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    Get tips and feedback to help you develop a compelling Big Ideas pre-proposal! (RSVP for 1-1 advising)
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    Check out the new categories in the 2017-2018 Big Ideas Contest! Open to all UC Campuses!
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    Learn about the impact of Big Ideas over the past 10 years.
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    Past Winner Gallery

    Meet past Big Ideas winners who are making an impact all over the world

  • About Big Ideas

    About Big Ideas

    Fostering Student Innovation for 10 Years

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    Get involved with Big Ideas as a Judge, Mentor, or Sponsor

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    Team up with IdeaLabs to explore complex social challenges

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