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- Wright, P. and Ferdig, M. A. (2011). “Eric Thorsell: Creative Collaboration to Design Affordable Prosthetics.” SLI Publication Series: Sustainability Leaders in Action, SLI Website.
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- Ferdig, M. A. (2013). “Changing Minds: Changing Behaviors.” Nebraska Energy Assistance Network Presentation, Lincoln, NE.
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