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Capstone 2018

VenueTourist

BLI | February 4, 2019

“The purpose of VenueTourist’s Capstone Project was to determine the best market niche for virtual tours and how to best sell to that niche. In order to determine the best market niche, we explored three separate industries: universities, corporations, and…..

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UpNext

BLI | February 4, 2019

“The problem that we are solving is people’s inability to have a say in the music playing around them in a party and other social settings. Currently, everyone in the party is at the mercy of the party host, or…..

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The dot org

BLI | February 4, 2019

“We are The Dot Org, an organization dedicated to reducing the stigma surrounding menstruation and providing greater access to menstrual hygiene products. We are passionate about our project, because as women who experience menstruation, we have seen the effects it…..

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NavNextSteps

BLI | February 4, 2019

“The purpose of our project was that validate the pains of high school students when applying to college, and then develop a solution. The team hosted focus groups, completed market research (benchmarking), and conducted interviews to draft a business proposal……

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Migrant Education Initiative (MEI)

BLI | February 4, 2019

“The Migrant Education Initiative (MEI) is working with the Van Buren Intermediate School District (VBISD) to create an initiative aiming to bring more students of Migrant backgrounds to the University of Michigan. The VBISD is located in Van Buren county,…..

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Heal-Move-Shift

BLI | February 4, 2019

“Heal-Move-Shift (HMS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that aims to actively educate and partner with Middle Eastern and North African (ME/NA) communities regarding three tenets of health: Cardiovascular, Nutritional, and Mental Health. The target mission is to Heal the community, Move…..

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Being First: A Podcast for Bridging the First-Gen Gap

BLI | February 4, 2019

“The Being First podcast lifts the voice of first generation college students while shedding light on the issues that these students face through dialogue about social capital and how to acquire it, candid conversations about the first-gen experience, and challenging…..

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Alternate Reality Initiative (ARI)

BLI | February 4, 2019

“The Alternate Reality Initiative (ARI) is the first student organization at the University of Michigan centered around virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (XR) technology. After seeing a lack of hardware access and learning opportunities, we created ARI to provide opportunities…..

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UM Intelligent Ground Vehicle Team – 2017

BLI | March 29, 2018

Founded in Fall 2016, the University of Michigan Intelligent Ground Vehicle (UMIGV) is an engineering design team building a fully autonomous vehicle for the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition in 2018 at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. UMIGV has worked across…..

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