Topic: RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service

Essmart Global Wins Grand Prize in 2012 Dell Social Innovation Challenge

June 13, 2012

Young social innovators convened in Austin during the past several days as part of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC), the flagship social entrepreneurship initiative of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. At last night's awards ceremony held at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Essmart Global was announced as the winner of the $50,000 grand prize. Essmart Global was selected from five teams for the prize, which recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who envision, create and implement social innovation projects that help communities around the world.

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The big question in climate vulnerability

Oct. 19, 2011
The big question in climate vulnerability

Assistant Professor Josh Busby focuses on climate change vulnerability in Africa and how enhanced preparedness could save millions of lives.

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Another side of Haiti

July 21, 2011
Another side of Haiti

Watch how a team of graduate students traveled to Haiti to help assess a rural community's needs and secure long-term support for development projects.

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TakaTaka Solutions Named Winner of Dell Social Innovation Competition

May 17, 2011

TakaTaka Solutions, a team from the London School of Economics that has developed a business to collect and recycle waste in Nairobi, Kenya, won the $50,000 grand prize at the Dell Social Innovation Competition, Dell and the

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Dell's Largest Grant to The University of Texas at Austin, $5 Million, Will Expand RGK Center's Student Social Entrepreneurs Program

May 17, 2011

In what will be the company's largest cash donation to The University of Texas at Austin, Dell has committed $5 million to the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the university's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

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