Tag Archives: KnightNewsChallenge

Safe Map: Phone application makes walking safer for college students

Knight Challenge Application: Safe Map Phone Application connects to Google Maps to create safe routes for college students Team Members:  Anders Johnson, Sarah Girard, Ian Campbell, and Madeleine Gerson Requested amount: $50,000 Expected time for project completion: Six months   The project We plan to create an application, Safe Map, that would—in partnership with Google […]

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Knight News Challenge-GreenScan

Description: 514 words Have you ever walked into a grocery store and wondered how much energy it took to produce the myriad food items stocking the shelves?  Are you an ecologically-conscious person?  Would you like to contribute to reducing your personal and local carbon footprint but aren’t sure how to start?  With our prospective phone […]

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Knight Challenge – Report Me

  Project Title: 10 words Report Me – A worldwide online network for publications and journalists Requested Amount $3,000   Expected Amount of time to Complete Project 6 months – 1 year   Describe your Project: 500 words A network for publications to easily find journalists based on location, topic, and expertise to find information […]

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The Greenery: Decoding Environmental Policy

Project Title: The Greenery: Decoding Environmental Policy Knight Group 1: Mollie Mahoney, Nathaniel Clark, Sanjana Murali Requested Amount: $30,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 6 months Project Description: When it comes to the news in the environment, it takes some decoding to understand what is truly going on. How much damage does fracking […]

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Synapps: Making the Invisible Connections Visible

The Knewies Knight News Challenge Sally Plank | Jacob Podell | Brie Winnega Project Title: Synapps Requested Amount: $90,000 Time Frame: Eight month pilot, one additional year for full roll-out Project Description: Synapps is a social media app that provides a platform for people coping with mental illnesses to connect. When a user first opens […]

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Conscious Consumption with GreenScale

Team: Talladega Knights Rachel Connolly Jimmy Brancho Julia Paige Project Title: GreenScale Requested Amount: $15,000 Expected Amount of Time to Complete Project: 1 year Describe your Project: How much energy does your food use? Recently, food labeling movements have provided clarity for consumers looking for organic, non-GMO, or recyclable products, but when it comes to […]

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News Challenge: Project Planet

Created by Mel Buckner, Cole Zingas, and Kaia Hayes Team Name: Project Planet Project Title: News optimization through geotagging, preferences, and graphics Requested Amount: $50,000 Expected Amount of time to Complete Project: 9 months to 1 year Describe your Project: 500 words             Our product will be a one-stop shop for optimized news, primarily about […]

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Knight News Challenge: Team NAPP (the News APP)

Team Name: NAPP: “News App” Students: Carlea Hazzard, Kirsten Ho, Levi Stroud Title: NAPP: The News App Playlist Requested Amount: $50,000 Expected Amount of Time to Complete Project: 6 months Describe Your Project: Our idea is to make an app or database that makes a “playlist” of articles. For example, when driving, currently your main […]

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Knight News Challange: Heather, Alex, Jill, Misba

                                                               Tally: Choose Your News Requested Amount: $10,000 Time Frame: 2 months Project description: When Tally is opened on any smartphone, tablet, or computer, a homepage containing a variety of news articles appears. The individual news article posts contain a picture relating to the content of the article with a few words describing what the […]

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Knights Challenge Idea: News Network

Sarah Clayton, Katie Shaw, Stephanie O’Neil, Alissa Cravens Knights Challenge Idea: News Network Requested Amount, Expected Amount of time to Complete Project. Describe your Project: 500 words, What unmet need does your product meet? 200 words  We propose a news app, hereby known as News Network, that integrates social media and regional location technologies to bring […]

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