Learn to be a ChangemakerThe Institute supports three main realms of changemaker learning:
1. For-credit, undergraduate learning for aspiring changemakers;
2. Learning opportunities for people already working in the community; and
3. Bridging academic learning with community action.
Minor in Social Innovation : A six-course program of study open to ANY student in any degree-track program at MRU interested in community innovation and social change.
Map the System is a competition that asks students and educators to think differently about social and environmental change. The competition challenges participants to thoroughly research a specific social or environmental issue in order to fully comprehend its underlying components. Participants are then expected to compellingly articulate their findings in a way that engages audiences and promotes understanding.
It is for students and recent graduates of any discipline who have an interest in social or environmental issues and who want to learn more about a problem they care about and present their findings to the world . The purpose of the competition is to promote a systems-thinking approach to tackling social/environmental challenges.
Tackling global challenges starts with understanding a problem and its wider context, rather than jumping straight into a business plan or an idea for a quick fix. The Skoll Global Challenge, convened by the Said Business School at the University of Oxford, tasks university students and recent graduates to learn more about the social and environmental issues they care about, and to present their findings to the world. The Challenge focuses on students understanding a problem and its wider context, or ‘ecosystem’. Challenge participants are asked to demonstrate a deep understanding of a pressing social or environmental issue by mapping out the landscape of the current solutions and identifying missing opportunities for positive change.
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