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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....

$6,359 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Sustainability Demonstration...

The Sustainable Demonstration House serves as a resource for students and the broader community to learn about, test, and experience energy efficient/low carbon/net zero waste living. Its about practicing sustainability in our daily lives and building community in the process.

$3,980 (funded)
$20,000 (goal)
Discovering the secrets of Gulf...

The Gulf Coast Canine Project’s goals are to understand the genetic ancestry of the unique wild canines persisting along the Gulf Coast of the United States and study how variable amounts of red wolf ancestry affects an individual canid’s morphology and behavior. We strive to develop regional...

$0 (funded)
$10,000 (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...

$2,990 (funded)
$4,800 (goal)
Study Sustainability in Costa...

Support scholarships for low-to-moderate income, first generation, and students of color to study sustainability in Costa Rica for five weeks while they earn 9 Michigan Tech credits that count towards their degree.

$110 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
UP and Moving! Keeping Adults in...

During the COVID-19 pandemic it is critical for adults to “move more” and “sit less” because regular physical activity promotes good health, bolsters immune function, and potentially improves prognosis with COVID-19 infection. We will “KEEP THE UP MOVING” by offering a free virtual...

$1,190 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Researching Power Independence...

Power independence at Beaver Island is very important because they are far from the main land and do not generate their own power. The Beaver Island community is focused on sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint so our goal is to give them an analysis on how they can use solar energy to...

$2,626 (funded)
$3,000 (goal)
Breaking Digital Barriers:...

As the digital revolution continues to transform our society, many older adults and other groups are being left behind. Digital competency for these citizens is a hidden and profound social justice issue. The Breaking Digital Barriers team aims to provide solutions through research and local...

$3,692 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)

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