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December, 2015 Newsletter

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

The SearchLite

The Community Monthly Newsletter, Dec. ’15

Happy Holidays from The SearchLite to you and your loved ones! This season is a time full of merriment, good food, better company, and warm carols. But, did you know that the famous “Jingle Bells” was composed in 1857 as a song for Thanksgiving and not for Christmas. Who knew?! Beyond this fun fact we have exciting news to share with you for the month of December.

Interested in who’s already a part of the IIR CommunityCheck out our members!

*Feel free to forward this newsletter to anyone that might be interested! We would also encourage you to share our monthly newsletters on your social media platforms so others may become aware of the IIR Community,*

As always, please feel free to come to me with any questions or concerns you may have (csong@thesearchlite.com).

– Christy Song

 


 

Table of Contents

In this issue…

i.  News to Know 

ii.  New projects 

iii. News and Events

iv. IIR Spotlight


 

News to Know

The SearchLite Recently hosted a NIH Best Career Panel Discussion at MSU!

Students from the MSU BEST Program and Wayne State University BEST Program participated in the career panel. Check out this post for more details about the event!  
 

Want to connect with us on Social Media, but not really sure how to?  

Check out this tutorial on how to share and like posts on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. The tutorial also includes examples of text you could get ideas from for your own posts! CLICK HERE! 

***Want to know more about the IIR Program? Check out our IIR Page and fill out the contact form to talk with us!***  

 


 

New Projects:

What we’re working on…

 

Audiar Project

Lead Catalyst: Hui
IIRs: Andrew, Supriya, Ushma, Samhitha
Summary: Our client has developed a novel and innovative concept to: (1) Provide steering audio effects in real time for a variety of applications; (2) Create a new timing of an effect and also to give a direct haptic feedback about the amount of the change. 

 


 

News and Events:

Stay up to date on TSL’s latest news!

 

The SearchLite Recently hosted a NIH BEST Career Panel Discussion @ MSU!

 

The panel at this informational event featured three speakers and focused on career opportunities in Life Sciences for PhD Candidates and Post Docs. Job creation in Life Sciences was one of the topics talked about at this event. Students from the MSU BEST Program and Wayne State University BEST Program participated in the career panel. Check out this post for more details about the event!

 

Interact with us on Social Media

 

When we stumble upon a post that we think our peers would enjoy or find valuable we often share the information, but it’s not always as easy as it sounds so here is a tutorial on how to share, like, and examples of text you could get ideas from for your own posts! CLICK HERE! 

 

TSL Welcomes our new IIRs!  

 

Please welcome Charles LuHuai-Ning Chang and Luyao Mao, and check out their profiles. We look forward to working with you and are excited to see our IIR community grow!

 

Don’t Miss the Upcoming Events!

 

Suvey Reminder

If you have any suggestions or feedback about the IIR program, please take the time to fill this survey out. It will greatly help us improve the program and will give us feedback on what is and is not working. We look forward to receiving your responses!

*** Have more ideas? We are listening. Take the survey HERE so that you too can impact our community for the better! *** 

 

Course Completion

 

As all of you know, the Learning Management System is a crucial part of the IIR experience and we strongly encourage our innovators to participate. It is an easy and fast way to become aware of what exactly The SearchLite does and what terminology we are using and why. Several IIRS have shown outstanding performance and have completed all of the courses to date on our new Learning Management System. We applaud you for your achievements!

 


 

Innovator-in-Residence Spotlight:

An IIR that has gone above and beyond…

 

“For the Market Discovery project on Smart Devices in Factory Automations, Prianca perfectly identified numerous key industry experts and contributed excellent pieces of information through secondary research. Her findings from literature helped us to identify 2 industry trends, which the client was not aware of before and one of whch had a direct impact on the product strategy.”

– Ksenia

“Coming from an academic research background, my experience with The SearchLite exposed me to multiple facets of market discovery challenges, and helped broaden my knowledge of current industry trends with respect to the internet of things. I enjoy TSL’s positive nurturing environment which allows me to learn and grow in my career.”

– Prianca

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