Student Projects

Student Projects

The Hart Leadership Program has a long history of exemplary student work, and we are proud to showcase here a selection of student research projects, internships, and honors theses dating back to 2011. Below, you can explore nearly 400 student projects, filtering by project type, Hart program affiliated with the project, thematic topics, project locations, and project years. The database does not provide the full text of students' projects, but it does provide abstracts of student work wherever available, as well as more information including students' class year and, when applicable, the name of the community partner organization a student worked with to conduct their internship or research. We will continue to expand the database as our students continue conducting phenomenal projects. In the meantime, use the search function below to explore our incredible students' work, and get inspired!

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Project Year: 2015

Alaska: Creating an Inclusive Economy

The development of Alaska’s economy has historically not only contributed to but depended on the persecution and oppression of Alaska Native peoples. The treatment of Alaska Natives leads to economic ruin and cultural decimation in their communities and, given that their numbers amount to 19% of Alaska’s population, the Alaskan …

Lack of Equitable Access to Drugs that Treat Neglected Tropical Diseases

Problem Statement Despite the rise in awareness of neglected tropical disease since 2006, when the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases was established, neglected tropical diseases still receive just 0.6% of all official development aid assistance. In our interview several weeks ago, you noted that “there’s not much resources or …

Toward a Safer Future: Adaptive Leadership Portfolio on Food Safety Management in China

Policy Problem Statement: Food safety incidents in China during the past decade have profoundly wounded the trust of the public society in the domestic food industry and compromised China’s reputation among the international society. Directly related with the life quality of people and with social stability, food safety control remains …

Assessing the Variable Extent of the Schistosomiasis Problem in the Rorya District of Tanzania to Better Allocate Existing Funding

Research Questions: Why is schistosomiasis so prevalent in the Rorya district of Tanzania? How can the Shirati Health Education Development Foundation better allocate existing funding to prevent and treat schistosomiasis?

Market Research for Social Entrepreneurship in Feed Me Hope

RESEARCH QUESTION: What food products should the Downtown Soup Kitchen produce in its bakery and kitchen for the social enterprise portion of Feed Me Hope, who will buy these products, and what will be the logistics of sale and delivery?

Utilizing Existing Resources to Provide Elderly Care Services for Neighborhoods in Harbin, China

About the Project About Harbin Harbin, the capital and largest city of Heilongjiang province, China, is consists of 8 metropolitan districts and 10 counties and has a total population of up to 11 million. Harbin is the most populous city in Northeatern China and serves as an important industrial base …