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If you're going to be in Kalispell on the evening of May 22, please be sure to attend this event. You'll be inspired in ways you can't imagine. " Pennies For Pencils: Climber Who Helped Build Schools In Pakistan, Afghanistan Visits Flathead, 5/22, Kalispell, MT" ... .html --- There are a number of stories this week that focus on the economic success that can emanate from University R&D and Tech Transfer. We have a great opportunity through our University System if we encourage and nurture the potential of innovation and commercialization. "Eds, Meds and Urban Revival - In many cities, a big university is becoming the economic engine that a big corporation used to be." ... .html --- "Advice from the Top: University research helps USA compete" ... .html --- "Moo Shu U? - (Translation - this is a story about federal "earmarks" and R&D at Montana State University)" ... .html --- "Guests at biomed summit give leaders of the University of Washington Tech Transfer Office a tongue-lashing" ... .html ---"A bold plan to turn the University of Washington into a Stanford died a quiet death" ... .html and some great words of wisdom from Bill Payne for all of you Angels and Entrepreneurs out there. "Angels: Don’t Use Convertible Debt to Fund Startup Ventures " ... .html

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