"The intricacy and immediacy of global challenges we face require that universities re-connect and re-commit to their ideals by providing students with not only the acquisition of knowledge but the tools for action as well."
- Three Ways Universities Can Meet Their Mission by Alan Harlam (Ashoka Forbes Blog, 8/13)
We were proud to host the Ashoka U Exchange, the world’s largest convening for social entrepreneurship education, at Brown University in February 2014. The Exchange brings together 650 individuals from 150 institutions and 40 countries to share action-oriented best practices on how to foster a campus-wide culture of social innovation. Check out #Exchange2014 on Storify.
In the News:
- Social Venture Ideas Spotlighted at Ashoka U Exchange (Brown Daily Herald)
Transforming Higher Education from Local to Global (Ashoka.org)
About Ashoka U
Brown University is one of 24 colleges and universities around the world to be named a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U - a designation offered to leading institutions in social innovation education that “share the vision for higher education to become the next global driver of social change by transforming the educational experience into a world-changing experience.” Meet our fellow Changemaker Campuses!