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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)
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)
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)
Constructing an Arts &...

In the Mind Music Machine (tri-M) Lab, we want to make a story-telling application for children in which kids can play around with blocks, balls, animals, and robots and based on their interaction with the toys, the platform will allow them to make various stories with the help of expanded visuals...

$0 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Portable Interlocking Skateboard...

The goal of this project is to design and manufacture a customizable skatepark that exceeds market capabilities. We plan to implement the following tasks: Lightweight flat panels, Durable skate surfaces, Interlocking modular features, and Assembly design optimization. Completing these tasks will...

$725 (funded)
$3,000 (goal)
The Future of Winter Cycling? The...

The Velovations Enterprise team is working with a local trails club to design and build a multi-purpose trail groomer for single track trails.

$935 (funded)
$1,200 (goal)
Robotics Systems Enterprise...

Beginning in Fall of 2015, the Robotic Systems Enterprise (RSE) has been working on a project to collect soil samples from lakes in the area. The goal was to create a modular remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that could travel to the bottom of a local lake to collect soil samples.

$1,451 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
New Exercise Equipment for...

Our exercise device offers a new option for wheelchair users to exercise upper-extremity muscles so that they can improve their strength and wheelchair mobility.

$5,100 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Pioneering Women in Business...

The Pioneering Women in Business (PWB) Scholarship is a great opportunity for women studying in the School of Business and Economics at Michigan Technological University. The scholarship supports female leaders who embrace hard work and embody strong ethics who are leaders in and out of the...

$2,010 (funded)
$4,000 (goal)

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