News Update :: Tuesday, May 9, 2006

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Federal, Higher Ed Team Open Iraqi Virtual Science Library

U.S. government officials, university scientists and publishers launched the Iraqi Virtual Science Library (IVSL) last week, a digital portal that gives the Iraqi science and engineering community free online access to millions of scientific articles and other resources...

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BYU Pres: ‘The Best Technology is the Technology That Wins’

Brigham Young University-Idaho President Kim Clark told Utah business executives last week that “ there are many ways to 'win' in today's fluid economy," but that the companies that win are the ones that find creative ways to meet consumer demand...

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Cornell IT Publishes Online 3-D Annual Report

Cornell University’s information technology department is issuing its business plan and annual report using a Web-based 3-D page-flipping format. The “Digital Flip” format was developed by E-Book Systems, an electronic publishing technology firm...

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Maryland Flexcar to Reduce Parking Pressures

The University of Maryland launched a Flexcar program that would give qualified staff, students, and faculty the free use of one of four fuel-efficient vehicles that will be kept on campus...

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Free Web Player for 3D Content Sharing

Caligari Corp., a producer of 3-D modeling and animation software, announced the release of truePlay, a free Web player for sharing interactive 3D objects, scenes and multimedia “worlds.”...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

$5M Grant Backs Boise State EE/CE Ph.D. Program

Boise State University received a $5 million grant from the Micron Technology Foundation to support its new Ph.D. program in electrical engineering and computer engineering...

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Duke to Donate Computers to Durham Public Schools

Duke has begun a project to place about 1,000 of its used but stable computers into community schools and nonprofit organizations each year...

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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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