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Posts occurring in May 2014

SmArt Lessons: DePauw seniors create arts education program to teach children

May 8, 2014


When DePauw senior Chelsea Naylor suggested to a friend that they could combine arts activities with sports, a young girl chimed in –they could paint with different colors and experiment with abstract art.

It was concrete evidence to Naylor that the art education program she created had a lasting impression.

Naylor and fellow senior Meghan Gieseker created jumpstART, a monthly arts program for Putnam County children in kindergarten through fifth grade. ...

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Simply Started: DePauw students forge business plan through entrepreneurial competition

May 1, 2014

Months after venting their frustration about the high cost of organic beauty products, seniors Caitlyn Hammack and Stephanie Sharlow watched a judge in a competition for aspiring entrepreneurs tell them they were on their way – as he massaged their prototype organic moisturizer into his skin.

The duo created the business plan at UPushStart, a competition at DePauw for aspiring entrepreneurs. ...

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