Battle for Net Neutrality in New Game: 404sight

Net neutrality is one of the hottest topics today, and a team of 12 graduate students is helping bring attention to it in an unusual way. They created a video game, 404Sight, as part of the top-ranked Entertainment Arts and Engineering program. Its success has exceeded their expectations. They released the game for free in […]

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Blam. Cancer. Blam. Cancer. Blam.

Cervical cancer is almost eradicated in the developed world, where detection is made quickly and treatments are readily available. But, in the developing world, where doctors and equipment are scarce, many more women die of the disease — as many as 90 percent of the 250,000 women who die of it annually. A transdisciplinary team […]

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Business Front, Personality Back

As a freshman, Nathalie Linge recognized a need for more attractive, functional ties and began collaborating. Over the next year, INK Menswear was created. The idea: a tongue-and-tail-designed tie with a sleek, sophisticated front and a pop of pattern on the back. The design caters to those who must look professional for work or other […]

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Catalyst for a Cleaner World

Chemical engineering student McKenna Buck works with one of the U’s newest faculty, Dolly Chitta, developing a super-efficient catalytic process designed to “reduce the carbon footprint,” Buck said. Describing the potential impact of the catalyst, she added, “It’s renewable, not like oil, which we will run out of one day.” The catalyst is a chemical, […]

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Next Standard in TB Detection

A new “TB Breathalyzer” sensor created by a Ph.D. student at the U aims to provide a point-of-care solution for millions at risk of getting tuberculosis, a fatal lung disease. “Ten million people are affected by tuberculosis every year,” said its creator, Dhiman Bhattacharyya, whose work involves functionalized titanium dioxide nanotubes to detect disease biomarkers […]

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Depression Treatment for Couples

Before attending the U as a graduate student in occupational therapy (OT), Jackie Einerson worked on farms through AmeriCorps and volunteering, focusing on justice. She views the relationship between OT and farming as “the simplicity of improving people’s lives.” Working with professor Alexandra Terrill, Einerson assists with research focusing on post-stroke depression, specifically in couples […]

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