Phoenix Mayor Gallego holds a donated rover kit.

Lack of access to computers and cellphones. No internet. Computer illiteracy. Dubbed the digital divide, these global challenges were tackled by panelists from around the world on Wednesday at the ASU Smart Region Summit, held in Phoenix.

 
Group of people sitting around table in high school classroom

Entrepreneur and TV personality Mark Cuban talked to room full of pharmacists, physicians, students, elected officials and other community members about alternatives to high-priced generic medications on Thursday, Jan. 26, at ASU's Beus Center for Law and Society. The discussion was hosted by the Arizona Diabetes Coalition and Leadership Council, Arizona Independent Pharmacies Association and Arizona Chronic Care Together. Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU News

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