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IET Team Behind Project to Help Syrian Refugees Reclaim Right to Education
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A team from Information and Educational Technology is behind a very human project that launched in June to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon reclaim their right to education. Web developers did the custom programming for the Article 26 Backpack, a cloud-based platform to help refugees document and share their educational credentials. Keith David Watenpaugh, a professor in the College of Letters and Science and director of the Backpack project, has traveled to Lebanon several times in the past few months to help hundreds of refugees set up virtual “backpacks”. “A lot of what we do is important, but this was...