Lewis Competes in Students Invent to Prevent Violence

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Lewis University Competes in Students Invent to Prevent Violence Program

Published: February 8, 2021.

Lewis University has a student team for the Students Invent to Prevent Violence (Invent2Prevent) project.

The team includes undergrad and grad students from Justice, Law, and Public Safety Studies (Jenna Calderone, Briahna Farries, Kimberley Skubic, and Michael Hazel) and Computer Sciences (Danhong Li and Juan Moncada).  

Dr. Vesna Markovic, Chair, Associate Professor of Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies, is serving as the advisor. She was previously a faculty advisor for a team in 2015.

The project is being sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Office of Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention, and supported by EdVenture Partners, the McCain Institute for International Leadership and Credence Management Solutions. 

The team is competing with teams from other universities including Johns Hopkins, Columbia University, The Citadel, American University, University of Southern California, and twelve other schools.

Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,300 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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