Author Archives: ljhosman

About ljhosman

Laura Hosman is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Illinois Institute of Technology

A Computer Lab for the Chuuk Women’s Council

Thanks to funding from the Internet Society Community Grant Program as well as from the Information Society Innovation Fund (isif.asia) a computer learning lab has been established at the Chuuk Women’s Council! Our goal in establishing a computer lab in the Chuuk … Continue reading

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Kicking off Teacher Technology Training with the Peace Corps Volunteers in Chuuk

A very exciting new chapter for the PISCES Project began last week when we met with three Peace Corps volunteers located in Chuuk, FSM. Pictured below, from left, are Ben Walter, Melody Alvarez, and Elana Meitler, who will be leading … Continue reading

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Preparing for our server deployment in Chuuk: RACHEL PACIFIC

In the spring semester of 2013, a team of 14 students at Illinois Institute of Technology worked on a project that would ultimately be deployed in Chuuk, in the Federated States of Micronesia. Our main tasks were 1) to prepare … Continue reading

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