Beeta Ansari

December 2018 News U Can Use

Applications Open for Spring ’19 Commons! We’re accepting applications for our next session of theAshoka U Commons, kicking off in February 2019! Know someone advancing your social innovation ecosystem and would thrive in our 4-month virtual acceleration environment? Encourage them to apply here or contact Commons Manager, Ali Fraenkel, with questions. Applications are open until January 16, 2019. What’s […]

Emily Lamb

September News U Can Use

2019 Ashoka Exchange: Session Proposal Deadline is Approaching!  Session proposals for the 2019 Exchange “Beyond Boundaries and Borders: Expanding Possibilities for the Future of Higher Education” are due September 26 by 6:00pm PT. We’re accepting proposals for best practice sessions, workshops, Big Idea Talks, facilitator roles, and more. Learn more. Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, North Central College […]

Emily Lamb

June News U Can Use

Today: Ashoka U‘s Measurement & Evaluation Webinar Calling all social impact educators! Join us today from 12-1pm ET, to discuss ways to evaluate changemaker learning outcomes. Register here. And if you can‘t make it, register anyway and we’ll send you the recording. 2019 Ashoka U Exchange – Dates & Location Announced! Get your sunscreen ready and your calendar marked! We’re headed to San Diego, California for […]

Emily Lamb

How Do You Make Changemaking a Daily Practice?

“Universities, it seems to me, should model something for students besides individual excellence… They should model social excellence as well as personal achievement… If institutions that purport to educate young people don’t embody society’s cherished ideals – community, cooperation, harmony, love – then what young people will learn will be the standards institutions do embody: […]

Luciana Goles Domic

2018 Innovation Award Semi-Finalists

  The Innovation Award is Ashoka U’s top honor for premiere higher education programs in social innovation education. It recognizes high impact and highly replicable education innovations, including pioneering teaching models, co-curricular programming, community partnerships, and research. Each initiative goes beyond what is traditionally possible in higher education and creates new ways colleges and universities […]