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PBS’ Arizona Horizon | January 2021
This segment featured SolarSPELL’s work and accomplishments and also includes a behind-the-scenes look at our most recent Build Day
Forbes | December 2020
The article clearly explained how SolarSPELL works, why there is a need for it, and highlighted our efforts in South Sudan
South Sudan Medical Journal | November 2020
Learn more about the SolarSPELL Health: Nursing and Midwifery Library and the work our students and staff have been doing over the last year
ASUNow | September 13, 2020
ASU featured SolarSPELL and our Peace Corps partnership to exemplify being the most innovative school in the country for the 6th year.
Sentido Común | August 15, 2020
De acuerdo con la Asociación de Internet MX, en 2018, la penetración de internet en México en la población era de 67%. Si bien el acceso ha crecido rápidamente durante los últimos años, principalmente a través de los teléfonos inteligentes, su alcance continúa siendo desigual.
Signals AZ | August 2, 2020
The Peace Corps and Arizona State University today announced a new strategic partnership agreement that will advance their shared interest in meeting the needs of learners in remote, offline communities globally by leveraging ASU’s innovative technology, SolarSPELL, a tool to build information literacy and to advance high-quality education.
Global Sustainability | Sustainability Scientists and Scholars| July 13, 2020
A new strategic partnership agreement will advance a shared interest in meeting the needs of learners in remote, offline communities globally by leveraging ASU’s innovative technology, SolarSPELL, a tool to build information literacy and to advance high-quality education. SolarSPELL is directed by ASU Sustainability Scientist Laura Hosman, Associate Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.
ASUNow | July 10, 2020
The Peace Corps and Arizona State University have signed a strategic agreement that will help Peace Corps volunteers in the field advance their humanitarian work by using an educational device invented by an ASU professor.
Observatory of Educational Innovation | June 1, 2020
On December 20, 2019, Tec de Monterrey and Universidad de Los Andes, with the support of MIT Solve, launched the TPrize 2020 Challenge. This award seeks to encourage entrepreneurs to generate solutions aimed at social and educational problems in Latin America and the Caribbean.
State Press | April 16, 2020
The Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery will be provided with educational audio and visual material by SolarSPELL, a technology created by ASU students and professors.
When members of the SolarSPELL team visited Juba last year to assess the school’s needs, there was an immediate interest in supplying offline academic content to the students.
State Press | Feb. 6, 2020
ASU will provide community education for refugees and help with refugee operations in two cities in Ethiopia, ASU’s Education for Humanity initiative announced Jan. 26.
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