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Four Duke Teams Represent at Make for the Planet Conservation Competition

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University students and professionals from across the nation teamed up over Earth Day weekend to brainstorm implementable solutions to the world’s toughest conservation problems.

Sixteen multidisciplinary teams competed in the first-ever Make…

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Team of Undergrads to Represent Duke at Oxford Global Challenge

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By Katie Jansen

Six teams recently presented their research to a panel of judges during the Duke Global Challenge finals, and one team was crowned the winner and given the opportunity to compete in the international Global Challenge finals at…

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AshokaU Exchange2017: Student Insights

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By Carlos Penaherrera, dual MBA/MPP candidate

Attracting and maintaining engaged students represents one of the biggest challenges faced by social entrepreneurship initiatives at universities. The session “How to build it, so they will…

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AshokaU Exchange 2017: Student Insights

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By Sarah Thelen, MPP candidate

Everyone a changemaker. It takes one. These were some of the themes of the Ashoka U conference in Miami, Florida this past weekend. The need for change and innovation at the policy level was a fascinating topic…

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AshokaU Exchange 2017: Student Insights

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By Gabriela Asturias, Trinity ’17

I went to the Exchange with the burning questions: how can I ensure the impact of my social initiatives is sustainable and empowering the beneficiaries? How do I remove myself from the deed and channel my good…

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Three Teams From Duke Advance To Next Round Of Hult Prize

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This story originally appeared on Duke Today.
Recently, a panel of judges chose a team to represent Duke in the Hult Prize regionals, a leading collegiate social entrepreneurship competition. From the five semifinalists in the Duke round, there…

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Entrepreneurial Dukies Make Forbes' 30 Under 30 List

Published: 5 months ago | 0 comments

By Katie Jansen, Duke I&E

Tatiana Birgisson ’12, MATI Energy – Food & Drink

Tatiana Birgisson started her own company, MATI Energy, while living in Duke’s entrepreneurial community, The Cube, during her senior year.

What she…

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Design Kit Course for Human-Centered Design

Published: 2 years ago | 0 comments

Haven’t gotten a chance to take the seven-week online Course for Human-Centered Design yet? We’ve got good news for you—the next round begins on February 9, 2015!

For two years now, IDEO.org has partnered with Acumen to offer a course for those…

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Social Entrepreneurship & the Business of Civic Engagement Panel

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Social Entrepreneurship & the Business of Civic Engagement, a panel discussion that took place on Monday January 26, 2015, was moderated by Dean of Arts & Sciences Laurie Patton. This deep and meaningful discussion delved into the…

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Duke Today: Duke Student Spreads Buzz About Bees

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

In an attempt to calm the bees in his own backyard hives, Xander Kent talks to his winged friends.

“Yeah, yeah, I know. You don’t like being disturbed. I’m going to get out of here though.”

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