iCampus Prize: Student Software Solutions Address MIT Student Needs

Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT)

Stata with iCampus logoIn early March, the MIT Council for Educational Technology (MITCET) and the Office of Educational Technology and Innovation (OEIT) announced  the winners of the first round of the 2012 iCampus Student Prize competition. During the final round in May, the five finalists are competing for a grand prize is up to $10,000. 

The solutions in the final round address a range of student issues, and show ingenuity, creativity and a real drive to make a difference in life and learning at MIT. 

  • CasaNexus: An application to find housing for the short-­‐term work opportunities many MIT students pursue to gain insights about fields or industries.
  • CourseRoad: An interface to help students map out their classes through their undergraduate careers, including  prerequisite and corequisite connections.
  • Dormbase: A dorm management system.
  • STEMid: An aggregator of STEM internship opportunities from across the web.
  • Tango: An academic network that connects students to classmates from the start during class registration.

Read complete descriptions and watch short videos of the student teams talking about their solutions. The final winner will be announced by May 11, 2012.