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Waves of Innovation 2014: Archives

The following are the archives of Waves of Innovation 2014:



Phase I Update: November 6, 2013

The Phase I finalists have been announced! Meet the 2014 Finalists

Watch Waves of Innovation Talks

Waves of Innovation - Phase II Winners

Waves of Innovation Talks: January 15, 2014

The eight finalists presented their ideas to the Waves of Innovation Committee, President Benton, and the Pepperdine community at Smothers Theatre, on the Malibu campus on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Each finalist received a minimum of $500; one finalist received $1,500 for the Audience Choice Award; and the following winners received grants to implement their ideas over the next two to three years.

Rhiannon Bailard (Pepperdine University, Staff) — $150,000 award
The Eden Project

Teri Tompkins (Graziadio School of Business and Management, Faculty) — $83,000 award
Designing a Curriculum and Delivery System for Next-Generation Executive Students

Mark Chen (Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Faculty) — $82,800 award; People's Choice Award: $1,500
Center for Gameful Design

Joe Fritsch (Seaver College, Faculty) — $69,300 award
Biodegradable Plastics Prepared with Optimized, Environmentally-Friendly Catalysts

SueJie Oh and Jennifer Escoto (Seaver College, Undergraduate Students) — $35,000 award
College Connection

Michael Ditmore and Ted McAllister (Seaver College and School of Public Policy, Faculty) — $26,400 award
Pepperdine Executive Preceptorial