Innovation in Action is thrilled to be one of four university social innovation competitions selected to be a part of The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation Challenge. Innovation in Action will support students at the University of Michigan as they build innovative solutions to poverty and some of the world’s most intractable social challenges. As […]
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STEM V: Innovation and Appropriate Technology in Africa 18-20 October, 2019 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor A conference intended, in part, as a memorial and tribute to Dr. Moses Kizza Musaazi, late of Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, a serial inventor and master of the “Appropriate Technology” approach that serves as the central conference theme. For […]
Students in ENGR X55: Finding Genuine Design Opportunities worked in teams—4 projects across 3 countries—working with partners to prioritize design challenges. In this experiential course offered by UM’s Center for Socially Engaged Design (C-SED), students learn the skills of socially engaged design during the winter semester and then spend 6–8 weeks during the spring/summer immersed […]