College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

Learn about the Acara Challenge at info sessions Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19

Be part of the solution!

Acara's annual social-environmental venture plan competition invites students to pitch their game changing solutions to an investor-like panel on February 21, 2014. Top performing teams will receive $1,000 to pilot their plan and will then be eligible to apply for up to $5,000 in seed funding per team.

Learn how you can be part of the annual Acara Challenge in an upcoming information session.

Acara Challenge Info Sessions

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013
5-6 p.m.
Learning and Environmental Sciences Building, Room 380 (St. Paul)

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
12:15-1:15 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1130 (East Bank)

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
5-6 p.m.
Carlson School of Management, Room L-122 (West Bank)

The challenge is open to all degree-seeking University of Minnesota students.

The entry form deadline is January 24, 2014.

For more information, visit the 2014 Acara Challenge website or contact Fred Rose at

Acara Challenge

To submit information for the weekly CSE Student Announcements, send an email to: The deadline for submissions is Wednesdays at 9 a.m.