DifferenceMaker® is a campus-wide program that engages UMass Lowell students in creative problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurship.
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Do you have an idea that could make a difference in the community or world? Please apply to the $50,000 Idea Challenge today!
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Application close: February 12, 2019 at 5 p.m.
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Spread the Love is an online platform that would consist of personalized lesson plans for struggling schools that cannot afford the resources that they need.
Lowell Sprouts is an organization that utilizes school gardens as a way to educate middle school children about the importance of sustainable, organic agriculture. Lowell Sprouts entered the DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge and won first place in the “Sustainable Environment” category, a $3,500 award.
Indoor Hydroponic System ensures an optimal environment for plants.