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University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

By Senait Gebregiorgis

June 27, 2015

Six University students designed a therapeutic stuffed fox to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In addition to using the prototype to help others, the group submitted it for the 2015 James Dyson Award. The submission, called "TherapAlz," stands for ther...

Sigma Kappa’s taco dinner, frisbee tournament donates to Alzheimer’s research

By Olivia Catuara

November 11, 2013

Sigma Kappa sorority raised more than $5,000 last week for The Ultra Violet Campaign, a national philanthropic event that benefits the Sigma Kappa Foundation. All proceeds from the week benefits Alzheimer’s disease research. Sigma Kappa Chapters at other schools also participate in the Ultra Violet Ca...