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Mind Trekkers: March to the St....

Mind Trekkers will bring a team of 15 students & staff and collaborate with local community college students in the St. Petersburg area to conduct over 30 of our unique and engaging activities at the St. Petersburg Science Festival held on October 18 & 19 on the campus of the University of...

$45 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
The Introduction of Artificial...

Presenting my research on the improvement of lemur habitats at the European Federation for Primatology Meeting 2013 in Antwerp Belgium would be an invaluable research opportunity. This year’s theme is “Primates in Our Hands” and will focus on conservation with junior scientists being...

$90 (funded)
$2,700 (goal)
Advanced Motorsports: Creating the...

AMS Enterprise teams provide a rich multidisciplinary, multiyear educational and research experience for nearly 150 students each year. Many students select Michigan Tech over other schools for the AMS/Enterprise program and for the opportunities to engage in team-based, experiential learning.

$420 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
[PANK] – PANK Magazine &...

Founded in 2006, [PANK] is the critically-acclaimed literary arts organization comprised of PANK Magazine and Tiny Hardcore Press. [PANK] publishes for the most adventurous readers around the world. ************************************** “Scrappy...intello-chic...and a really good read...PANK...

$3,440 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Mobile Medicine: Bringing...

It's an interesting paradox: villagers in the most remote Ghanaian towns often receive better medical care than those in towns outside of larger cities. With a mobile clinic, we can help mitigate the spread of dangerous diseases and illnesses, and provide some emergency services to those most in...

$8,319 (funded)
$8,000 (goal)
Paving the Way toward an...

Mixing concrete is a bit of an art. Not enough air in the mix can cause concrete to crack when it freezes; too much air yields weak results. To check the final result, engineers polish samples of hardened concrete, and then count air bubbles by hand. Developing an open-source, computerized...

$8,000 (funded)
$8,000 (goal)
Can a Good Night's Sleep...

Sleep disorders affect nearly one in three adults. Since chronic sleep deprivation leads to cardiovascular disease—the number one killer in the United States for almost 100 years—this is a critical health issue. We will investigate sleep disorders in great depth to better understand the...

$24,875 (funded)
$25,000 (goal)

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