2020 Capstone Projects

Paolo Guarano, Threading the Needle: Crafting a Politically-Feasible Plan for Renewable Energy

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Jack Harris, Battle for the Arctic: Why America is Unprepared for the Iceless Age

Brief Video Poster


Emily Hatch, Food for Thought: An Examination of Michigan’s Food Policy Councils

Brief Video Poster


Chayse Hurley, Garden Variety Crime: Planting Seeds of Transformation in Detroit Neighborhoods

Brief Video Poster


Lauren Lahie, Let’s Talk about Sex [Education]

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Sejal Luthra, Run for the Finish Line: Assessing the Impact of Academic Probation on Student Populations at MSU

Brief Video Poster


Cristian Eduardo Martínez Medina, Opportunity Zones: Opportunity for Whom?

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Bo Molefhi, Hip-Hop Versus New York State: The Transformation of Leadership and Advocacy in Black Communities and Challenges of Policy Listening

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Cody Proudfoot, Investing in Michigan’s Water Resources

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Max Raphelson, Who Gives a Dam? Abandoned Dams: The Forgotten Infrastructure

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Hannah Sweeney, Listening to Everyone Except the People Who Know: Education Policy in Michigan

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Malik Washington, Gentrification, Equity, and Inclusion: An Analysis of the Detroit Housing Inclusionary Ordinance

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Link to folders containing all briefs, videos, and posters

Briefs and posters are all saved as pdfs, videos are a mix of mp4 and mov files