Duke Students!

The Duke STEAM Challenge is an undergraduate, graduate and professional student challenge designed to explore new ways that Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics–along with the humanities and social sciences–might contribute to one another for the greater good. This year's theme is "Digital Humanities." The Challenge runs December 2015-April 2016.

Congratulations to our STEAM Challenge 2016 Winners!

  • Grand Prize of $10,000 to Pocket Counselor
  • Second Prize of $5000 to Akin
  • Third Prize of $3000 to New Media Memex
  • Fourth Prize of $1000 to Emoji Express

Our Additional Finalists Included:

  • Prism
  • Sugar Rebels
  • Dhoop Energy

All of the the Finalist teams brought a tremendous amount of creativity and energy to the table. We look forward to seeing all of them develop in the coming months and years!


About Steam

STEAM is an interdisciplinary approach that bridges STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines with the Arts, humanities, and social sciences in meaningful ways. STEAM is rooted in the conviction that the challenging questions of the 21st century can only be answered through the integrated efforts of all disciplines working together.

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Have questions about the kind of projects we want you to be thinking about? Check out these examples of STEAM work in the world to get your creative juices flowing.

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