Florida International University student Chloe Castro jumps above the high-tech solar panels on Camillus House Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Miami. The panels, part of an $80,000 energy makeover, evolved from a class project by Castro, a FIU communication arts graduate. Her assignment: design a project to translate philanthropy into everyday life, then persuade 27 classmates that hers was better than theirs.
Florida International University student Chloe Castro jumps above the high-tech solar panels on Camillus House Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Miami. The panels, part of an $80,000 energy makeover, evolved from a class project by Castro, a FIU communication arts graduate. Her assignment: design a project to translate philanthropy into everyday life, then persuade 27 classmates that hers was better than theirs. PETER ANDREW BOSCH pbosch@miamiherald.com
Florida International University student Chloe Castro jumps above the high-tech solar panels on Camillus House Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Miami. The panels, part of an $80,000 energy makeover, evolved from a class project by Castro, a FIU communication arts graduate. Her assignment: design a project to translate philanthropy into everyday life, then persuade 27 classmates that hers was better than theirs. PETER ANDREW BOSCH pbosch@miamiherald.com

A high-tech solar roof at Camillus House is part of a student-inspired energy makeover

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