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Acara

Acara works to produce the following outputs:

  • a new generation of global leaders – by providing students with an insight into global problems and how to impact change
  • practical social venture plans that identify business approaches addressing the broad problems identified by Acara and its partners
  • a successful launch of the plans

 

History

The Acara Institute was founded in November 2008 by a diverse team of experienced professionals with a passion for social ventures and nurturing future leaders.
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Mission

Acara is dedicated to bringing together a collection of talents, minds and resources represented by diverse teams from academia and industry to collaboratively explore business concepts and create sustainable solutions. Learn more

Partners & Sponsors

Acara is a team effort that encompasses partners from colleges, departments and centers from the University of Minnesota, external organizations and individuals to assist students and team. Learn more

Team and Advisors

Acara team and advisors are the motivated force behind the Acara programs. Learn more

PARENT INSTITUTE
Acara is the impact entrepreneurship program of the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment in partnership with the College of Science and Engineering and the Carlson School of Management.

UPCOMING EVENTS
January 23, 2015:
Acara Challenge Applications Due

January 26, 2015:
Apply now for Acara May-Term India Study Abroad Course!
More info: CE 5570: Discovery India

February 26, 2015:
Acara Challenge 2015 Competition at McNamara Alumni Center, 8am-4pm

Acara Challenge 2015 Reception and Award Ceremony at McNamara Alumni Center, 5:30-8:30pm
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