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Engineering Students Create Products with Humanitarian Focus

URL: https://outreach.osu.edu/newslist-items/design90.html

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In a world of smartphones and self-driving cars, cutting-edge products work to make consumers’ lives a little easier. But what about when consumers are barred from those technologies because of the cost or a disability? One group of students is working to eliminate that slant through a passion for humanitarian engineering. Follow the Tomato, a service-learning course offered through the College of Social Work, is a class offered Spring Semester to students interested in learning about food security issues and the social, economic, health and environmental consequences related to the food system.

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Engineering Students Create Products with Humanitarian Focus

In a world of smartphones and self-driving cars, cutting-edge products work to make consumers’ lives a little easier. But what about when consumers are barred from those technologies because of the cost or a disability? One group of students is working to eliminate that slant through a passion for humanitarian engineering.

Read more: http://thelantern.com/2016/09/engineering-students-create-products-with-humanitarian-focus/

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Content type: Rss
Published: Wednesday, Sep. 14 2016, 10:00am
Imported: Friday, Sep. 30 2016, 11:36am
Channel: Outreach and Engagement News
Entity: Office of Outreach and Engagement

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