Experiential Programs

Dean's SDG Innovation Challenge

Unleash Innovation. Solve Global Challenges. Win Big.


Registration is now closed. Please join us on April 18 for the Dean's Challenge Showcase!


The Whitman School Dean’s SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Innovation Challenge emphasizes the importance of exploring innovative ideas related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. SDG experts contributing valuable insights and engaging design thinking workshops, along with advice and support from faculty and staff, will help participating students throughout the competition.


The challenge is a semester long opportunity that culminates in the dean's challenge showcase on April 18th when $25,000 in prizes will be awarded.


Current students - check your Blackboard for further information!


Empowering students to tackle global challenges with innovative solutions.


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Details for the events throughout the challenge.


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Stages of the Challenge

Learn the process and stages you will go through in this challenge.


Stages of the Dean's SDG Innovation Challenge

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Meet the Dean's Challenge Team



Current Whitman students - are you ready to take the challenge? Click Here to register your team!


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