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Program Guide to Dartmouth: A Student Perspective

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Hi, I’m Watts! I participated in Sustainable Summer in 2019, at Dartmouth for the program Entrepreneurship and the Environment. I live in Colorado, but I’m graduating high school this spring, and then I’ll be heading to Connecticut for college. I’m going to Yale to study Environmental Engineering and Economics. My participation in Sustainable Summer helped… Read More

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Dartmouth Session Comes to a Close

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Well, it’s that time. Students are exchanging tear-filled farewells after two incredible weeks living and learning together. An intense “3-day Start Up” culminated with pitches on Thursday evening. Our eight teams worked hard to shape an initial idea into a minimum viable product with a “go to market” strategy. In no particular order, we had… Read More

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Dartmouth Continues

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They say time flies when you’re having fun, but maybe we should say it’s hard to bee-lieve we are already past the halfway point of our program! The past couple days have been filled with birthdays, bees, and business lessons. The students have spent time this week working on group projects researching companies to learn… Read More

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Dartmouth Begins

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The Dartmouth program has officially begun and is well underway! The past couple of days have flown by, and they have been packed with lessons about environmental entrepreneurship; guest speakers; and some time for team-building. We jumped right into our programming on Monday morning when we visited the Dartmouth Ropes Course. Students worked on their… Read More

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Welcome to Dartmouth 2019

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Greetings Earthlings! We are so excited to meet you on July 14! It is going to be an incredible two weeks and we hope you are all getting ready to have a super fun, adventurous, and inspirational time at Dartmouth. We’ll be canoeing on the Connecticut River, engaging in meaningful discussion and workshops, and learning… Read More

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Dartmouth Update: 3DS

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We’ve wrapped up an incredible three days with student teams launching 7 different social venture starts up in just under 60 hours. Modules on ideation, lean canvas methodology, customer discovery, rapid prototyping, and pitching — with lots of feedback and mentorship thrown in — guided the development of each concept into polished and professional pitch… Read More

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Dartmouth Update: Organic Farm and a Casual Long Weekend

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Week 1 of the program kept up a brisk pace from Monday morning right up through Friday afternoon when we took our foot off the gas and settled into a casual weekend routine. Saturday morning we visited the Dartmouth Organic Farm to learn about some of the food production systems and research taking place there…. Read More

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Dartmouth Update: Ropes Course, King Arthur Flour, Canoeing

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Greetings from Hanover. We’ve been busy. Orientation; a full day at the Dartmouth Ropes Course; workshops on sustainability, economics, and entrepreneurship; guest speakers; and tonight half the group went to King Arthur Flour for a pizza baking class while they other half went canoeing. Tomorrow, the evening activities will be reversed and we will, of… Read More

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Value Based Organizations, Tax Policy, Stakeholders, and Plenty of Fun Too

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Greetings from Hanover. We’ve had a great start to the week, exploring both and out of classroom. We started Monday with the topic of “value-based organizations,” including a case study of a certain Vermont ice cream company that was purchased by Unilever not too long ago. And then we went and visited that company in… Read More

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Dartmouth Organic Farm, Raft Challenge, and Weekend Fun

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After several days of moody weather, the sun has finally come out. We had a glorious weekend, kicked off with a food-centric Friday. An afternoon at the Dartmouth Organic Farm engaged in some hands-on gardening followed by an evening workshop on food justice was on the menu for Friday. Saturday we returned to the farm… Read More

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