DukeEngage Detroit - Peter Shi

This is a timeline about my DukeEngage Detroit experience.

2014-06-08 09:15:35

Arrived in Detroit, left from Cleveland!

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2014-06-12 11:12:06

Whew! What an amazing Orientation week!

We took amazing tours of some of Detroit's most scenic downtown Detroit through D-Hive, Eastern Market, and Belle Isle. http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/updates-and-recaps/orientation-recap

2014-06-15 04:26:14

Week 1 Blog Post

An online tour of Detroit through the lens of a newcomer. http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/blog/-fountains-and-statues-by-peter-shi

2014-06-22 12:00:00

A WILD bike ride

I rode 6 hours in towards what I thought was Downtown Detroit. Turns out I was riding in the wrong direction, and ended up at the intersection of 7 Mile road and Woodward!

2014-06-22 21:41:37

Week 2 Blog Post

My perspective on the importance of open-mindedness in social entrepreneurship. Includes a profile of the Social Club Grooming Company, a local barbershop with an innovative business model. http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/blog/week-2-reserving-judgments-is-a-matter-of-infinite-hope-by-peter-shi

2014-06-24 00:30:56

Attended the Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Showcase


2014-06-24 00:30:56

Took a Tour of Ponyride


2014-06-29 00:00:00

Week 3 Blog Post

A description of LithSafe, the startup I collaborated with at TechTown, and why the work that it does matters http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/blog/week-3-lithsafes-social-impact

2014-07-04 06:03:07

4th of July Fireworks outside the Henry Ford Museum

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2014-07-06 00:00:00

Week 4 Blog Post

An interview with TechTown's Isaac Gilman http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/blog/-week-4-interview-with-isaac-gilman-techtown-by-peter-shi

2014-07-08 05:40:28

I had breakfast with Eric Toone, Duke's Vice Provost at TechTown.

We discussed our projects and the social impact of each of them on Detroit's local economy. http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/updates-and-recaps/eric-toone-visits-detroit

2014-07-13 15:07:26

Week 5 Blog Post

Fountains and Statues -- A reflection on social entrepreneurship and my childhood http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/blog/-fountains-and-statues-by-peter-shi

2014-07-14 00:30:56

Met Rick Wagoner, former CEO of GM, and his wonderful family and home today

He's taller than I thought he would be! http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/updates-and-recaps/dinner-with-the-wagoners

2014-07-19 12:00:00

Close Heart-to-Heart Conversations over Hot Chocolate: these are the treasures that aren't included in the program description, yet make the DukeEngage experience SO worth it!

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2014-07-20 21:41:37

Week 6 Blog Post

A closer look into Nick Prys, a recent Duke graduate and Challenge Detroit fellow, and why he wants to stay in his hometown

2014-07-23 04:34:09

I got published on Duke's Instagram and Facebook accounts!

My 15 minutes of fame: http://instagram.com/p/qzozn2IYyP/?modal=true https://www.facebook.com/DukeUniv/photos/a.10152275151046475.1073741873.21489041474/10152338624251475/?type=1

2014-07-27 00:00:00

Week 7 Blog Post

A pictorial look at some of the colorful people I've met during my time at TechTown http://www.dukeengagedetroit.org/blog/week-8-a-day-in-the-life-peter-shi

2014-07-28 00:30:56

Heard from some inspirational entrepreneurs at the Social Grooming Club Panel


2014-08-01 09:15:35

I did a radio interview with Chris Holman's Business Beat program on the Michigan Business Network Radio Station.

My interview: http://michiganbusinessnetwork.com/radio/2014/08/04/Business_Beat_S5_Peter_Shi Rest of TechTown's DTX Detroit Interviews (See Aug 4 and Aug 5): http://michiganbusinessnetwork.com/radio/2014/08/04/Business_Beat

2014-08-02 17:20:05

A Truly Bittersweet Moment - Time to Come Back Home

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2014-08-03 04:32:31

So sad that it's over, and so glad that it happened. I'm strongly considering social entrepreneurship as a career choice now, and I've never even heard of it before my 8 weeks here!

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2014-08-05 09:15:35

Michigan Business Network Radio Interview Published!


2014-08-24 02:02:17

The current impact of my time in Detroit

My top 3 takeaways from my time in Detroit: 1. New Perspectives 2. New Relationships 3. New Career Goals

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