News Update :: Tuesday, July 5, 2006

News

Academia, Industry, Feds Form ID Theft Research Center

A group of influential information technology firms, government agencies, colleges, and universities has formed a joint academic center to spearhead research in the area of identity management, information sharing policy, and data protection...

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Spellings Commission Report Mum on Education Technology

A first draft of a report by the Spellings Commission, the Bush administration’s panel (named after Department of Education Secretary Margaret Spellings) established to study the future of higher education, includes just two references to technology...

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Kauffman Gift to Broaden Campus Entrepreneurial Education

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation last week said it would give its second major grant – of $35 million – to broaden entrepreneurship education throughout the academic community. The program was launched in 2003, when eight schools were awarded $25 million to transform campus culture by starting entrepreneurship programs within liberal arts, engineering, and other disciplines outside of the business school...

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eUniversity Releases Podcast Trumpeting Online Benefits

Capella University, a for-profit online university, has launched a podcast series titled "Inside Online Education"...

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UT San Antonia Names Chief Information Officer

The University of Texas at San Antonio named John McGowan as associate vice provost for information technology and chief information officer...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

Rolls-Royce Donates Turbine to G.W. School of Engineering

Rolls-Royce Inc. has donated an industrial gas turbine to George Washington University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)...

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Jenzabar Partners to Offer Career Services Via Web Offering

Electronic learning platform developer Jenzabar, Inc. formed a partnership with an employment services provider to begin offering career research services via its Web platform and portal...

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

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