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Can Harvard's New Innovation Lab Crank Out Entrepreneurs?

The lab of fresh ideas and collaboration is set to open this fall.

It looks like Harvard is taking its goal of producing the next Mark Zuckerberg pretty seriously. The university is moving full-steam ahead with plans for the Harvard Innovation Lab, a school-wide incubator of fresh thinking and entrepreneurship that's set to launch later this year. The goal is to "foster team-based and entrepreneurial activities and deepen interactions among students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members" of the greater Boston community.

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Angry (and Unemployed) College Grads March on Congressional Offices

Out of work student? Join the Briefcase Brigade and tell your member of Congress that you need a job.


Are you a college student or recent graduate looking for work? It's time to join the Briefcase Brigade. Act fast—it's happening today. This new grassroots youth movement (which we first mentioned last week) wants you to suit up like you're heading to a job interview, grab a briefcase, march on your local congressional office with your resume and demand that our lawmakers invest in job creation.

Over five million young people are currently looking for work. For college students searching for summer employment and grads hunting for full-time work—something that will enable them to stop living with mom and dad—it's easy to feel foolish that you believed the message that if you stay in school and work hard, a good job will come your way. You can see the earnestness in the faces of the young people in the video below. They're ready to work, so where are the jobs?

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