The Report headed to Washington University in St. Louis to attend Clinton Global Initiative University, where Stephen saluted young people's commitment to developing theories that will one day solve the world's problems, while their classmates were on Spring break.
With President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton as his guides, Stephen investigates what the best and brightest minds are up to ... and offers a world-changing project of his own.
Find out more about these projects for noble causes:
Developing low-cost, portable technology that provides fresh water to low resource areas by converting atmospheric air into water.
Commitment by: Guy Katz and Elizabeth Nowak
School: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
A device revolutionizing traditional prescription drug bottles by ensuring proper dosages.
Commitment by: Aditya Mazmudar, Owais Ansari, Aakash Shah, and Sami Hashmi
School: Northwestern University
The Chester Sound
A hip-hop music education program pairing college students with youth from Chester, Pa., a neighboring city suffering from poverty and violence.
Commitment by: Kassandra Sparks and John "Trip" Lenahan
School: Swarthmore College
Project Splash and Dash
Reducing water waste on campus by starting a shower time reduction program.
Commitment by: Adriana Crespo-Tenorio
School: Washington University of St. Louis
Reducing Traumatic Brain Injury for Student Athletes
Developing impact-detecting sensors for football helmets to help coaches and players better understand injuries.
Commitment by: Eric Luster
School: Arizona State University
Converting solid waste in the Kenyan slums into charcoal briquettes that can be used as cooking fuel.
Commitment by: Kevin Kung, Ali Kamil, Chazz Sims
School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Humanure Power Project
Building toilets to eliminate outdoor defecation in India and produce affordable electricity from methane gas in feces.
Commitment by: Anoop Jain and Emma Jasinski
School: Tulane University of New Orleans
Use of Ambient Gas Plasma As a Cheap Convenient Means to Disinfect Water
Development of a low-cost portable device to disinfect drinking water
Commitment by: Connor Galleher and Matt Pavlovich
School: University of California Berkeley
Generating sustainable income for and eco-friendly techniques for farmers in Colombia through an all-natural beverage company.
Commitment by: Maria Claudia Sarta Herrera, Jessica Troiano, and Elisabeth Kelly
School: New York University
A dermatological pathology smartphone app promoting contact with physicians and aiding diagnoses.
Commitment by: Salman Hirani and Zishan Hirani
School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas