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DifferenceMaker® is a campus-wide program that engages UMass Lowell students in creative problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurship.
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Do you want to think creatively? Do you want to make a positive impact? Do you want to work with other students and build new skills? Consider applying to the DifferenceMaker $50,000 Idea Challenge! All UMass Lowell students are encouraged to apply.
Application Closes: February 12, 2021
Apply to the Idea Challenge
Want to learn more about DifferenceMaker, meet new people, feel connected to campus, and get involved?
Register and attend the DifferenceMaker Spring Events
Do you have an idea?
Do you see a problem you want to solve?
Do you want to make a difference in your community, or in the world?
Do you want to join a team and work with other students?
Sound like you?
Nonspec participated in the first annual DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge where they received the prestigious title of “The Campus Wide DifferenceMaker” and the top award of $5,000.
Cyborg is a hybrid, cost effective, musical instrument, which has the ability to transform any object into a touch sensitive musical instrument.