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The John H.F. Wheeler Memorial...

John Hammond Forest Wheeler was a student in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science when he was tragically killed in a car accident on November 23, 2016. John was smart, hard-working and passionate about forestry and natural resources. This project will establish a fund in John's...

$210 (funded)
$35,000 (goal)
Sustainable Demonstration House:...

The Alternative Energy Enterprise at Michigan Tech will retrofit an existing, older home into an energy efficient residence, incorporating renewable energy generation. The goal is to set up a Sustainable Demonstration House to serve as a resource for the broader community to learn about, test and...

$427 (funded)
$15,000 (goal)
Development of a Free...

Psychological testing is dominated by expensive proprietary tests that have for the most part been developed using public research money. The licensing costs associated with testing makes access difficult or expensive and prevents access to useful testing where funding is limited or unavailable....

$3,228 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Elevating Ghanaian Living...

This project is focused on bringing Hospital Equipment, Women's health education, Access to water, Technology and Stem education to the people of Ghana.

$1,070 (funded)
$7,500 (goal)
Finding a Babysitter When You Need...

Snow Day App is a mobile application that allows its users who are in need of a babysitter to find someone to look after their children or would like to be a babysitter to find work on short notice. For babysitters, it will allow individuals who are of age to spend their snow day making money rather...

$35 (funded)
$1,500 (goal)
CS4All: Bringing Computer Science...

Computer Science is essential for every 21st century student, yet K-12 teachers have little support for getting up to speed in this field. Our program brings the teaching expertise of Michigan Tech's Computer Science Department to students in the Copper Country, and it nurtures a community of...

$976 (funded)
$4,800 (goal)
Breaking Digital Barriers: Digital...

As the digital revolution continues to sweep society, many senior citizens are left behind. Digital literacy for the elderly is a hidden—and profound—social justice issue. Through research and local outreach efforts, the Breaking Digital Barriers team aims to provide solutions.

$3,662 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Greener and Cleaner: Building a...

Help tomorrow's engineers design cutting-edge snowmobile technology today. The Clean Snowmobile Challenge pits teams of students from different schools against one another to design the best environmentally friendly snowmobile—presenting concepts for quieter, cleaner, and more-efficient vehicles...

$15,910 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Advanced Motorsports (AMS)...

The AMS Enterprise teams are working together to raise funds to improve our current competition trailers. It is important to have equipment that not only shows our professionalism at competition, but also our school pride while on the road.

$225 (funded)
$5,500 (goal)

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