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About ljhosman

Laura Hosman is Assistant Professor of Ethics, Public Policy, Science & Technology (EPPST), with appointments in the Department of Political Science & the Science, Technology and Society (STS) Program at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)

SolarSPELL First Field Update from Alexis & Steve in Naviso, Maewo, Vanuatu: A Smashing Success!

We held a training with Peace Corps volunteers in Vanuatu just last month, on how to use the SolarSPELL digital libraries, and provided 25 libraries and tablets to the attendees. Below is the text of an email from Alexis Cullen. She and … Continue reading

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Successful Second Deployment of 25 SPELL Solar Digital Libraries with Peace Corps in Vanuatu

The Solar SPELL team from Cal Poly held a full-day training session at Peace Corps Headquarters in Port Vila, Vanuatu, on September 9, 2015. Volunteers traveled to the training from across many of the islands that comprise Vanuatu, and were … Continue reading

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Cal Poly Solar SPELL Team Holds Successful Training Workshop with Micronesia Peace Corps Volunteers

The Solar SPELL team from Cal Poly carried out a two-day training session with the incoming class of Peace Corps volunteers in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The training took place in Madolenihmw, Pohnpei in on August 4 & … Continue reading

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