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So many great students are enrolled in the GreenHouse program that we just had to showcase some of their stories. 

Check them out by Faculty:

Applied Health Science

Olivia Hickey: A Healing Space
Fall 2017

Olivia Hickey is working to make a hospital room designed around traditional First Nations medicine where patients can seek healing as part of their stay in the hospital.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

#10: Reduced Inequalities

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Le-Tien Duong: Small solutions to big problems
Fall 2017 

Le-Tien is investigating non-clinical forms of mental health therapy to add to the UWaterloo and KW communities so that higher-risk youth, especially those waiting for medical support, can find other ways of coping.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

Sustainability #3: Good Health and Well-Being

Bailee Walls: Just Bee
Spring 2017

Bailee is creating educational storybooks for children to help them learn about and cope with mental health.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

#4: Quality Education

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William Marchand
Spring 2016 & Fall 2016

William is tackling programming for people with young onset dementia.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

Sustainability Goals Number 3

Laura Morrison: GameChangers  
Fall 2015 & Winter 2016

Laura is interested in ending sexual violence and knows that it will take an innovative solution to combat deeply rooted perspectives of unhealthy masculinity.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

#5: Gender Equality

#16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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Sustainability Goal #5
Sustainability Goal #16

Rachel Thompson: Marlena Books
Spring 2015 

Rachel is creating books to meet the needs of older adults with dementia.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

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Benny Hua: Node
Spring 2015

Benny is rethinking the compression sleeve for breast cancer survivors.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

Sustainability Goals Number 3

Tina Chan: PASS
Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016 & Spring 2016

Tina is helping students cope with stress and anxiety

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

Sustainability Goals Number 3

Laura Barkin: Moving Libraries
Fall 2013, Fall 2014 & Winter 2015

Laura aims to make studying an active experience by bringing FitDesks to the University.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

#4: Quality Education

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Sustainability Goal #4

Rosalind Wilkes
Fall 2016

Rosalind wants to help support survivors of sexual violence.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#5: Gender Equality

#16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Sustainability Goal #5
Sustainability Goal #16

Christina Hassan: FullSoul Canada
Winter 2014

Christina is working to improve the state of maternal health in Uganda.

UN Sustainable Development goals targeted:  

#3: Good Health and Well-Being

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