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Hacks for Humanity - ASU Magazine 2017 Year in Review

Source: ASU Magazine Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Sometimes changing the world involves fun and games - and innovative thinking. For the 36-hour hackathon in October called Hacks for Humanity, participants from all over the world gathered, utilized their technology and teamwork skills to create apps and websites to better the community.

Photo gallery: Hacks for Humanity 2017

Source: ASUNow Date: Monday, October 16, 2017

When people think of hackers, a picture of someone slumped over a computer in a dimly-lit room often comes to mind; but who knew hacking skills could be used for good? A 36-hour hackathon at Arizona State University, Hacks for Humanity, encouraged participants to do just that. Oct 7–8, teams of hackers from all over the world gathered together, utilizing their technology and teamwork skills to create apps and websites to better the community.


Source: AZ Culture Date: Friday, October 6, 2017

In less than 48 hours from now, ASU based Project Humanities kicks off its 4th Annual Hacks for Humanity. Did you sign up to participate yet?  If not, WHY NOT??!! Remember, you don’t have to be a “techie” to participate.  This is for ALL types; artists, free-thinkers, humanitarians, computer experts, students, magicians, entrepreneurs, office-workers, ANYONE!  The magic in this event is diversity and different perspectives.  The desire to do good in the world is all that is required.

Hacks for Humanity participants seek to crack the code of a better future

Source: Arizona PBS Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Arizona State University’s Project Humanities hosts a 36-hour hackathon this weekend, inviting participants to find ways to hack into the status quo and bring about societal good. Hacks for Humanity is an annual event on ASU campus where participants are given resources to create new technologies that can address local and global issues.

Ahwatukee Professor stresses humanities in unique 'Hackathon'

Source: Ahwatukee Foothills News Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Ahwatukee Professor Neal Lester has come up with a novel way to brainstorm technological innovations. Lester, Foundation Professor of English at Arizona State University, will hold a 36 hours Hack For Humanity conference this weekend aimed at "challenging participants to create technologies to address local and global issues".

ASU Hacks for Humanity looks to find solutions for societal good

Source: ASUNow Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Hacks for Humanity, now an annual signature event sponsored by ASU’s award-winning Project Humanities, is a 36-hour entrepreneurial marathon in which participants are challenged to create technical solutions and initiatives to address local and global issues. This weekend's event, which is open to the public, starts at 8 a.m. Saturday and ends late afternoon Sunday at Stauffer B Building on the ASU Tempe campus.

Hackathons @ Arizona State University

Source: Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The number of hackathons in and around the university have seen a major increase in the past few years mostly due to the hype around it globally but also due to ASU’s effort as a whole to push the entrepreneurship experience and ecosystem in the university.

Hacks for Humanity builds its momentum on creativity, kindness

Source: ASUNow Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Participants in annual ASU hackathon come up with tech solutions to societal issues.

So You've Never Heard of "Hackathon"?

Source: AZ Culture Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

On Saturday until Sunday, October 3rd and 4th, ASU’s Project Humanities hosted its second annual “Hacks for Humanity” event. Contrary to popular belief, the event did not consist only of computer geeks and mathematicians. In fact, there were artists, students, teachers, local business people and, it seemed like people from all walks of life in between.

Year One: Life at ASU — Eric collaborates, for humanity

Source: ASUNow Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

"Year One: Life at ASU" is a periodic photo series following five freshmen navigating their first year at ASU. This installment checks in on Eric Arellano, a Flinn scholar from Tuscon who recently changed his major to computer science