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SIFT Collective: Summer Reflection

The main component of our summer research was our focus group research that wasaimed to address questions regarding consumer lifestyle choices, shopping behaviors, andpreferences based on how they define and perceive sustainability. An insight that did not alignwith our expectations was that many consumers rarely considered sustainability whileshopping. If the information is readily available either …

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co-collab: Summer Reflection

As a team, co-collab’s mission is to foster meaningful experiences through collaborative, interactive, and playful activities. Our three major summer activities were1) consolidate and present our identity as a team and as a brand; 2) collect inspirational and empirical support for our fall implementation plan from literature and case studies; and3) collect stories on how …

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SIFT Collective: Bootcamp Team Reflection

KEVIN LIU, MELISSA BREI, HAILEY ESPINOSA What was your project idea before Bootcamp To address unsustainability in the fashion industry, we plan to create an online marketplace for sustainable fashion businesses. We will develop a sustainability standard that will educate consumers on the many different facets of sustainable fashion. We plan to implement downcycling initiatives …

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Blueprints For Pangaea: Bootcamp Reflection

YASH PATEL            Prior to coming to Bootcamp, Blueprints for Pangaea was already an organization and had been for five years. Primarily, we were looking to learn the means by which we could establish an inventory application that would make the process of inventorying faster. Thus, our project idea was to develop a scanning application that …

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Community Conversations: Bootcamp Reflection

ARIEL HUANG ‘Community Conversations’ is an extension of my teammate Bre’s previous project, the Dinner Table Conversations. We want to bring together UofM students who would otherwise not have the chance to interact with each other through collaborative art-making and acts of playfulness. We hope that these participatory art activities will spark creativity, bring a …

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Health Promotion at UM (HPUM): Capstone Showcase Abstract

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, but instead to improve upon HPUM’s existing programs and structure and ultimately enhance our sustainability …

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Aretē: Philosophy in Prisons: Capstone Showcase Abstract

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 have the opportunity to engage in philosophical dialogue with people who are currently incarcerated. By …

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Project Healthy Schools – Global: Capstone Showcase Abstract

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 in lifestyle with higher access to fast and fatty foods and lower access to physical …

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Host Your Voice: Capstone Showcase Abstract

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 an all-in-one conversion suite. Instead of marketers trying to guess what their tenants want, we …

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