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    MDI Faculty Member Shares His Experience Teaching Future Medical Device Leaders, Entrepreneurs

    TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson discusses his success with the "team-pitch-quiz learning" model and his experience teaching in the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) degree program, which he states is "helping Minnesota preserve its status as a world-class medical device innovation ecosystem by educating new generations of inventors and entrepreneurs."

    Photo of MDI faculty member, Dr. Lars Oddsson

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    MDI Alumnus Leads Twin Cities Med-Tech Accelerator

    TLI alumnus in the news: 2016 M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) alumnus Adam Choe is quoted in an article about gener8tor, which is partnering with the University of Minnesota, the Mayo Clinic and Boston Scientific to launch gBETA Medtech, a seven-week medical technology accelerator. Adam Choe is the director of gBETA Medtech, which is gener8tor's first industry-focused program. After graduating from MDI in 2016, Adam was an Innovation Fellow at the Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center from 2016-2018.

    Photo of Adam Choe, a 2016 graduate of the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation program

  • Photo of Dr. Dan Mooradian, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation, standing at a podium, alongside text that reads the title of this blog (Risk Management, Friend or Foe)


    Risk Management: Innovation’s Friend or Foe?

    At this week's Medical Device Validation Week Conference, the Director of Graduate Studies for the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation Dr. Daniel Mooradian will be giving the talk "Navigating Risk Management Throughout Product Development." This blog explores some of the ideas he will touch on, and the difficult-to-strike balance that innovators face when trying to achieve business growth but practice risk management.
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    Security Expert Michael Rozin Responds to National Conversation on Guns in Schools

    In the aftermath of the Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, gun safety is again at the forefront of national conversation -- this time with some arguing for arming teachers and other educational staff with firearms in schools. TLI faculty member Michael Rozin spoke with reporters about this controversial issue. Rozin is a security expert who has worked on a wide range of security projects, including the 2018 Super Bowl. Rozin teaches in the Master of Science in Security Technologies program.

  • Photo of MOT 2018 students in Yuyuan Garden in Shanghai, China during their international residency


    2018 International Residency Takes Students on Ride Through Asia's Diverse Economy, Culture

    For two weeks every January, our second-year M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) students take their learning outside of the classroom — outside of the country, to be exact. This year, they traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Shanghai, China, where they participated in lectures and discussions from business and government leaders as well as academics. We asked a couple second-year MOT students to share their personal experience and take away from the 2018 IMTP experience in Vietnam and China. Check out what they have to say.
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    Priority Deadline: Is it Too Late to Apply?

    The short answer is no! It is not too late to apply, but once the deadline passes applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis dependent upon the number of available seats in each of the cohorts. Learn more about how the admissions process works.
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    TLI's Michael Rozin Describes Super Bowl Security Efforts

    TLI faculty member and security expert Michael Rozin spoke with reporters about his latest and high-profile project to keep communities safe -- securing the 2018 Super Bowl to prevent any possible attacks. Rozin teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies degree program.

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    TLI’s Mike Johnson Reacts to Congressional Opposition to Reauthorization of Government Spying

    Several members of Congress recently joined forces in opposing a reauthorization of a spying tool, Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, by U.S. intelligence authorities due to concerns over security and privacy. Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST), was interviewed for the story. He states that bipartisan opposition illustrates how politics of surveillance and security have changed, especially following recent revelations from whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.

    Photo of Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies
    Note: Since this story was published, the Senate also approved a six-year extension of the controversial bill, which awaits the President’s signature.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson Responds to Growing Need for Cybersecurity Leaders for Utility Industry

    In a story about how Minnesota utility companies' need for cybersecurity professionals is growing — to prevent threats such as power grid blackouts — TLI's Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST), addresses how his program is aiming to fill that demand.

    Photo of Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the Master of Science in Security Technologies degree program