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Capstone 2019

Health Promotion at UM (HPUM): Capstone Showcase Abstract

BLI | November 21, 2019

Health Promotion at UM (HPUM) was founded as a student organization to provide team-based volunteering opportunities addressing relevant health disparities for aspiring health professionals. Our team did not apply to the Capstone Experience to start a new project from scratch,…..

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Aretē: Philosophy in Prisons: Capstone Showcase Abstract

BLI | November 21, 2019

Aretē: Philosophy in Prisons is a ten-week student-led outreach program that serves to deepen the lives of those incarcerated, as well as the lives of Michigan students through an eye-opening exchange of unique perspectives. Michigan graduate and undergraduate students will…..

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Project Healthy Schools – Global: Capstone Showcase Abstract

BLI | November 21, 2019

Project Healthy Schools Global focuses on combating the rise of chronic and preventable diseases in developing countries. As developing countries become more globalized, such as the increased number of fast-food opportunities and environmental limitations to exercise, lifestyles change. This change…..

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Host Your Voice: Capstone Showcase Abstract

BLI | November 21, 2019

The overall purpose of our project was to address the fundamental disconnect between landlords and potential tenants, specifically in the student housing space. We built marketing software that can turn any apartment website –– no matter the quality –– into…..

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IceVax: Capstone Showcase Abstract

BLI | November 21, 2019

IceVax is a sustainable, energy-efficient refrigeration solution for communities with barriers that are limiting their access to proper refrigeration. Our goal is to bridge the gap in health outcomes experienced by these communities. During the Capstone project, we evaluated different…..

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Host Your Voice: Capstone Summer Reflection

BLI | October 8, 2019

SUMMER RESEARCH The vision of Host Your Voice was to enable a nonprofit’s reach to more potential donors, volunteers, and individuals to be impacted by the nonprofit’s cause. When Host Your Voice was founded 5 years ago, the initial vision…..

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IceVax: Capstone Summer Reflection

BLI | October 8, 2019

This summer, we addressed questions regarding the two different stages of our IceVax vision: design and implementation. For the design stage, one of our primary goals was to design our first working prototype. The research question we focused on was…..

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Aretē: Capstone Summer Reflection

BLI | October 8, 2019

Our summer research included the compilation of a literature review which included details on the nature of incarceration in the United States, the impact of prison education programs, and, most specifically, the findings of other philosophy prison programs. An additional…..

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IceVax: Capstone Bootcamp Reflection

BLI | May 21, 2019

Our project idea before boot camp was to create a box that could transport vaccines over long distances and be stored at cool temperatures that vaccines need to be stored in. We had an idea that there were some places…..

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Project Healthy Schools Global: Capstone Bootcamp Reflection

BLI | May 21, 2019

Our project idea prior to the Capstone bootcamp included a preventive health education curriculum that was focused on solely diet and nutrition. Project Healthy Schools Global began in 2015, and in 2017 we launched our first pilot run of the…..

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