Category Archives: Highly Applied Curriculum

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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Recycling Carbon Fiber: From Waste to Additive

7/7/16 – This post is written by four students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA who are exploring business opportunities associated with waste streams and overconsumption. To start, they have been partnering with Vartega Carbon Fiber Recyling LLC, … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle the Tanzanian Way

7/5/16 – This post is written by a team of students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program spending their summer conducting market research in Tanzania. Their goal: understand the waste problems and housing issues, the related supply … Continue reading

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Concerning Coffee: Supporting Guatemalan Smallholder Farmers

7/1/16 – The Growing for the Future team has been conducting on the ground research in the coffee farms of Guatemala, in partnership with the non-profit coffee organization, De La Gente. Bishal Kafle, Javier Echeverria, and Austin Bell are focused … Continue reading

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Energy Needs, Customer Insights and Industry Illuminations in East Africa

6/20/16 – This blog post is written by four students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program who are conducting field research in East Africa. Brett, Alyse, Alana, and Ali share some of their insights into understanding their … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Grit and Perseverance of Cambodian Youth

6/17/16 – This guest post is written by three students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program who are conducting field work in Cambodia this summer for their educational startup company. Suor Sdey! Hello from Education Team in … Continue reading

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Summer Sun and Excitement in the Caribbean: Cultivating Youth Employment Opportunities

6/14/16 – This guest post is written by team CaribSource, who are working in the Caribbean to find solutions to the high rates of youth unemployment in the region. They are conducting primary research in St. Lucia, Jamaica, and Trinidad … Continue reading

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