Spring 2022 Make-A-Thon

March 25-26, 2022

2022 THEME: Technology and the City

 2022 Make-A-Thon Winners

First and Last Name Project/Proposal University Prize
Andrew Cummings                                   Affordable Transit Duquesne University                  Best Policy Proposal
Durwash Badr           Pitt-verse, A Language Oriented and a Community Connected Website for Refugees: RefugeBurgh Duquesne University Women in STEM

Jessica Fortunato 
Christian Abitz 
Abharan Yadavalli

The No-Brainers: Safety Net Duquesne University Best Prototype Proposal and Best Duquesne Proposal (Vernon F. Gallagher Chair Prize).
Jessica Steinberg
Amelia Glenn
Warren Lester
Space Holders: Open Source AT Pipeline University of Pittsburgh                       Best Project Proposal and Best Overall Proposal

WHAT IS A MAKE-A-THON? 

A Make-A-Thon is an idea showcase where people get together to build cool things on a very short timescale and demonstrate how to change the world!

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?

Be creative and solve problems! You can build a robot, design a tool, craft a policy, draft a poster, write a proposal, create a video, build a website . . . creativity is encouraged on the way to solving problems!

WHAT CAN I WIN?

$500 Grand Prize
$250 each for the best:
Complete Prototype
Project Proposal
Policy Proposal

WHERE

Online via Discord and Zoom

WHO

Graduate and Undergraduate Students at Duquesne University and Undergraduate Students from any Pittsburgh area college or university may compete in teams of up to four people.

WHEN

The Make-a-thon will run for 24 hours, from 3PM March 25th to 3PM March 26th.