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IDEAS and Global Challenge Generator

Want funding for your innovative community service project?Want to recruit new members or mentors for your IDEAS or Global Challenge team? Want to get involved, but don’t yet have an idea?

Then come to the IDEAS Generator Dinner from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 13 in Morss Hall in Walker Memorial. RSVPs are appreciated but not required; e-mail

The Generator Dinner will feature an international development panel that includes representatives from Mercy Corps, ACCION International, UNICEF, World Education, UUSC. They’ll speak to the role of innovation in tackling problems the see on the ground in the communities with whom they’re working.

For more information, visit the Public Service Center website.

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