Grand Challenges: A social movement for the greater good
On April 2, 2013, President Obama called upon companies, universities, foundations and philanthropists to join him in the pursuit of Grand Challenges—ambitious goals that capture the imagination and demand advances in innovation and breakthroughs in science, technology and implementation strategies.
From the Gates Foundation to NASA, private and public entities alike are embracing Grand Challenges with groundbreaking efforts that will create a better world.
We need you. Join us to solve the biggest issues of our time.
Enroll in our course (for UCLA undergraduates)
Apply to enroll in the first-ever UCLA Grand Challenges course.
Fill out a statement of interest form and tell us how you can help solve current Grand Challenge Projects.
Spread the word
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Build the foundation (for UCLA faculty, students and staff)
Participate in our research escalator programs and get ready to take a hands-on approach to UCLA Grand Challenges.