Four hands hold out various sums of money.

HawksNest opens project funding up to the crowd

Screenshot of HawksNest home page. Text: HawksNest. Discover. About Us. Terms of Use. Sign Up. Log In. HawksNest Is a Platform to Hatch New Ideas. Support the research of Miami University students, faculty, and staff. Recent Projects. See more. Predicting Risk of Falls Using Smartphone And Wearable Devices in Older Adults. Goals of this project include development and use of apps for predicting risk of falls in older adults using methods of deep learning and . . . Learn more. Stopping The Growth of Cancer In Its Tracks. Cancer cells grow very rapidly and this quick pace of growth often leads to the misfolding of proteins within cancer cells. A protein nam . . . Learn more. Limbo: A Student-Produced Short Film. We are Miami University students in the MAC 414 Capstone Pictures class. For this project we are founding High Morale Productions and will . . . Learn more.

With Miami University’s new crowdfunding platform, HawksNest, anyone can help creativity, innovation, and inquiry take off. In just three steps you can directly support research, art, and innovative projects led by Miami University students, faculty, and staff.

1. Create an account or login with your Miami account.
2. Select a project.
3. Make a tax-deductible pledge.

After that, you can login to HawksNest to view a record of your donations and get progress updates from managers of the projects you’ve supported.

And don’t forget to check out what’s new while you’re there. Projects spend 45 days or less in HawksNest, so there’s always something fresh hatching!

Learn more about HawksNest here.

Money image by 401(K) 2012, via Flickr. Used under Creative Commons license.

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