Category Archives: Highly Applied Curriculum

Rhthym Recyclers: Starting a Caribbean Recycling Revolution

7/28/17 – Three GSSE MBA students – Chris, Hasina, and Caitlin – are spending their summer in the Caribbean to immerse themselves in the waste and recycling realities of the region. Smoke fills the sky, a pungent smell fills the … Continue reading

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Human-centered design: Learning by immersing ourselves in Bali

7/26/17 – The GSSE MBA venture team, Learning Labs, is working to understand business models that would address the lack of quality education in rural areas in Indonesia. Brightspots in Bali Our first stop was in Bali where we studied … Continue reading

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Food Security through the Lens of Smallholder Farmers in Kenya

7/19/17 – This blog post is written by students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University who have founded FarmRise to address the challenge of food security in Kenya. Albert Einstein might as well … Continue reading

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Colorado FoodWorks: Pasta with a Purpose

7/11/17 – Colorado FoodWorks is a startup food venture led by four students in the GSSE MBA Program at CSU. Fran, Meghan, Hannah, and Charlie are focused on solving gender inequities through local food. Start with a problem. This is … Continue reading

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The Trials and Tribulations of Working Internationally: Sometimes Just Getting There is a Victory

6/27/17 – This blog post is written by GSSE MBA venture team Asante Sana. Team members Keni, Matt, and Evan are dedicated to improving rural electrification in Uganda. First things first though, as the team encounters challenges typical of working internationally… Only … Continue reading

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GSSE MBA Students Win Business Design Competition

Did you catch the news? Even Business Wire and Yahoo Finance picked up the story about how our GSSE students won $10k in a business design competition to figure out how to get millennials to save for healthcare and retirement. … Continue reading

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Greetings from Rockwell Hall

Since our December newsletter, it’s been busy in the GSSE program.  I thought I’d use this space to answer a few questions that have come from our friends and alumni. Q1: I hear you have changed the venture process – … Continue reading

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Saving the Best for Last: Improving the Quality of Life for the Elderly

7/20/16 – This guest post is written by three students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program who are working on finding ways to improve the quality of life for the elderly. Please join Nick, Shorouk, and Labeat … Continue reading

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Market Research Tips: The Art of the Interview

7/18/16 – This post is a continuation of the update from the team of GSSE MBA students working on energy access in Uganda. You can read their first post here. During this summer of research, we have found that the … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Grit of Cambodian Youth – Continued…

7/11/16 – This post is the second installment by the team of GSSE students conducting field work in Cambodia this summer for their educational startup company. Read their first post here. One of the wonderful aspects of the GSSE MBA … Continue reading

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