News Update :: Tuesday, April 25, 2006

News

California Community Colleges Set for Internet Video

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) has finished migrating all of the state’s community colleges to the H.323 Internet standard...

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Pennsylvania Troubleshooting High Tech Education Deficit

Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities increased their production of skilled graduates in math, science, computing, and engineering by 25 percent in the last decade. But according to a new study on its higher education system, a significant part of that growth has been due to the enrollment of out-of-state students...

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Indiana Informatics School Deploys RFID in Annual Bike Race

Indiana University’s School of Informatics has organized a project to use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to capture time and lap information on individual riders during the university’s annual Little 500 bicycle race...

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Carnegie Mellon to Induct Celebots Into “Robot Hall of Fame”

Five famous robots, including Maria, the art deco star of Fritz Lang's 1927 film "Metropolis" and Gort, the metallic giant from the 1951 sci-fi thriller “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” will be inducted into Carnegie Mellon University's Robot Hall of Fame during a ceremony this June...

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Train Wreck or Mash-up? MTV Funds Student Multimedia

MTV’s “college network,” mtvU has funded 10 student multimedia projects to create digital "mash-up” programming that would combine elements of short-form programming, gaming, social networking, blogging, instant and text messaging, podcasting, and mobile phone-based interactivity...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

New Data System Adopted at Baylor

Baylor College of Medicine, the 10th largest medical school in the country, is installing software to capture and report data electronically from clinical trials, as well as to manage clinical trial research operations. The Web-based software, developed by Advanced Clinical Software Inc., will create a standard research platform with a single user interface that can be used across all hospitals where Baylor conducts research..

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U of Cincinnati Gets $289M Software Gift

The University of Cincinnati received the largest in-kind grant in its history – product lifecycle management software and services with a market value of $289 million from UGS Corp...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Campus Technology 2006
in Boston, July 31-August 3, 2006

TDWI World Conference
in Chicago, May 14-19, 2006

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