Executive MNR International Residency to South Africa
February 29, 2016 — Michael Mortimer

Just last month, 29 graduate students from the Executive MNR (XMNR) spent 10 days in South Africa examining the intersection of water and environmental sustainability in a variety of contexts, both urban and rural.  The international experience serves as the capstone of the XMNR, and brings together lessons learned throughout the program including stakeholder analysis, teamwork, leadership assessment, and project management.  Led by yours truly and Holly Wise, the students authored seven case studies: Stone Fruit Production in the Western… Read More
Winter Field Experience to Morocco
February 1, 2016 — Michael Mortimer

In January, CLiGS’ International Fellow Selma Elouardighi led a 10-day field experience for online MNR students to the Moroccan cities of Rabat, Agadir, and Essaouira, with stops in Casablanca and BenGuerir.  The students formed four teams and examined projects related to sustainable industrial planning, climate resilient business planning, green cities, and corporate environmental responsibility. Selma is also leading the Center’s Green Entrepreneurship Morocco effort, a Department of State funded project,  aiming to promote the emergence of start-ups in recycling and… Read More