Pro Master’s Projects

Pro Master’s students Zulema Labra, Natalie Martinez, Shelby Schwartz and Macey Wilson created “AI and the Little Guy,” a site focused on on how artificial intelligence can be used in agriculture to help farmers. https://aiandthelittleguy.wixsite.com/home    

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Posted: July 28, 2019

Pro Master’s students Mallory Cross, Madison Levine, Sara Ribicoff and Keri Shapiro produced “Power of the Pronoun,” a platform that educates and advocates for the needs, rights and inclusivity of non-binary and transgender individuals within the medical community. http://powerofthepronoun.com/  

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Posted: July 28, 2019

Pro Master’s students Alejandro Aguirre, Rafael Rivera, Steven Cheney and Austyn Szempruch built a website to educate the public about the field of palliative care, which is provided to those diagnosed with a life-limiting disease. The mission of the site is to create a healthier dialogue about the dying process…

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Posted: July 25, 2019

Pro Master’s students Courtney Jonathas, Kaylan Moody, Tia Patrick andTianrui Liu created a multimedia Web site focused on why black activists, in particular, suffer from poor mental health as a result of their activism compared to other racial groups. The site includes stories, solutions, blog posts and stories. https://www.beforetheburnout.org/

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Posted: July 25, 2019

Pro Master’s Students Tucker Berardi, Haojing Qian, Stacey Sapp, Erin Schoch and Charles White created “Voluntour No More” to explore the effects of voluntourism on participants and communities. They discovered that, in many cases, voluntourism efforts can have little positive effect and, in some cases, can do harm. www.voluntournomore.com

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Posted: April 9, 2019

Pro Master’s students Tori Rubloff, Alejandro Lopez and Lindsey Lutz investigate the changing religious landscape in the U.S. by looking at what faith means to the millennial generation. Within their findings, they noticed that millennials have adopted what appears to be a much more casual approach to religion than their…

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Posted: August 14, 2018

Pro Master’s students Evyn Moon, Micayla Delesparra, Samantha Score and Chelsea Nesbeth created “Check Your Sources” with the goal to combat the issue of fake news in our society. The purpose of their website is to teach the younger generation, along with uprising voters, how to recognize potentially fake or misleading organizations.…

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Posted: August 14, 2018

Pro Master’s students Aaron Zeiler, Rachel Mann and Sara Girard created “You Are Now Live” to explore the consequences and complexities of livestreaming violence online and uncover ways to be better users and viewers.  The project will be shown in three episodes. http://www.youarenowlive.org/ 

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Posted: July 10, 2018

Pro Master’s students Laura Barrero, Darling Hill and Ambar Mejia examine the effects of pesticides on the health of farm workers.  This project investigates agricultural labor policies, the toxicity of pesticides, the perceived necessity of pesticides, community-based solutions, and the temporary guest worker program. https://farmworkerhealth.wixsite.com/fwhi

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Posted: April 25, 2018

Pro Master’s students Liandra Larsen, Xiangyu Cao, Shujing Hu and Yi Zhang investigate the challenges faced by homeless residents in severe weather.  From cold to heat to hurricanes, those without permanent shelter face daily threats to their health and safety that are not easily overcome or solved by the existence…

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Posted: April 25, 2018

Pro Master’s student Ephraim Rudolph has designed a website that focuses on teaching children about climate change.  This strategic communication campaign focuses on educating children about energy conservation to help save coastal communities from sea level rise. http://mrfluud.com/

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Posted: April 25, 2018

In this project, Pro Master’s students Zhouyan He, Zhihao Zhang and Xin Lu report on the challenges faced by homeless residents who cannot find gainful employment. They examine some of the misconceptions surrounding homelessness and unemployment and offer potential solutions to make it easier for the homeless to find and…

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Posted: April 25, 2018