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    Senior Sheila Schneider, left, the first student who is legally blind to major in sculpture in the School of Art+Design, is creating a series of small sculptures with mathematical equations imprinted on them in Braille that will be used to help children with visual impairments learn mathematics. Deana McDonagh, a professor of industrial design, is the lead investigator on the project.

    Senior Sheila Schneider, left, the first student who is legally blind to major in sculpture in the School of Art+Design, is creating a series of small sculptures with mathematical equations imprinted on them in Braille that will be used to help children with visual impairments learn mathematics. Deana McDonagh, a professor of industrial design, is the lead investigator on the project.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Senior Sheila Schneider, left, the first student who is legally blind to major in sculpture in the School of Art+Design, is creating a series of small sculptures with mathematical equations imprinted on them in Braille that will be used to help children with visual impairments learn mathematics. Deana McDonagh, a professor of industrial design, is the lead investigator on the project.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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