mobile, a chance...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup US Finals: Gaming Style

    The national finals included a track on Innovation and Entrepreneurship as well as a track for gaming and digital design. Student interviewed a panel of recent grads from EA and spoke to social media entrepreneur David Henderson. Check out these videos taken by Clint Rutkas on similar topics. Getting...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup US Finals: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    You missed your chance to network with congressmen, Venture Capitalists, and Microsoftees like Andy Sterland from the Popfly Team , but you CAN see some of the presentations now available on Channel8 , Microsoft’s channel for students. Channel8 and MTVU both have videos covering the national finals...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup US National Finals: Behind the Scenes

    After a full day of judging multiple sections of the Imagine Cup US Final teams, check out what Andy, Neil (Randy), and Kevin thought about what they saw. They cover presentation styles, innovation, initiative, and even some spy activity. Channel8 has their ‘exclusive’ interview Behind the Scenes...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup US Finals: Meet the Teams

    From left to right: Joe Zhou, Adam Risi and Zachery Shivers, a quartet of sophomores and juniors from Rochester Institute of Technology, are the 2008 U.S. Imagine Cup Finals winners of the Software Design category. Displayed here is their winning project that programs and configures a network of sensors...
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