Institute alumni compete in $1 million mask challenge
Three Wichita State University alumni are in the running to win $1 million as part
of the Next-Gen Mask Challenge sponsored by XPrize. They were chosen one of only 25 finalists from a field of 1,000 teams from 30 countries.
Spencer Steinert, Jared Goering and Maggie Koops — all recent graduates of Wichita
State’s Master of Innovation Design program — teamed up to for the Cyfive apparel company to address a challenge created by XPrize: to craft a face mask addressing
the obstacles that deter people from wearing them and promote positive mask-wearing