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Combatting sex trafficking

March 12th, 2013

Rodney Green, manager of the College’s Collaboratory, penned an opinion piece for the March 8 Christian Science Monitor in honor of International Woman’s Day about the worldwide sexual exploitation of girls and women. He offered three ways that people can combat sex trafficking.

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World Vision grant improves water access for disabled

July 11th, 2012

World Vision recently granted¬†Messiah’s Collaboratory¬†$733,000 to continue researching and developing innovative ways of improving access to water and sanitation for people with disabilities in West Africa. World Vision wrote about the grant for its mobile app on July 10.

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College and Sisters of Annunciation help individuals with physical disabilities in Mali

June 2nd, 2009

The Catholic Witness, a newspaper of the Diocese of Harrisburg, features the efforts of Ray Norman, dean of the School of Mathematics, Engineering, and Business, and several students as they design, build, and implement water pump structures and latrine systems to assist disabled people in Mali, western Africa. The College’s chief contacts in Mali are four Sisters of the Annunciation who train village women in a variety of skills.

Read “Messiah College collaborates with sisters to assist disabled in Africa” on page 16 of the May 22 Catholic Witness.

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College noted for commitments to sustainable energy

October 7th, 2008

The College’s commitments to sustainable energy both locally and abroad were the subject of a feature story in the Oct. 5 issue of the Carlisle “Sentinel.” The article highlights the recent solar pavilion dedication, the Collaboratory’s installation of solar panels in remote African villages, and a record of success with solar-powered vehicles.

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Students and faculty team up to promote alternative energy solutions

July 21st, 2008

A July 20 “Patriot-News” article about how central Pennsylvania is responding to the need for alterative energy solutions begins, “The midstate has a lot going on in the fields of alternative and renewable energy.” The article then goes on to talk almost exclusively about several Messiah initiatives, including developing markets for solar panels and biodiesel.

Read “College puts alternative energy to the test.”

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