News Update :: Tuesday, August 22, 2006

News

Stanford to Open Online High School for Gifted Students

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that Stanford University will open the nation’s first online high school for the gifted this fall...

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Games 1: UNC Develops Play-for-Credit Econ Video Game

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s online division has developed a video game that covers the lessons of second-level economics that students can take – or play – for credit...

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Games 2: Wharton to Develop New Gaming Executive Program

The executive education division of the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton business school is developing an education program for “gaming executives.”...

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U. Texas Grants Bonanza for Engineering, Tech Infrastructure

The University of Texas Board of Regents endorsed an unprecedented investment of $2.56 billion to boost its competitiveness in key scientific areas...

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Microsoft, CMU Fund Entertainment Tech Grant for Minorities

Carnegie Mellon University and Microsoft Corp. funded a scholarship for minorities and women pursuing careers in the entertainment industry as graphic artists, game designers, and computer programmers...

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Contracts, Deals, Awards

Seton Hall to Deliver Class Notes to Student Cell Phones

Seton Hall University signed a deal to acquire a mobile communications system that will deliver class and school information directly to the mobile phones and e-mail addresses of...

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Maui Supercomputing Center Inks Largest Hardware Deal

The Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC), an Air Force research lab managed by the University of Hawaii, announced...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Techlearn 2006
in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 10-13, 2006

2006 Conference on Educational Technology
in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 22-25, 2006

Events Calendar

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