Social innovation should be a major cornerstone at any university, especially if in an urban setting. As a university founded on Jesuit principles, it should be especially important to Marquette’s mission.
Yanniz Valadaz, a student at the Universidad de Monterrey, describes her work inspiring the next generation of leaders to create change in their universities. Yanniz is being featured as part of Ashoka U’s series, “Changemaker of the Week” which highlights extraordinary student changemakers in college and graduate programs around the world. Check the Ashoka U […]
Over the past ten years, there has been an explosion of large-scale social impact events with the goal of building like-minded communities of ideas, action and impact: TED, World Economic Forum, Skoll World Forum, SOCAP, The Feast, and more. The Clinton Global Initiative recently took place in New York City, and there was a flurry […]
“Social innovation is special,” said Jeff Snell, a ’96 alumnus. “Education is one of those rare gifts to the human journey where we better ourselves through shared knowledge. (Social innovation is) applying that knowledge to our own human conditions for the bettering of lives around the world. It draws in the student (to see) there […]