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GlobalResolve director, projects expand reach

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GlobalResolve's director is being asked to serve on international engineering initiatives, and musicians are holding a benefit concert to raise funds for water purification devices.

People inside and outside of Arizona State University are so impressed with the work being done as part of the GlobalResolve initiative that its director is being asked to serve on international engineering initiatives, and musicians are holding a benefit concert to raise funds for water purification devices.

'Changemakers' take part in national innovation conference

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ASU, selected last fall as a Changemaker Campus, recently took part in the Ashoka Exchange, a social entrepreneurship conference.

ASU, selected last fall as a Changemaker Campus, recently took part in the Ashoka Exchange, a social entrepreneurship conference.

GlobalResolve Projects Take Innovation Challenge Awards

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Three of the 16 winners of the 2011 ASU Innovation Challenge Venture Creation Competition have their origins in GlobalResolve projects.

Three of the 16 winners of the 2011 ASU Innovation Challenge Venture Creation Competition have their origins in GlobalResolve Projects.  

The ASU Gel Fuel Stove project will help the village of Domeabra, Ghana, start production of gelled ethanol and a high-efficiency stove to eliminate smoke from cooking fires and reduce respiratory disease and childhood mortality.  Production and market testing began in Fall 2010 in partnership with CEESD, a non-profit organization for creation of energy and environmental sustainability.

The Twig Light: wood-burning power for off-grid communities

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Energy for Change article about the twig light, an invention of ASU GlobalResolve students and faculty.

Energy for Change article about the twig light, an invention of ASU GlobalResolve students and faculty.

date: 
11/8/10

Education Technology Access in Ghana

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ASU's Alt^I talks about providing the GlobalResolve team with Apple iPad technology to enhance their work in Ghana.

ASU's Alt^I talks about providing the GlobalResolve team with Apple iPad technology to enhance their work in Ghana.

date: 
11/4/10

Research in Ghana yields new partners, challenges

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ASU’s GlobalResolve traveled again to Ghana over the summer to build on its successful partnerships and product prototypes.

ASU’s GlobalResolve traveled again to Ghana over the summer to build on its successful partnerships and product prototypes.

Multidisciplinary capstone brings light – and more – to developing countries

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Students in the new GlobalResolve social entrepreneurship capstone course are heading to Ghana, Africa to study the need for innovative energy solutions.

Students in the new GlobalResolve social entrepreneurship capstone course are completing initial business plans in preparation for a two-week trip to Ghana in May to study local resources and needs.

GlobalResolve returns to Africa

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Nine students and five faculty from ASU are traveling to Kenya and Ghana between May 14 and May 31 to visit five villages, two K-12 schools, a research NGO, a water filter factory and a university (KNUST).

Nine students and five faculty from ASU are traveling to Kenya and Ghana between May 14 and May 31 to visit five villages, two K-12 schools, a research NGO, a water filter factory and a university (KNUST).

The goals include the use of rural village appraisal in order to identify villager needs for future projects, deliver prototypes of the Twig Lights and Solar Cell Phone Chargers for village evaluation, continue to develop two village ventures (Gel Fuel and Twig Lights) and explore partnerships with KNUST.

Join our LinkedIn Group

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GlobalResolve is on LinkedIn!

GlobalResolve is on LinkedIn! Join our group at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3045096&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr

GlobalResolve team wins funding to turn idea into impact

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The aura, or twig, light project is the winner of $5,000 in the first annual ASU Innovation Challenge.

The aura, or twig, light project is the winner of $5,000 in the first annual ASU Innovation Challenge. ASU's GlobalResolve, a social entrepreneurship program, sponsored the development of the light.

Read more in the May 2010 PULSE newsletter: http://entrepreneurship.asu.edu/newsletter/2010/05/03/challenges-innovator-and-community-changemaker-student-winners-announced

date: 
5/5/10

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